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!
We're not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown a hobby into a full time job and a labour of love.
When you decide to become a Member, it helps directly support the site. You get additional privileges on the HUBB, access to the Members Private Store, and more to come as we roll out new systems. Of course, you get our sincere thanks, good karma and knowing you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. :-)
Travel BooksMotorcycle and travel books to inspire and inform you!
DVDs - Watch and Learn!
Horizons Unlimited presents!
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."
Advertisers- Horizons Unlimited is well-established as the first source of reliable, unbiased information on all aspects of motorcycle travel.
We reach a dedicated, worldwide group of real travellers, and are the only website focusing exclusively on long distance motorcycle travellers.
If you sell motorcycles or motorcycle accessories, riding gear, camping equipment and clothing, transport motorcycles, organize motorcycle tours, or have motorcycles to rent, you should be advertising with us!
Rukka makes superb riding gear for all kinds of riding. I still have Rukka raingear from 1981. They have a two piece suit, the AirPower2, perfect for the traveller with excellent ventilation and removeable waterproof GoreTex liner. I love mine! Here's a review by Motorcyclist of the Rukka Allroad jackets & pants. There's all sorts of new designs too, from the All-Road to the Air Vantage and more. Recommended
Keep yourself warm, save money and support HU at the same time! Log in for a 20% discount on your electric liner jacket / gloves / controller, and HU gets an affiliate fee too. (I LOVE my electric vest - still working on the same one, bought in 1981! (RECOMMENDED, and for us, a REQUIREMENT. Grant)
From riding boots to leather jackets, you can find all the accessories and clothes you need on zalando to go on a riding trip. Hit the road with style and get the best quality for your long journey on the bike.
Vince Strang Motorcycles - Suzuki DR650 Specialists. Contact VSM for all your DR650 parts and accessories. Exclusive products available. DR650 Photo Gallery - send us your photos! Helpful advice and friendly service. Deal with the team that rides DR650's.
Now more than ever, adventure motorcycle travel is being brought to light. Head Check is a place where you can share stories of your trips from around the block to around the globe as well as pick up a t-shirt to show pride in your passion. Stop by and say hello.
This is the place Lady Riders come first to find the quality motorcycle gear they need. Our goal is to offer leather motorcycle jackets, chaps and pants, leather vests, women's biker boots, motorcycle helmets and accessories that will keep you safe on the road while allowing you to express your individualism as a confident woman on a motorcycle. No more searching through men's gear to find something that comes close to fitting. This is women's gear in women's sizes from XS to 5XL.
Bike patches, stickers, embroidery designs and clothes. "Our specialty is creating patterns of American made motorcycles for individuals, clubs, businesses, etc. We purchase quality garments from the likes of American Apparel, TEXX, Amanati and personalize them with our patterns. Patches are custom created using polyester blanks and are available in almost any shape, size or color."
Learn it, Respect it, Live it, Love it, GEAR UP and ride!! Any rider will tell you the margin of error on a motorcycle is extremely narrow. They can be tremendously unforgiving, even in the hands of expert riders. The ability to combine the respect they demand and the speed that they beg for can result in one of the most exhilarating experiences of a rider's lifetime. One of the things we have going for us to help us appreciate a more worry-free ride is fantastically affordable, amazingly engineered, easily obtainable PROTECTIVE GEAR. Motorcycle Obsession is the best resource to find top quality helmets and leathers by the names you already know and trust at the best prices - and we can prove it.
Are you looking for some really great leather gear that wonâ€™t break the bank? We got your back, providing Premium Quality Jackets, Chaps, Vests & motorcycle Gear since 1990. Itâ€™s The Real Deal, Quality & Service that canâ€™t be beat.
Referred by Bluto on HUBB:
"Next time you are in Bolton Lancashire UK, call in at 210 St. Helens Rd; a grotty little shop manufacturing all things outdoor. Colin Diamond makes stuff for all outdoor sport, luggage, clothing, sleeping bags and made to measure gear. 6XL if your a biggun'. Soft pannier bags and specials on request."
"British Motorcycle Gears main focus today is protection and function. That is why all of our garments include CE Approved Impact Protectors from Knox the World leader in Body Protection Systems. We offer a wide selection of motorcycle clothing that provides comfort and versatility for every type of ride."
Schuberth makes the BMW System Helmets as well as their own line, foremost among them for the traveller the new Concept, a one-handed flip-up helmet with an internal flip-up sunvisor as well. I've been wearing the BMW Helmets since 1982, and now the latest Schuberth. Recommended.
Custom earmolds for motorcycles, and plenty of information.
For a motorcycle specific earplug: click - "earmold info", click - "Navigation" (near top of page left), click - "hearing protection and recreation", click - "No. 4 RT"
See the HUBB thread for a great discussion on why every motorcyclist should use earplugs.
Important: For more information on what World Nomad's policies cover, read this Prices & Benefits page for residents of various countries. Grant says: ALWAYS read the policy CAREFULLY to be SURE you are covered on your motorcycle, there are exceptions and variations depending on home country and where you're going and a whole lot of other things. READ THE POLICY!
Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!