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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Hey Anna, welcome to Horizons. I have a 1000 Strom and love it. Did a 5 week ride down your way in January this year and had a great time. You are blessed with some of the best biking roads in the country. Give us a yell when you head up this way.
thanks for the welcome!
I have to agree that Tassie's roads are just awesome! Can't wait for the srping to come to get out there more often and for longer trips.
Since my husband doesn't ride himself I had (so far) not enough opportunities to go for multiple day trips. But next summer he will just have to come along.
I am planning a trip around Tassie later on the year hopefully around mid October.
I would appreciate any tips/advise anyone can provide as this is my first ever bike trip to anywhere other than within 3 hours of home at the NSW Central Coast.
I am on a cruiser and plan to stay on seal roads where possible and would like to head west from Devenport traveling unticlockwise around the island. Is this possible on seal roads?
I also plan to camp and at this stage have allowed 2-3 weeks for the entire trip including the ride from the Central Coast to Melbourne, across to Devenport, around Tassie, back to Melbourne and ride back home.
yes, you can go around Tassie without leaving sealed roads (even though that means you will miss out on some fantastic scenery ).
From Devenport I would start exploring the state's North (Pengui, Stanley...), next on my list would be Cradle Mountain (if you like a bit of bush walking plan 2 nights), from there via Zeehan to Strahan, from Straha via the highlands (be prepared for COLD) to Derwent Bridge, from there probablz towards Hobart and then the ride up the East Coast.
There is so much to see that it's a bit hard to decide. But my favourite riding roads down South are Tasman Peninsular, up the East Coast (Lake Leake Road!!!) and the ride along the Channel Highway down South (Kingston, Kettering, Woodbridge, Middleton, Gordon, Cygnet, Huonville).
There are plenty of camp grounds all over Tassie and in October you shouldn't have any trouble getting a spot for your tent.
Thanks for that, yes I knew I would be missing on some beatiful unspoil spots by not leaving the seal roads. I'll have to play by ear and if the weather is ok I might still be able to manage some dirt roads if they're in good condition.
So do you think that allowing about 1 to 1/12 weeks to travel around the island would be enough?
That's very generous of you! I might take you up on that.
Yeah, the name is an old Roman name, although I'm not Italian. My grandfather was.
I was actually born in Argentina but have call Oz home for the past 25 yrs.
you all seem to have riding knowledge of Tasmania, i hope you dont mind if I pick your brains a bit...
A few of us have planned to go riding in Tasmania for about 10 days from the 18th of December 2010 onwards - sticking to dirt roads. We are competent riders, and have done a two month, 18,000kms journey around Australia (The Hard Way Round). We plan to be riding WR 250's and 450's and be completely self sufficient - we are happy to camp. We have heard many comparisons between the East Coast and the West Coast, and we have been told by many to avoid the West Coast due to the rain and mud.
Could you please give us some more information? If we have 10 days, what would be the best route?
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