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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Not sure its the same type of ridding you're talking about, but I plan to do some duel sport type exploring in the Death Valley area soon after the holidays.Problem for me is, I'm in Norcal and it can be difficult arranging with others to make the 8 or 9 hrs south to ride.I'm also looking at other places in the sunny south, like the Mojave Road or possibly down into Baja for a few days.
I do not have any particular type of riding in mind, I guess you could say exploring while riding is what I have in mind. I want to see as much of the world as I can even if it has to be in 3 or 4 day increments . Probably the only type of off road that would be the least appealing is sand as the Yamaha Super Tenere is fairly heavy, there fore it is not the best sand machine.
I've never enjoyed the sand but it's impossible to avoid in some areas.I spent the week of thanksgiving in Death Valley with my GF , riding on the jeep trails checking out some of the old mines and remote BLM cabins.I usually try to avoid alot of pavement with the drz, but have ridden a multi day trip recently on mostly pavement and wasn't as bad as I anticipated with the close range 5 sp.
I've yet to ride in Baja, but from what I've seen, just roads, some paved and alot that aren't.
I put together this route that takes you from Los Angeles to Tecate MX and back. I do not know why it did not put the loop together from Palm Desert through Joshua Tree National Park but that is where the route should go. There is quite a bit of off road through these areas but the route has 0 off road. There seems to be some off road routes we could possibly take, if weather permitting and accessible as we ride through those areas.
I've found that I have very flexible work schedule this winter and was hopping to break away for a trip or two, to a warmer, drier place than the north coast will be for the next few months.My plan was to head south(bike in truck) some time after the holidays and do a bit of riding in desert, ideally to base somewhere in near DV or Mojave Preserve and ride a leisurely 2-3 day loop exploring along the way.Not exactly big bike, 300+ miles a day kind thing.That said, I am fairly flexible, possible to meet up and ride for a section or so?Most of socal is completely unfamiliar to me.I'll try and take closer look at the area.
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