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.
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you may have seen my posts recently, gathering information about traveling through central america.
anyway, the help i have recieved through this site has been a tremendous help....people have great knowledge about travel here.
i am leaving from costa rica this wednesday june 6th by myself , but would love some company along the way to ride with , either by bike or car.
part of the way or all would be fine.
i am planning on taking the panam all the way to el salvador and then route 2, along the coast all the way to mexico.
when in mexico, my current plan is to get to mazatlan, and take the ferry over to baja......spend some time there and driving north to the states. however, i am open to suggestion on different routes or time tables allowed or preffered by other riders.
my email is firstname.lastname@example.org
i look forward to meeting some of you along the way.
thanks , dave
p.s.... i have klr 650
Don't worry too much about heat along the Pacific Coast, develop a sense of perspective and adapt to the conditions .Just now checked www.weatherunderground .com and see that all along the coast this morning temps range between 28C and 30C, at 11:45. Consider that it may rise a bit more during the afternoon ,expect a max of around 35C .To my way of thinking this is ideal motorcycle riding weather.Also the afternoon now will usually see the cloud banks building over the mountains and giving overcast sky to the coast strip, with often the potentioal for some thundershowers. Again with such temps it is actually fun to ride through the rain- but look ahead if you can see the other side of the shower or you may not dry out after. With the rainy season all the scrubby bush to seaside is now probably back in green leaves.
The really hot stuff , between 35C and 45C and more if you happen to hit a heat wave, is apt to be found much farther north along Mex 15 in the flat desert stretches of Sinaloa, Sonora and in Baja along Mex 1.
In such weather you can quench your thirst at many locations along the way at small refreshment stores , Pemex convenience stores and supermarkets selling water, bottled and canned cold juice and dairy.Carry a few liters of water in case you get really thirsty before you reach the next supply point.
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