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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Im led ther one night in bed and in a really shitty mood so i think to myself 'y...y do i feel like this' n then i realised its becouse im bored...bored of life. is life about working, is life about making someone else rich while u struggle and be unhappy...no! no it aint. so i though thats it...im doin what iv always wanted to, iv always wanted to go 'go' on a motorcycle, no set route or plans just see where the road takes me...its all about freedom.
So im setting off (on my cb1300) on august 9th from London with little more than a backpack on my shoulders. First stop is france by ferrie then stay in calais overnight n get a decent kip. Next guna ride down to Paris in the morning n just see wats goin on...spend sum time ther (anythin from 2 days to 2 weeks, just depending how i feel) then im thinking maybe onto Geneva, Switzerland, no real reason apart from iv never been ther before. You kinda get the idea...just go where i want when i want n stay as long as i want.
So before you think it, no i aint a single guy with no real commitments, iv got a job, an amazing girlfriend who is willing to let me do something iv always wanted to and iv got a house i gota pay for so just guna leave money in the bank to cover it for a while and to be honest im not going 'forever' ill probbly be back in a few months...6 months max.
Sooo my point is, if thers anyone out ther who is doing, planning or contemplating doin anything simular it would be great to chat, share ideas or even travel together. age or gender is not important, just the desire to be free.
Thanks for reading.
p.s: Sorry bout the shit spelling...iv never been good at that haha.
Strewth, that was like reading the worlds longest text message...
If you have as long as 6 months, I'd suggest maybe looking further afield than Europe which is on your doorstep (much more so than living in Scotland!) and you can head there any year for a holiday. It's also pretty expensive. If you are leaving as late as August, you'll hit colder weather in 2/3 months unless you head south. Why not buy an Enfield in Nepal and ride it back for example? Turkey, Iran, Pakistan are all within reach in that sort of time frame but you'd have look at the weather patterns. Just chucking some ideas in really.
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