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'll try that again without hitting reply too soon.....
I'm looking at a trip East from Dublin hopefully all the way round in Summer 2006. Looking at starting after June 15, taking June, July & August. Similar run to the actors last year (and a large contingent of mortals that I read about here and elewhere!). Dublin through UK to France, Germany, Baltics, St Petersburg, Moscow and East through Siberia. Then Vladivostok to Seattle most likely and across the States Don't have the time for detours, next time maybe. Is my route/ timing relevant ??
There was another bunch of guys I meant to respond to who are going a broadly similar route form the UK and on down to Oz ?? Where are you guys with your planning and meetings ?? Can't find the thread now
Originally posted by KJ: <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="">quote:</font><HR><font face="" size="2">Originally posted by phartland: Hi everyone
I'm planning a RTW trip west to east from the UK in April 2006.
I'm 37 and will be riding a prepared XT600E.
I know it's short notice notice for a trip of this size but would really like to do it next year instead of 2007.
If anyone is interested or know's of anybody planning a similar trip, drop me a line.
KJ - Sounds like we're planning a similar journey. I was going to leave April/May due to the weather conditions across Russia and wet weather in Mongolia (depending on exact route). I'll be happy to leave in June if we can plan a passable route. I've also spoken to the lads riding down to Oz next year - I can give you there emails if you like KJ.
kberetta - From your route I think your heading further south but depending on departure dates we might be able up at the start some time.
I am leaving the UK in 10 days going through Europe (via med) to Greece, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan (fingers crossed, but they have stopped issuing tourist visas alltogether and my chances of getting a transit visa are slim); Uzbekistan; Kyrgyzstan; Kazakhstan; Mongolia; Russia then heading back west to the Ukraine; Slovakia; Czech Republic; Germany ; Holland
I'm also preparing a trip from Europe (Switzerland) to Asia this summer, and was looking to team up with other people (2 persons interested so far).
When are you leaving, adn what is your plan ?
I was to travel with John (Phartland) and an other but plans have changed and the guys are no longer travelling. I'm looking at options at the moment. Can I give you a call ? My email is kevin at ireland dot com.
UOTE]Originally posted by KenButler: My wife and I are also going from London to Vladivostok and then down Japan. We leave London on the morning of the 1st June and plan to get to Vladivostok at or near 30 August.
We shall be on 2 old BMW, an R80 and R100 GS. Hopefully we may bump into you at some point during the trip. If you see us feel free to wave us down.[/QUOTE]
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