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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I want to get 2 bikes plus riders from Europe into Egypt, looking at the map Port Said being the choice. Advice on which, if any ferries run into Port Said would be very welcome as I am new to this long distance game!!! Any suggestions? Thank. Simon
I'm doing a similar trip in about a months time. Unfortunately I don't think there are any ferries that run from Europe to Egypt anymore. The service seems to have closed down a couple of years ago. I think the choices you have are:-
1. Ride down through Turkey, Syria, Jordan and then into Egypt. (this is the route I am taking)
2. Get a ferry to Tunisia and then ride through Libya and on to Egypt. (this is my route home)
3. Fly yourself and the bikes in, but I have read that Egyptian officials make this very hard work. (this is my approach to get home if it ALL goes wrong)
Due to some international maritime law, many freighters now can carry a small number of passengers. It might be worth looking into this, especially if you can go direct from soutern France or italy direct to aquabar... if i spelt that right... the jordanian port at the end of the red sea. as entry into jordan is i beleive less fraught than into egypt..
Unfortunately I don't think there are any ferries that run from Europe to Egypt anymore. the choices you have are:-
Get a ferry to Tunisia and then ride through Libya and on to Egypt. (this is my route home) Liam
are you home from your trip yet (today is 8 Nov '06)? am wanting to do a North Africa transit (algeria/tunisia/Libya/Egypt) starting/ending UK. any suggestions of your recent / ongoing experiences would be appreciated.
will be in London mid dec end jan. get together if you are in the area, or talk on phone/email?
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