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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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."
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I have been trying to find personal insurance cover for a bike trip to Morocco for that last few weeks. Every policy I can find puts a max 125cc clause in the policy making the insurance void if I ride a bike over this capacity. Not a lot of use for an XT600!! Any cheap suggestions?
Got ours from Club Direct with an additional premium to boost the bike up to any size - cost us about 1000 quid for two people for a year, mind. Its all a question of whether you think its worth it.
They did at least pay out for my wifes dental work in Arusha last year. Laughably they tried to disbar dental work from this years policy owing to her having a pre-existing condition. viz teeth
Just to let you know there is a company called Campbell Ýrvine that has been doing this stuff for years. My worldwide cover costs me 400 odd uk pounds per annum and they seemed pretty good. A search on this site will give you the contact details.
The only downside is that you are not covered for countries with an FCO warning on them, like Pakistan for instance!! but i would imagine that is the same for all insurance policies.
I've been looking around for insurance cover for a years travel and I ride a AT750. I've found these guys that say they can do it for around UK £300.00
Which is the best I've found so far.
When you talk to them explain what you are going to do and then ask where or not you are covered by Category one. Apparently riding a bike of over 125cc on RECOGNISED ROADS (Not unmarked Roads) is covered by category one.
Personally I have an insurrance with 'Interpartner Assistance'. Don't know if they exist in the UK.
They have a good cover for about 150 Euro's and last year your bike was also covered in Marocco. Off course the rest of the EU is also covered.
The personal part of the insurrance is broad and good worldwide.
I personally know a doctor who accompanies 'medic flights' for them. Wich I think is a good reference. They don't look after a penny if your in need of help or need to get home quickly.
In Belgium this insurance is for sure not the cheapest, but... (and this is just a personal opinion):
For my insurances I have this 'personal-insurance-broker' (is that how you call it?).
I look for best quality/price combination and I have to point out that some of Grants famous words go for insurances too:
You get what you pay for.
Out experience I know this is true.
I am not sure if this is what you wonna go cheap on. BEcause if you need them, you really do!
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Which bike, how to prepare it, what else to take, how to pack it all in! 6 hours!
"It's another great job, informative and entertaining."
"It's really professional and full of useful information, a must for any traveler."
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