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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Which Bike?Comments and Questions on what is the best bike for YOU, for YOUR trip. Note that we believe that ANY bike will do, so please remember that it's all down to PERSONAL OPINION. Technical Questions for all brands go in their own forum.
Hi Guys, has anyone had any dealing with prili 650 Trail, as ave just bought one, an wanting tae know what people think, so far its a wee touch on the low side,,its not as tall as some trailie`s but not too low..
I havent yet been out on it other than a mile test run.... any feed back is appreciated. thanks. john
Hi, I have the 660 trail version,, i think its jist called teh 650 trail...NOT the strada...the Trail wi the 45mm forks an 19inch front wheel... 06 model,, ive now had a few miles on it about 4 an it goes really well. cheers. John
I recommend doing the following:
* Seal the instrument cluster. Steam off the exhaust goes straight in when you hose it hot or cross water.
* Locktite and tighten the main rear frame bolts under the seat.
* Change the fuel pump before 30,000kms or a big trip.
* Consider changing out the rear shock for a better unit before a big trip.
* Make sure the oil return line (under the engine and the lowest parts on the bike) is protected from rocks. I dented mine before I fabbed up a bashplate.
* Engine crash bars aren't a bad idea as the water pump outlet hose is a bit exposed. Put a proper hose clamp on it before you venture out too far.
* Get rid of the low front guard if you're going anywhere near mud.
And then normal maintenance applies to everything else.
Rear shock is a bit of pain, as no-one makes one. But your local Wilbers or Hyperpro guy should be able to cobble something together.
Check out apriliaforum.com for other owners and modifications. There's write ups and detailed threads on all of the above, except for the rear shock as I'm the only dummy doing it and fitting YZ front forks as well......
And you're posting in the wrong forum, look into 'Which bike'. Mods, could you shift this rather than delete?
The bike in the title the 650 ie, Cube, is pretty decent. It's a slightly thirsty engine and the bike is limited for offroad use but a good all rounder and extremely comfortable for a trip with a functional screen and a seat that won't kill you.
Notagain......... whit kinda name is that....anyway...I done my first trip on ma Peg Trail today... 124 mile.. an YES the speedo dash all steamed up... How do I seal it...? does it have to come off?? can ye please help me. thanks NOTAGAIN....................John
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