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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leaving tomorrow the 16th nov. my route is through england,france,germany,eastern europe, turkey, iran, pakistan, india, thailand, malaysia, austrailia and new zealand. i'm planning on taking 6-8 months.
it would be great to meet up with others on a similar route.
If you are around India/Nepal in the first few months of the new year let me know cos i should still be there till about Feb/March time. Currently in Iran with a vague plan to be in india at Xmas, there maybe a travellers xmas beach party in Goa!
Have a good, safe trip which hopefully will not be to cold and wet at the start.
There is still someone coming after me? I wouldnt have believed it! I am in Esfahan at the moment, had some problems on the bike in Theran and after that an accident here in Esfahan, so iran is taking its time. But it seems you are quite fast, maybe you catch up, would be nice to meet. I am planning to take two more weeks for Iran, then about four Pakistan.
Keep in touch!
(Vincent is still in Iran, too, about 5 days ahead of me)
yes its pretty cold here too. i'm in cappadocia region at the moment and hope to be in iran in a week. my visa for iran is only valid for a week but i'm hoping i can extend it. Yes, i'm sure we will meet up somwhere along the line.
keep in touch
can you give me info on your carnet and who you are insured with or did you buy at the borders i am planning to do the same trip as you in july and am trying to gather up all the info i can get as you know the price of insurance here and did you get much hasseles trying to get visas im in weford strange to see other irish lads doing rtw trips didnt think there were any good luck
see Connor Carson's story here on HU, also there is Gerry Tiernan and John Wilson riding together, Grant March did NA, Denis Dennehy is rtw now, Liam McCabe is on the road rtw as are Simon Kennedy and Rachel.
You're just not paying attention!
hint: read the ezine... or search the site on Ireland...
in nepal at the moment doing a bit of jungle treking. my girlfriend has joined me since delhi. no major problems with the bike, touch wood.
i left a rear tyre in palolem, goa, in Flavia paradise coco huts. i will post the size later, its off a 1990 tenere(rear) there should be a thousand or two left in it if someone is stuck. ring first incase she has burnt it (0832-2643676), but i asked her to hold it in case it was needed.
now comes the first hassels of freight.
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