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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My girlfriend (Bob) and I are at the start of planning our trip from sussex, uk to australia leaving june (roughly!!!)
We're planning to travel up through Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia through to Siberia, Mongolia, Stans, India, Thiland and then keep heading south!!!!
We're planning to Drive in our 110 land rover. Looking for other travels to join us on our trip either on bike or car.
I am planing on traveling to China next year so might be interested in tagging along so far, I am hopping to do as much of the journey off road as I can so if thats the sort of thing you are into you might just have a traveling buddie.
I am living part time in Horsham at the moment and I will be in Ripley this weekend hopfully so please get in touch so we can meet up and have a chat.
Kind regards Wozza
Hi folks! Starting to let ideas change to plans for next year. Would like to head over to China and tour there before heading on into the rest of Asia. Last trip was Americas (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tstories/caiandles/), 16,000 miles ending at Panama. Done that one alone, company might be nice to start the next one.
We are planning a trip 2010, leaving anytime from April - July lastest next year UK to OZ. Family of 4 (2 adults/2 children), starting Norway but heading for Oz. Still finalising route but want to go everywhere/do everything but finances will sure see to trimming this somewhat. We have a webiste where we have been keeping our progress updated. Shame FDB that your plans have changed. Would be great to stay in touch with others planning similar route or even anyone planning part way.
All the best,
Anne Overland With Kids | » Welcome to Our Adventure!
I am in the early early planning stages of a trip to Oz overland starting April next year. At the moment its going to be Europe - Turkey - Iran - Pakistan - India then off to Thailand etc. I want to take about a year and scuba dive along the way. I am on a BMW GS 1200 Adventure.
Its my first long trip and some company would be great especially Pakistan as that worries me a bit.
andy at greatdives dot co dot uk is my email address
hello ime going your way in april next year...on an old honda i used as pispatch bike in london for ten years...?? know it and any bike inside out...cant see the point in big bucks trailys and tour tec...just decent hack and get up n go...drop me a line...email@example.com. ...looking forward to hearing from you...X
Seems a few interested, any keen on transiting China?.
Hi a see there are a few people having their own go at this journey. while I doubt I would have the same time scale and or routing plans as many others...I was wondering if there might be a few people keen on joining up to transit China...Therebye sharing guide costs and hassles. I would like to end up in Laos in late july early August..so guess that means entering China early July..20 days to transit China...Entry point is flexible but Khazak/Mongolia seems most suitable. In a perfect world a couple of bikes and a 4x4...anyone interested?????
we're (me and wife to be - this'll be our honeymoon!....) also planning on heading off on a couple of XT's to Oz in the spring - probably late April, and heading towards Turkey - Iran - The Stans - China - Pakistan - India & Nepal before shipping onto SE Asia.
Not too sure of our timescales yet as want to allow ourselves margins for all unplanned things we might come across but am thinking we might be looking to cross the small bit of China (Kashgar) to get to the Karakoram Highway some time perhaps around the end of June - beginning of July.
Given the cost of the China crossing, just thought I'd put the word out to see who else might be around to share the cost of guides etc...
We're just now entering the paperwork jungle and the more serious planning stages. We'll be 4x4 based with off road caravan so will be extremely slow (l'escargot). Scheduled leave date beginning April 2010 - finish work end Feb and have just started putting our lives on e-Bay. Heading north first (Scandinavia, Russia & into Eastern Europe) before heading down.
We may well not continue with caravan after the European leg - not sure yet. China definately on our radar but we don't have a date yet. Just now re-looking more seriously at route plan, likely duration, visas, carnet etc. We want as much flex as poss especially with the kids but will look to see what our timetable says i.e. when likely we hit Pakistana and China borders and where from and what not, and keep posted in case useful to anyone.
We're St Neots, Cambs based if anyone wants to catch us before we go(sorry - we don't know anything about bikes!!!!!!!!!! but we can share knowledge of 'how to' drink a or two!!!). P.S. Congrats Bobduro - great honeymoon plan!
I'm in the initial (very initial) stages of planning a journey from London to KL sometime next year. My girlfriend's parents live there now so she is flying over and I'm biking , trying to get a machine at the moment (thinking of a BM 650gs. I'm 5'9" and 11st)
We've had a lot of ideas for what we want to do with the rest of our lives and now it's been decided that we are going to open a restaurant in my native Scotland but before we settle down for a long time of hard graft I want to do this trip and try to raise some money for charity.
My dad does a lot for sick kids in my hometown and I want to do the same. Not sure how I'm going to go about it but I'm going to try the media, get sponsors, offer advertising etc. HU is certainly a fantastic place for info.
It would be good to travel with some folk across places like the Stans/Iran/Pakistan due to what I've been reading about bandits and the like but I don't have a timescale/schedule yet so it's all open and dependant on budget (is £5k realistic to get to KL...meaning everything apart from bike. Docs, visas etc?)
thanks, and safe riding!
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