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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I planed a trip from Germany to Cape Town with a friend.
Unfortunetely he backed out at short notice.
Start was scheduled about mid July.
I dont like to do Africa myself.
We wanted to go down south the west route but now I think the east route would be ok too. Is there anybody going this way?
I have got time till end of the year.
My plan B is to ship the bike to Argentina and ride up to north America.
Before I did trips with Backpack, Motorcycle and 4x4.
My bike is an Africa Twin.
BTW I am 37 years and easy going...I think.
Hello, yes I am leaving uk on 19th August heading to capetown via east coast and currently planning on riding to turkey and then getting the roro boat to Egypt as doesn't look possible to start in morocco and ride east. Steed of choice is a drz. Would be very happy to ride sections with other people! Are any of you other London to capetowners going to be at Ripley next week? Claire
Hey everyone, lookign for riding partner for a planned trip departing italy about Nov 1.I live near Pisa and have a 2009 GS and plan on going to SA via the eastern route for ~6 months. Fly bike and me home to the USA about May 1.
Ferry to Tunisia, thru Libya (or Algeria or maybe something beside the coastal road in Libya), Egypt (Red Sea diving?), the standard eastern route with a major stop over in the Ruwenzori mountains (gorillas and game parks as I can) and then again in Botswana/Namibia. We spent 5 months there some 15 years ago (eastern > africa and naimibia and overland between) so I'm not completely naïve about the territory or the problems I might encounter.
Im 54, a mechanical engineer, and lots of varied travel experience (climbing, diving, off road moto), almost all of it with my lovely wife who cant bring herself to join me on this adventure.
More about me is on our blog:
This feels like a dating service but I'd rather not do this alone, and my short list of friends that would be compatible arent at the same time/interest/ability point in their lives. So what the heck.
I'm planning to arrive in Morocco about September 1st and head to Cape Town via Mauritania, Mali,Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin, southern Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, DRC, Angola, Namibia and South Africa.
I'll be riding a lightly loaded DRZ400S and need to be in Cape Town by mid-November.
I would be interested in meeting fellow travellers along the way. Any and all advice will be appreciated.
We will be in Nairobi on the 20th Aug & heading down to Cape Town
Like to arrive there by 1st Dec. Wife also wants to spend a week exploring
Zanzibar so if anybody wants to join for part of the ride most welcome
Even just to meet up and swap stories, we originally started in Egypt !
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