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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hi remember being told once a long time ago that copper gives of poisonous fumes when heated and so coundnt be used for exhaust pipes as the rider sits above the pipes and heat/fumes rise upwards steve
Where did you get the plastics from and how much did they cost.I need the front headlight surround and some sides too and did you find the little airscoops for the sides of the tank.I broke one and can,t find anything on e bay. Any one know of some cheap yam spares without getting screwed in shipping costs....cheers
Location: XXX<-Portugal->Azores->Santa Maria (island)
List of mods I’ve already done:
- 1989 kickstart.
- 02 YZ 250 front end with fresh 10w oil and new oil seals.
- UNIVERSAL black triple clamps. Top triple clamp for 1-1/8th (fatbar).
- Pro Taper fatbar.
- ASV F1 silver "unbreakable" with a little "hot start" lever that I'll use for the Manual decompresser.
- Welded over steering stoppers.
- Engine paint (done it but will probably have to redo it).
- 2003 XT600E (deep purplish blue) bodywork. (only missing both black side tank fairings).
- KTM 620 single carb conversion
- Repositioned rear shock mount.
– LED turn signals.
- NEW aftermarket rearview black Mirrors (with my custom made screws that fit in place of the clutch and brake "pivots"...to lower the mirrors a bit more)
- 2009 R1 clear rear brake light. (not sure if it did arrive)
On work is the frame sandblasting and painting which I hope to complete this Easter Color: Black.
Still in the US: 1 - 2006 WR 450 stock exhaust. 2 - Tusk Clutch kit with HD clutch springs.
Spares: 1 2006 YZ rear shock 2 2006 YZ rear swing arm 3 2006 YZ rear wheel hub with brake rotor 4 2006 YZ rear brake caliper 5 2006 YZ rear wheel axle and spacers 6 UNIVERSAL 1-1/8th top triple clamp. 7 UNIVERSAL 7/8th top triple clamp
Wish list: 1 – Both left and right black tank side fairings. 2 – YZ or similar gear shifter. 3 – Kedo Stainless steel downpipes. 160€ shipped to Azores – Portugal. 4 – Stealth Trail Tech Vapor custom kit which includes: computer, speed sensor, power and tach cables, 12mm (sparkplug-type) engine temperature sensor and TWO magnet bolts 140USD with USA shipping included. 5 – Passenger spring-loaded foot pegs. 6 – Raptor 660 carb ( in case the single carb conversion gets to annoying… or tune up too impossible) 7 – New aluminum rims stock sizes for XT600E 21"x1.85 front and 17"x2.50 black with blue stripes with Buchanan HD stainless steel spokes and nipples. 8 – New Supermoto wheels. 17”x3.50 front 17”x4.25 rear also black or black with blue stripes (IF I can get them legalized on my “pinkslip”).
Items 7 and 8 will be the last things to do! Maybe in a year or three…loll
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