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.
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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im planning on shipping my land cruiser from uk to buenos aries in october and have been quoted around £900 less for Ro Ro as against container obvioulsy the real benefit of container is security!! has anyone any experiences to share!!! and can yu deal directly with the shipping line to cut out agents???
Shipped my ex LAndcruiser twice with Grimaldi (RoRo). I went on the same ship. Advantage is that you do not have to hand in the keys as you must drive the car on and off board yourself.
Other advantage is that in Bs As the customs come on board and you get the paperwork done there at the spot. Takes about 15 minutes extra. At no extra or hidden costs.
I would do it any time again.
(have shipped it to uruguay as well once with a container. Not to be compared. Pr ice about the same or more. Hassle =lots more)
I've done a couple on roro shipments recently, one ex Bremerhaven, the other ex Portbury near Bristol. Both times the shipping agents made it clear that anything not bolted down and a permanent part of the vehicle was at my risk. The vehicle is unlocked at all times, so its possible for anyone to have a look through you gear whilst on the wharf, on the ship or before you take delivery at the receiving end.
The ease of roro is that usually its just a case of doing the customs bit and port charges at the wharf and then driving the vehicle away.
With containers, in most cases, the container is taken away from the wharf and unpacked at a freight forwarders. Usually that one movement increases the paperwork, your effort and costs by a lot more than you will have been quoted.
we did the container thing for our toyota 15 days ago, from le havre (france) to Buenos aires.
no problem at all.
quick to take it out from buenos aires harbour
thanx to the help of sandra from dakar motos
see with her for all the details, she s the best !
we did not do the ro ro thing because we did not want to spend 3 weeks on a boat (so we flew) and you need to book long in advance
prices : ro ro + cabin for 2 / container + 2 plane tickets : almost same same
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