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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Achievable Dream The definitive guide to planning your motorcycle adventure! This insanely ambitious 2-year project has produced an informative and entertaining 5-part, 18 hour DVD series. "The ultimate round the world rider's how-to DVD!" MCN UK.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
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I am organising a trip from Melboune Austrailia via Brisbane, Adelaide, Oonandata track, Ayers Rock, Darwin, East Timor, along Indonesia to Malaysia & Thailand, Fly Thailand to Nepal. India, Pakistan, Iran turkey eastern Europe to Isle of Man TT early June. I am currently going alone but am keen to tie up with others at times. I am riding a F650gs. Anyone with tips, greatly appreciated. In particular, options fom Darwin to East Timor. The on to Flores and Thailand Flight to Nepal. My Caernet provider has stated I am on my own in Nepal. Is that a problem?
I'm on the trip as I speak, left Oz in April and just reached LcLead Ganj in NW India today.
Next the Manali-Leh highway then eventually Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Turkey again, Europe depending on weather as how far north, the Scotland, Ireland and Isle of Mann loop.
Options open after that.
I'm on a 2003 BMW 1150GS and the pig is a real hoot 90% and a pain 10% of the time, there is no "Best Bike" and . what you're sitting on is the best for the day.
I'm happy to offer tips and even a trip Journal if you're interested.
After Oz I covered Singapore, Thailand, Laos ( bit ) , Cambodia then Thailand again as Myanmar became a hassle after being sorted,,, Bangladesh , Bhutan, Darjeeling, Nepal East to West, then Agra and eventually here I am. 12,000km later, or 17,000km since I left home.
If you have the time see Bhutan !! I can suggest a group to help. It's the Himalayas I couldn't see from Kathmandu.
Despite the usual great reports I had a big hassle with Perkins on the Darwin to Singapore leg, I lost weeks off the itinerary and cost twice what airfreight would have due to lost, rescheduled and re-routed -flights and un-budgeted accomodation in expensive cities - waiting.
I got lucky I guess.
No need to crate as most companies roll-on into containers with other loose cargo, check shippers near your ports as I found 2 shippers in Brisbane who do similar.
Crates are mainly for air-freight, like I needed from Bankok ( on fire at the time ) to Dhaka as Myanmar was open then closed.
Send a PM ( with your email address !) - and I can forward my Journal if you like.
Both please make sure you have ALL your visa's sorted before you leave OZ, many places won't give you one at the border, only from home, also note the Indian govt has restrictions on entry / re-entry and also a Foriegner Registration system in place - many things to learn and part of the fun.
hmmm, so you guys are shipping from thailand, to myanmar, then to bangladesh? or overlanding some legs?
I currently have a bike in cambodia and would luv to take it thru china, pakistan, iran, turkey and back thru stans, china, mongolia, laos/cambodia but i think independent travel in china will be difficult. maybe i have to follow u guys...
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