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!
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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.'
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just in the process of trying to plan a visit/trip to Alaska.
I am based in central England and intend to hire a Bike in the Vancouver area and spend 3 weeks touring Alaska,would anyone have any knowledge of routes or the best time of year to do this type of trip.
I've also considered freighting my own bike over there, i am fortunate to have the choice of a 1200 GS or Honda Goldwing but i'm not sure what type of bike will fit the bill. ANY IDEA'S?
If you are going to want to explore some of the dirt highways you'd be making life a lot easier for yourself if you used the GS in my view...
The Goldwing would cope with the dirt highways and the areas of construction that you are bound to encounter - but the GS may just have the edge.
If you are staying on tarmac - could be a different story...
As far as hire companies - if you want to tour Alaska I'd hire in Alaska !! Gives you more time in the heart of what you want to see...
The best to contact would be Motoquest Tours based in Anchorage. Motorcycle Tours Around the World | MotoQuest Tours They are happy to hire bikes to individuals without you having to join a tour. Having said that the tours are good too... And, unlike the others in Alaska like Edelweiss they are happy for you to take the bikes off road. Edelweiss won't allow you to ride the Dalton for example.
would anyone have any knowledge of routes or the best time of year to do this type of trip.
Depending on how far north you intend to go, the best time for traveling Alaska/Northwest Canada is June-August. I've have seen snow and 31 deg. F on July 30th, north of Brooks Mountain Range (Dalton Hwy)
Still trying to get some feedback on the best time of year from a weather point of view, but my thoughts are june/july 2011.
Anywhere between June and September is good general timing but if I had to narrow it down to two months I would say July and August. Now if I had to pick 3 weeks within those two months, it would be a bit of a crapshoot as to which month would be better in any given year.
Last week of June thru August will work temperature wise. But I believe you get into the rainy season towards late July. Temps should be fine. Temps swings are normal up that way. Don;t use the wing if you plan to take some gravel roads. But if most all travel will be on tarmac, it should do fine.
I'm heading up that way in late June of 2012. Will be taking a GS Adventure. I will be going up to Prudhoe Bay. Will hit Alaska sometime in late 1st week f July to early 2nd week. Seems to work best for me.
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