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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Hello every body, this trip will start from London and end in Cape Town and yes it will be over land, this trip will be open to every and any body willing to come and enjoy the road, the bush, the 4X4 experience and the need to explore.
So far it will be me (Peter-James Lennox) my wife (Nicolette Lennox). We will be travelling in a Toyota Hilux HL3 3.0D Invincible Double Cab Pickup we have space for 0ne more at a cost of £1500 that will include food, ferryboat crossing and some other stuff, all local charges for visas and border crossings not included, the rest will have to bring your own vehicle at no charge. If you need help in finding a vehicle I can help.
We will only be staying in one or two maybe three hotels, the rest of the time we will be camping out side under the stars.
IF YOU WANT TO COME WITH GIVE ME A CALL
What distance have you worked out your route to be?
Did you give yourself an average fuel cost of $1.00 / liter?
Just had a good read through your list of items to be taken with you.
It looks like a VERY comprehensive list.
Can you get all that in your 'yota?.
I must admit, I had some sort of list of items that I thought I should take, and reading through your list, I think I might add a few items.
I am going to un-clip the rear seats in my LC, and ship them down.
My LC is the 8 seater, so this will free up some good space.
I had planned on a large roof platform, with 4 roof bars, I was simply going to secure a sturdy piece of plywood with "U" bolts, and this would be the base for a tent, up on the roof. Not a speciality roof tent though.
No sweet my plans are still on track I just started to get the new toyota ready .i need to spend so cash on the black beast to get her in real 4X4 state will send so pic's soon and good luck with the new job
The route is more or less planned but we are open to suggestions and willing to go the extra mile in a different direction if there is something to see or do, so keep an open mind.
The trip will start at my house in London, Weybridge. From there we will drive about 2 days to Genova Italy, then we take a ferry to Tunisia.
We land in the port of Tunis which take approximately 23hrs and that will be the easy part of the route. From there we drive to Kairouan, Tozeur, Douz, Matmata, Sabrather, Tripali, Lepeis, Magna, Benhazi, Gyrene, Apolania, Tokruk, Marsa, Matruh, and Alexandria and then in to Cairo
We then head into Cairo in Egypt, once there we will take a break and explore all the wonders we can. Then it is off to Sudanand this is where it will get rough. Egypt
Siavongo (Lake Kariba)
Livingstone (Vic Falls)
Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pans
Fish River Canyon
From there it will be Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, and then South Africa where our first stop will be on a friend’s farm in Upington. Here we will decide what road to take to Cape Town which is about a day away, from here the drive will be quick and effortless to my house in Cape Town.
i am also planning a trip down africa roughly the same time as you guys, i am also on a bike and wouldn't mind hooking up with you and maybe chucking a tyre or two on the back of your pick up if that is okay
the bike is ready to go all that needs to be done is the bank balance has to be boosted which is going well so far and then all the paper work has to be sorted.
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