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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Hey Motomon I am in Nicaragua in Playa Gigante, relaxing and taking some spanish lessons for a few weeks. Cool little town with surfing etc. I will be here for a few weeks, if you are in the area and want to put some miles down let me know. Or anyone else out there
Look to leave either this Sunday or at the latest, on Monday. Plan to cross at Nogales and spend probably a week getting through Mexico and another week to Nicaragua and Costa Rica. That puts me around you toward the end of November, probably after Thanksgiving (in Nicaragua, with gringos?).
I would very much like to ride together, especially if anyone else wants to go south via Belize, Tikal, Copan, and skip El Salvador. This is my current pipe dream/fantasy route. Am very flexible and open to alternatives.
I'm an seasoned veteran (old fart) of 65, riding a new-to-me '04 Suzuki Wee Strom (DL650). I rode to Ushuaia and back in '09/'10, a month in New Zealand last spring, and went from Los Angeles to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Michigan to North Carolina and back to LA this summer. On this trip, I hope to return to Ushuaia, visiting friends in Rio Gallegos, Argentina, then back north to some port to ship bike and me to South Africa. When asked how long I'll be gone, I often say that it will be between six months and six years.
Let's stay in tough. Feel free to email direct to motomon at pobox dot com
Hi guys, sent most of you an email, if you didn't get it or want to get in touch. Fire to bacougle at hotmail.com. Looking to go through Mex/guat border around Nov 20, 2011. Let me know if you are in that neighbourhood.
Good to hear you are on your way Brad. I'm in Zacatecas right now. Been for a few days, will be for another few before heading to the coast again.
Have finally left and I am now in Guatemala and happy to be out of Mexico. The first part of traveling in Mexico was fine and I didn't get killed nor robbed. I had to pay $448 just to bring my motorcycle in. This is to prevent the entry and sale of vehicles. But, I ended up only getting back $400, so I was paying $6/day just to be there. I fell and sprained my ankle in Mazatlan on very deep gravel. I had a horrible time getting through Mexico City, including having a very difficult time changing money there. The last straw was having to spend three hours leaving Mexico. I hope I never have to return there. There are many beautiful places there and some very nice people, but the bureaucracy is awful.
My entry into Guatemala was fantastic. The officials were very efficient and went out of their way to be helpful. The hotel I'm in is decent, but the staff are as helpful and friendly as one could wish. I even got the cook, Doña Flor, to make Gallo Pinto, essentially rice and beans mixed with spices like cilantro.
I expect to be into El Salvador within a day or two. Then Honduras for a day or less. Then Nicaragua, where a friend is waiting for me. Then I plan to visit family and friends in Costa Rica. Then Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, maybe Bolivia, Brazil, and ???
I also lost my smart phone in Mexico and don't have phone numbers, and misplaced my camera before I left. Duh
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