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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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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I am planning to leave the UK in April 09 and travel, possibly, from Vancouver through North, Central and South America for 8 to 12 months depending on how long the money lasts and any stops along the way.
Would be good to hook up with anyone along the way and have some company some of the time.
Look forward to any tips and tricks that will help with the trip.
Chris (motomon) and myself are planning to leave Los Angeles May 1 and head in a generally southward direction toward TDF as well - check out "looking for riding buddy through central and South America Spring 09'". We should definitely bump into eachother at some point along the way.
Hi Olly, i am doing a similar trip to you at the same time, i am in Calgay at the moment prepping my bike, i too am from the uk and have been here three weeks, i have only just bought a bike ( KTM 640 adv ), i plan to ride to Vancouver to see some friend's in a couple of weeks and then head up to Alaska about mid may, weather permitting, if you would like to meet drop me a line.
Either way have a good trip
Iam also on Tour, may2009 - march2010
Halifax-Alaska-USA-Zentral and Southamerica (Equador,Peru,Bolivia,Chile,Argentina/Terra del Fuego)
Iam the German with a red Honda Transalp XL650V.
see page: - Fernweh
maybe we see us on the road
Greetings from Germany sends
Hi all. I hope I'll be soon sharing the road with you. I'll be flying from London to Miami on 01 may this year and hopefully sorting out my future's bike paperwork over there in the shortest time possible, once this is done, I'm free to go, it might be mid may when I hit the road with no exact plans as to where or when to go, only destination will be Ecuador (my country) via Mexico and Central America. My budget will be limited so I'll avoid expensive accomodation. I'll be travelling on my own so, if at some point along the road we can share part of the trip that'd be great. I speak Spanish, French and English if that helps for communication or paperwork at borders although I don't have previous border crossing experience. I am currently negotiating the purchase of a klr 650 2008 from a dealer in Florida.
Well, well, well at last the day is drawing near!!!! Have finaly taken the plunge and booked the flights :-) Opted for flying myself and the bike into Vancouver and picking it up on the 4th may. I fly on the 1st may so will be on foot for a few days around the city and hope to see the sites before heading off. Planning to not go too far north from there but could be pursueded as nothing is set in stone with my trip. Intend to see quite a bit of western canada and then head down south following the rockies with detours along the way when the fancy takes me. Hope to see a few of the big attractions down the west of America before heading into mexico and beyond.
It sound like there are going to be a few of us in and about the region so would be great to hook up with anyone and have a blast. Hope to see you soon
tel.. 07840966352 this may change when I get there as looking at the option of local sim cards
I Saw That A Few People Is Going To Be Travelling That Way , Ill Be Leaving Texas Mid May , I Saw A Guy Name Marco Is From Ecuador , I Am From Ecuador Too Let Me Know Marco When You Are Leaving The Us , I Am From Quito But I Live In Texas Well Good Luck To All The Riders On Their Journey..
Hola Jvilareal, Nice knowing somebody else is doing the same thing at the same time. I am from Cayambe and I've lived in Quito a few years so it looks like we are going exactly to the same destination. Hopefully I'm landing in Miami on 01.05 this year and I suppose I'll be going past texas about mid may. It'd be great if you wanted to share the adventure.
Keep in touch
Just to get on the bandwagon here, I'm leaving western Canada in August this year with the goal of TDF by year-end. I've spent the past two winters in Ecuador (Cuenca, Otavalo, Quito) viviendo y estudiando espanol. With the exception of the first month or so through the U.S. and Mexico, I am traveling solo and wouldn't mind hooking up with other travelers once in while for refreshments and stories.
I was thinking about setting up an email list on my web site for travelers southbound around the same time to easily keep in touch. If you would like to be on this list, let me know.
Hi Howzitgoineh. My wife and I are hoping to head out in the August/September time frame for South America. I would like to get on an email list. Maybe some would also like to identify their blog, if they have one. Our only hold up is the current issue of 2 UP in Guatemala.
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