The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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Well here we go again - just saw the first episode on TV. I'm so starved of overland/bike films I was happy to watch. And again, I have such mixed feelings about this venture. The guys seem very likeable, the media circus definitely not. Yet without this team of 2 support vehicles for the crew, we wouldnt see an overlandy film.
None of us has a secretary devoted to visa work for the riders. We dont have free bikes and a big warehouse to prepare in, etc etc. Im very disappointed that no reference is made to the Africa overlanders who've gone before -its as if these two were the first to do it.
Im quite unsure about this trip (and the last one )from our actor friends. I still dont know if its a good thing or not.....
Think yourself lucky that you've only watched it on tv. In a moment of weakness I've just bought the book (in mitigation it was half price!).
Did they make a reference to Ted Simon or am I imagining it? Ray Mears seemed to make a brief appearence so I was surprised that Chris Scott didn't get consulted (or maybe he did and just hasn't mentioned it here)
Well, i look at it this way, although they did it their way, which isn't very atractive to most of us, they still did it. Good for them. I look foreward to watching their adventure. The way they travel is not for me, but who cares? It's just more mental masturbation for the masses!
I certainly felt that the "contrived circus" element of the show was evident, even at this early stage, but this will hopefully diminish the further on they go.Interesting also that they've had to buy the support cars (or did i mis-hear that?), no freebees from Mitzi this time!How much are KTM kicking themselves at this stage, i wonder...
Their travels are great publicity for motorcycling generally. This contributes to making what we enjoy doing (riding our bikes) a little less threatening; a little more acceptable to others.
I think its great to have 2 known personalities who are likable types publicizing adventure travel. It provides a little balance to the news stories on outlaw gangs being busted for smuggling guns or dealing drugs; especially when our politicians always end up grandstanding on the 1%er problems.
Without the media circus and support, the average (non-motorcycling) Joe Public and his impressionable children, would not be exposed to this type of riding/travel and so it helps differentiate it from the bad elements.
We also shouldn't forget the charitable contribution they apparently are making through this.
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