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!
We're not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown a hobby into a full time job and a labour of love.
When you decide to become a Member, it helps directly support the site. You get additional privileges on the HUBB, access to the Members Private Store, and more to come as we roll out new systems. Of course, you get our sincere thanks, good karma and knowing you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. :-)
Travel BooksMotorcycle and travel books to inspire and inform you!
DVDs - Watch and Learn!
Horizons Unlimited presents!
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.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
Advertisers- Horizons Unlimited is well-established as the first source of reliable, unbiased information on all aspects of motorcycle travel.
We reach a dedicated, worldwide group of real travellers, and are the only website focusing exclusively on long distance motorcycle travellers.
If you sell motorcycles or motorcycle accessories, riding gear, camping equipment and clothing, transport motorcycles, organize motorcycle tours, or have motorcycles to rent, you should be advertising with us!
I was initially planning to ride from San Francisco to Usuaia solo (I still love the idea) knowing that no one will stick with me through all the back roads and detours that I'll be taking but then I figure that it would be nice to have some company at least some of the time so here is my shot:
I'm leaving from San Francisco to Ushuaia via Baja starting the 17th or 18th of august (Next week!!) so if anyone is interested in joining me I'd be more than happy. I speak fluently Spanish and Portugues so mingling with the locals is second nature to me. I'm riding La Negrita (a tricked out BMW g 650 XC (previously owned a 1200 gs but I'm convinced that a 650 or the fabled f 800gs is the way to go)). All those crazy stories of danger in the roads don't scare me a bit but yes (its not my 1st time), I am coutious about any sign of danger. I'm a fan on doing things the cheap way but I do know that sooner or later I will have to cough up some doe to stay in some hostel for the sake of security, So if anyone is interested give me a shout.
I'm planning a two year trip (back and forth) so I have no hurry. My only time table is the rainy season in central and northern SA. I'm planning to spend a month or so in the Yucatan peninsula including Guatemala and Honduras visiting as many Mayan sites as possible so I should definitely be in Panama by September. I'll keep you posted as of my schedule. Are you planning to travel to Colombia by sea? That seems to be the most logical way.
Yo tambien hablo Espanioｌ (soy de Puerto Rico). Sounds like I might be in Colombia some time when you are planning to depart. The back roads are the way to go. I'm not a fan of highways or big cities and I'm into camping as I go.
Where in Colombia are you from or where in Colombia are you right now? I'm planning a couple of stops in Colombia to meet some friends and the likes. What is your planned route?
Yo vivo en Calgary, Canada. LLegaré a Medellín el 11 de Octubre y creo poder partir entre el 15 y el 20 con parada en Cali donde mi hijo.
Antes de partir quiero ir a Santa Fé de Antioquia ( en moto, por supuesto, están invitados) a visitar el Puente de Occidente (colgante) que hace muchos años no lo veo y lo quiero comparar con otros que me encuentre en el Sur.
De paso para Cali pararé en Manizales para subir al Nevado del Ruiz y ensayar la moto a 4.000 metros por si es necesario hacer algún ajuste en Cali.
Cooped up indoors in crap weather? Binge watch over 20 hours of inspiring, informative and entertaining stories and tips from 150 travellers! Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to order them both and use Coupon Code 'BoxSet+' on your order when you checkout.
What others say about HU...
"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA
"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada
"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia
"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders
10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!
Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!
Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.
You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or
to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and
knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.