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!
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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.'
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Off to the Middle East early September. The plan is to do the Black Sea coast before dropping down to Iran for 2-3 weeks. Back into Turkey and then Syria before the return leg at the end of October. All provided I can get an Iranian visa (the rules have changed).
Anybody heading in that direction around the same time? Might be useful to link up for a or a friendly face every now and then:
anyone plans trip to istanbul welcome to have a cup of drink. coupleriders.net group location is just few steps away from blue mosque & ayasofia which are located just at the heart of the city. ask for angelshomehotel that our meeting points is for riders
Similar(ish) trip planned for me. Leaving France in early September to travel to Jordan via Balkans, Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon. Objective is Petra. Reverse for the return trip to arrive back in France by end October.
Would be glad to keep in touch and have a if we cross paths.
Here's the plan:
departing Belgium on 12th september. Rather directly going to Bulgaria and from Turkey on slowing my pass. Doing some sightseeing in Eastern Turkey (Erzurum, Van lake region, Dogybayazit,...) into Georgia and back to Turkey to take the ferry in Trabzon to Sochi in Russia.
Making a detour to Elista (if I still have the time) and then easy going back home via Ukraine & Poland.
Having 5 weeks the time for this trip.
I'll be riding on a no nonsence Kawasaki Z750 (so, no much off roading for me)
Always in for a drink and a chat somewhere on the road
Hello all, I too will be pointing my bike in the direction of Turkey.. I'll be in Belgium for the GP (29th Aug 2010) and then taking about 2 ish weeks to head through Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria.. Beer and like minded people sound perfect!
(my onward plans are Syria,Jordan,Egypt and Africa east coast normal route)
Here is the plan for the Southern part of our upcoming trip:
Sept 9-16 depart Paris, heading towards Croatia coast
Sept 16-19 crossing Northern Greece from the direction of Lake Ohrid
Sept 19-24 in central Turkey
Sept 24-27 in Syria
Sept 27-Oct 2 in Jordan
Oct 2-4 in Syria
Oct 4-9 in Turkey following Southern then Western coast
Oct 9-12 crossing Bulgaria-Romania-Serbia
Oct 12-17 back to Paris
No doubt this plan will go all pear-shaped early on, but this is what we're aiming for. If anyone will be in those areas and fancies a , let us know.
Looks like the Middle East will be a busy destination next months! Here is my route:
13/09: Venice (boat)
And onwards to Istanbul, Ankara, Aleppo, Damascus, (Beirut?), Amman, Aqaba, Nuweiba, Suez, Cairo,
11/10: Alexandria (boat)
I'll be taking camping gear and hope to be able to see as much of the countries as possible...
Meet you there!?
Hmmm, Looks like our paths will cross in Turkey / Syria. my plan is:
24/10 Tartous to Venice.
1/11 onward, don't wanna think about it.
So, If you fancy a Turkish coffee or a Syria Tea en route, I'll be up for it.
I'm camping / cheap hoteling.
I originally wanted to do Egypt, go down to Hergada, across to Luxor and back up to Alex via the desert oasis route, but that would need time to do it properly and unfortunately, I managed to squeese 4 weeks only off work.
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