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.
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Im going to be coming to New Zealand from Oz on the 7/8th Jan. I have 3 Weeks maybe more to travel around and am planning to hire a Motorbike to do this. Only plan at moment is to start in South Island/Oueenstown as want to go Skydiving, will pass on Bunge Jump!
We're also New Zealanders (myself and my husband) and we are happy to offer free accommodation to travelling motorcyclists. We have a spare room and a double bed plus plenty of secure garaging. We live in the country near Levin, which is 50kms south of Palmerston North and 100kms north of Wellington in the North Island.
So far we've hosted three German couples, a Scotsman and two Swedes and have another German couple arriving early next year. Please feel free to contact us if you need somewhere to stay for a few days or a week.
I'm in Wellington NZ, 5 mins from city center and South Island ferry terminal. Happy to help out with somewhere to stay, mechanical repairs etc. I have got a well equipped secure workshop and garage for bike parking.
National road racing championship dates are:
Rnd. 1 ~ Teretonga Invercargill (in the deep south) 6th & 7th January 2007
Rnd. 2 ~ Levels (Timaru - South Island)13th & 14th January 2007
Rnd. 3 ~ Ruapuna (Christchurch - South Island) 20th & 21st January 2007 ~Including New Zealand Grand Prix
Rnd. 4 ~ Manfeild (Near Palmerston North, North Island) 24th & 25th February 2007
Rnd. 5 ~ Pukekohe (Auckland, North Island) 10th & 11th March 2007 ~ Including New Zealand Tourist Trophy
Plenty to do and see. I'd recommend going to Cape Kidnappers in Hawke's bay which is a good ride on the beach. There are some stinky exotic birds out there worth seeing. Can help with secure gear storage in Hawke’s Bay too ...
Taupo is a tourist center with bungee jumping, fishing etc. The Huka falls in Taupo are worth seeing. Mt Ruapehu is also worth a look.
In the South Island I would go to Milford and the Manapouri Power station. Go to Milford in the late afternoon after all the tour busses have left or risk getting stuck behind a stinky tour bus moving at 3 mph. There are some excellent free camping sites around there.
Catlins forest park on the Southern coast of the South Island is also fantastic.
Be careful with your gear in Northland, north of Auckland. Fantastic riding and marvellous scenery, but locals can be a bit rough.
I won't rant on too much here about other things to see and do. PM me for more info about other things to see if you want.
Crossing between North and South Island is a piece of cake on the ferry etc. Usually cheaper to book in advance, but you can just about always get a spot for your bike at very short notice.
If your into cheap camping the Department of Conservation runs a network of camping grounds between $3-$10 per night. (approx 1-3 pounds) Please see
I'm going to do an off road adventure ride out to Sutherland's some time early in the next year. If you want to experience a bit of the real back country your welcome to join in. (Dates are not fixed yet. Happy to change dates for you if you're keen to join in)
Hey Rich here I live down in Timaru and would happily let you stay if you need somewhere. Happy to take you on a good trip of some of the best gravel roads down here aswell they are amazing and fantastic. E mail email@example.com I'll send you my tel number. I work shift work but if you planned your dates I am sure it would work out
Hi Alaska1, welcome to NZ! We tend to find most touring motorcyclists arrive here after Christmas as the best weather is usually February and March. I'm not sure if you're the same one I've contacted through Kiwi Biker, but if not, feel free to make contact if you are near Levin and need a place to stay.
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