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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Anyone heading down to see some of the DakarRally?
At the moment its just an idea but I would really like to ride down (from the UK) through Spain and over to Morocco to catch a bit of the Dakar over the festive season. I have not yet gone down that way so if anyone is going and knows the routes/scene a bit it would be great to do it together. I ride an Aprilia Pegaso 650.
Yes you never know hey! Its my first trip down to Africa from here, but beginning of my preperation for a London-Cape Town trip next year. I reckon most people from Europe have been to more countries in Africa than me, and I am from Africa! Its just such a massive continent.
How odd i'm planning the same trip on the same bike
Yes I'm planning a very similar trip on my pegaso 650 for approx 3 weeks perhaps leaving just after xmas and would like to do some off roading and also follow the Dakar for a bit. Give me a ring to discuss - 02476 501 601 (Coventry)
I'm thinking of going down for the Dakar in the 4x4 and may follow the first couple of days probably leaving the UK on the 2nd watching the start and then following till whenever. i could do with being back by the weekend of 12th-13th so just a short trip for me.
Hi there, I've been in contact with men8ifr, I fancy riding there too, setting off on the 26/27th Dec. He mentioned getting to Gib by van then riding over, wots Your preference..???? Anybody else interested????? and most welcome!!!!!!
Well I am all for riding as I have mates in Spain who I may spend a night or two with prior to the race, which would tie in well with your travel dates too. I am extremely easy-going with regards to plans, so open to suggestions, as long as I get to see a bit of the Dakar 2008!
Hello again, yeah its looking good then, I too am very easy going.Like You say, so long as We get to see some of the rally then good..!!!! Planning is fine but so is being spontainious.Where You based? Im in Cornwall, the other guy is in Coventry. Here's My Email... email@example.com
My bike is a 1997 650 Pegaso which at the moment has only been used on the road - I'm looking to modify it for this trip and some off road rallies and greenlaning in the UK ideally I would like:
Crash bars around engine and fuel tank
18 and 21" wheels to fit proper off road knobblies
Rear luggage system (may have to improvise - £550 for a touratech one!)
Alloy handlebars - moved forward and up 2" for off roading
Heavy duty (and muich bigger) off road footpegs
Heavy duty alloy bash / skid plate
Alloy wrap around handguards
Not sure how the suspension will cope yet - need to try it in the UK a bit - I may want it revalving?
That should keep me busy...
Anyway it looks like me and Mezzydog are on for Xmas leaving provisionally boxing day and we have 3 weeks.
Also there is an advert in this months Trail Bike Magazine (TBM) for riders to join this trip - no phone calls yet however as long as at least 1 other rider is with me then I'm much happier from a safety point of view, I would be concerned about a group bigger than 4 as well since I think it would start to slow things down considerably.
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