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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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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Anybody interested in riding into Mexico and Central America leaving around December 13 I would have to be back early January 2008. I am in the Chicago area and would trailer the bike down to the boarder and start riding from there, I have a KLR and a v-strom and haven’t decided on which to take yet. I speak a little Spanish and have been down there many times. I am up for anything and would be interested in traveling with someone or meeting up. I could also haul two more bikes down. Mike C.
I've been trying to set something like this up for a bit now as in trailering to the border, riding, and trailering back. This would avoid the nasty winter cold. That timeframe would work for me. So far, amoungst my friends, I've had no takers. Send me a pm and let's get together and see if we can work something out. I'm in the Milwaukee area but that isn't too far from you.
David I am going to try and hook up with John next week to the north of Chicago for a and talk next week if you are around contact me or John on this post. However I will be out of internet range till next Sunday. It would be great if our paths could cross. Mike C.
Well I have met up with John and David here in the Chicago area and the plans are as follows. John and me will trailer our bikes down to Brownsville leaving Dec. 10th probably cross over on the 12th and meet up with David along the way staying in touch via e-mail and this board. It will be a mostly road trip for us (v-strom, triumph trophy and BMW gs adv.) heading down the east cost.
We would still be interested in more riders or meeting up with other people on the way (I have room for three bikes on the truck for the ride from Chicago). Maybe hook up for x-mas somewhere warm and sunny. If anyone is interested please contact one of us. Mike C.
Paul, I do not know anything about buying a bike in Mexico but if you can get into the US I could help you a lot, bikes are cheap here by E.U. standards. If you can hook up with us you are more then welcome to join us. I would be glad to help you out if I can. Check out this link, prices in winter are very negotiable here. Mike C.
JR We will be leaving the Chicago area on Dec. 10th and drive straight through to Texas. A stop in Huston would be no problem, what would it be like riding to the boarder from Huston at that time of the year? We really have no plans on where to go in Mexico and any ideas would be welcome. I have to be in Nashville tn. on Jan. 3rd for a job but other wise all is possible. My # is 219-365-5520 feel free to call or e-mail me. M. Chill
Yes we still have room. We are meeting another guy in Huston also. We plan to leave Chicago on the 10 th of Dec. and be back on Jan 3rd. Thinking of central Mexico in the mountains and are looking for routes. What are you riding? Mike C.
hello mister mike.
i am heading down to guatemala about the same dates, planning to be at lake atitlan on the 21-22th of december i plan on leaving the san francisco area around 10th of december. i am riding a ktm 640 now not the klr you remember.
but anyway you know my mail so...
p.s- i still owe a set of head puler...
I live in Yuma, Arizona (where California/Arizona/Sonora, Mexico and Baja Norte, Mexico meet). If you came this far west, and wanted to travel through the San Luis or Algondones border crossings (heading to Baja), and needed a place to park the trailer, let me know.
Ok, our little group is starting to confirm up 100% for a trip to Mexico. First there is myself Mike Chill Dyer In. 05 DL-1000 V-Strom, John in Milwaukee Wi. Triumph Trophy and Dan Ontario Canada BMW r1200rt. We will meet up at my place just outside of Chicago on Dec. 9th pack the bikes into the truck and head south to Huston Texas. There we will meet up with JR on his Triumph Tiger and head south on the bikes into Mexico, Hoping to meet up with Dan GS1200 ADV along the way.
Currently our thinking is to do a central route through the mountains then go some place warm for x-mas and end up in Nashville Tn. on Jan. 3rd. Anybody with suggestions for a route please gives us some ideas. We would be glad to meet up with anybody interested in having some fun along the way. Mike C.
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