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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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.
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Just thought I'd let you know how I went researching and booking a ferry for me and my bike from the UK to Spain.
There are two operators running UK to Spain. Brittany Ferries runs Plymouth to Bilbao, and P&O runs Portsmouth to Santander. Both ferries are approx. 24 hours each way.
For me, the bike and a reclining seat, the cost was £208 with Brittany. Upgrade to a shared 4-berth cabin and the cost is £244 (I went with this one).
Brittany offer cheap fares on certain sailings. Go to the website (link below) and look the the 'schedules' page. The pdf that appears will have some sailing marked with a red (instead of black) square. These are 'reduced fare' sailings. Both legs of my trip are on reduced fare sailings.
P&O do not offer reclining seats (which sound awful anyway) or shared cabins on the Portsmouth-Santander route. This means you have to find a travelling buddy or book a whole cabin to yourself. I'm travelling on my own so the cheapest fare I could get was around £430. When I called to ask about this policy they couldn't give me a reason why they didn't offer shared cabins.
The only downside with Brittany is that Plymouth is more than twice the distance from London as Portsmouth. However, considering the price difference and the fact that an extra couple of hours on the road doesn't compare to a 700-mile dash through Spain to Morocco, the Brittany option made more sense.
I have a return booked, with a cabin to myself (Cos my mates can't understand why anyone would want to go to Africa to ride on tracks when there's perfectly good tarmac round here), from Portsmouth on P+O.
I was quoted £352 return by P+O. but "Allsports Logistics" quoted £304.
So it all ended happily(apart from the no mates bit)
David at Allsports can be found on +44 (0)1873 859500
I use Motorsport Travel, they are always cheaper than booking direct with the ferry companies, this year £187 Newcastel-Amsterdam went in 2004 with DFDS booked direct thought i would save money cost me £340 , Hollyhead-Dublin £56 going Easter Monday, great service
Motorsport Travel 01759 301010
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