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« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2006, 09:32:56 pm »
not ds but good and i dont know where else to put it http://www.dirtbike.ws/node/829
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« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2006, 05:14:27 pm »
The following are various sites that I have found and have listed for reference (and future shopping)

African Stuff ? navigation, GPS?s and maps
Blue Ridge Racing Products ? DS toolkits and other items
Guide to Changing Bike Tyres ? Fairly comprehensive, even dummies like myself are able to follow.
Internet BMW Riders? Forum - The BMW motorcycle electronic campfire
Cruz Tools - Bike toolsets, definite future order
Botswana Tourism - Lots of info, incl borderpost times, maps and other info
SA Maps - All SA maps that can be ordered, incl digital, directly from government
Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa
Homemade Outdoor Gear - Lots of ideas and instructions
Survival Forum - Some wacky ideas but some excellent stuff relevan t to going off the beaten track
Topographic Symbols - US Military Manual for Topographic Symbols
Camping Recipes - If you're tired of bully and beans, have a look for some ideas
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BMW GS SERIES INFO
« Reply #22 on: October 21, 2006, 07:23:14 pm »
BMW GS series info.

Lists all the Dual Sport models from the first to the latest.

http://www.micapeak.com/bmw/gs/gs.html

On my bike/lifestyle forum we have a section for books relating to bikes and bike travel...something you guys might want to add as a Sticky.
Here is a link to some books by Chris Scott the famous UK desert biker as well as another couple about touring Africa.
http://www.overland-solutions.com/shoppingcart/products/books/086-0001.htm

This is Chris' website...
http://www.adventure-motorcycling.com/

Two RTW riders I email with sometimes, Merrit and Pierre. Nice couple, Merrit is very unusual for an American gal. She is not popular with many of her countrymen. Read the stories and you will know why.
www.photobiker.com

A couple of RTW riders who made the Guiness book of bullshit.
http://www.ultimatejourney.com/

Glen Heggstad's website.
You don't have to wait for the book to come out. Most of Glen's adventures and photos are in the Striking Viking thread over at advrider.com
http://tmkconcept.com/strikingviking/home.htm

A USA based bi-monthly magazine.
http://www.dualsportnews.com/

Ted Simon's website. If you have to ask who Ted is...and if you haven't read Jupiters Travels...just go and order it right now. It's the book that started adventure motorcycling.
http://www.jupitalia.com/

Helge Pedersens website...the Norweigen guy who rode a BMW GS 80 around the world for ten years. There is a coffee table book with hundreds of pics, if you can find a copy.
http://www.globeriders.com/



Another link to a RTW book. (Getting so common these days huh?)
http://www.motorcycleadventure.dsl.pipex.com/

For the truly nutty adventurers amongst you.
http://www.instituteofadventureresearch.org/index.htm

A new adventure riders webzine and forum. UK based I think.
http://www.adventuremotorcycle.org/

An Aussie rider touring the world.
http://www.adventurebiker.com/

That will do for now.
Give you blokes something to do at work this week.
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« Reply #23 on: January 17, 2007, 02:01:09 pm »
A publishing site dedicated to motorcycling only books, vids and equipment.

To peruse the books or order any go to...

www.whitehorsepress.com

I just finished Two Wheels Through Terror. (Lin buys me the best Xmas pressies :D )

Excellent novel, Glen's continuing adventures around the world can be viewed on www.advrider.com in the thread entitled Striking Viking Bumming the World.
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« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2007, 07:33:45 am »
http://www.techtransalp.co.uk

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« Reply #25 on: February 09, 2007, 02:27:33 pm »
Ex-matie travelling accross africa.

http://www.98dayafrica.co.za/
 

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« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2007, 08:11:42 pm »
Link to page with information regarding motorcycle wiring.

http://www.btinternet.com/~jhpart/bkwirec.htm

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Motorcycle Hire Companies Worldwide.
« Reply #27 on: May 23, 2007, 07:51:28 pm »
Motorcycle hire companies in many different countries of the world.

http://www.moto-directory.com/touring/tour_foreign.asp
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« Reply #28 on: June 01, 2007, 08:33:52 am »
KLR650 - The Adventure Bike - very nice 'new' site with lots of mods, tips, photo's, etc.   A worthwhile place to visit if you are the proud owner of the one-and-only big Kawa trailie. :thumbleft:
 

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« Reply #29 on: July 03, 2007, 10:28:04 am »
A lekker web site dedicated to Rallye Motorcycles and champions: KTM, BMW, Suzuki, Honda, Yamaha...
It's in German, but the oke who made it did his homework 100%!

http://www.rallye-tenere.net



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« Reply #30 on: July 05, 2007, 09:47:20 am »
www.klrworld.com - KLR's mostly, but also Versys, KLX, etc.
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« Reply #31 on: July 16, 2007, 04:26:14 pm »
Guide to Motorcycle Oil

This website explains in depth what motorcycle oil does, what the different grades & types of motorcycle oil are as well as why you shouldn't run your expensive motorbike on old fryer oil stolen from outside the nearest KFC!

The aim of this site is to provide a helpful source of information about motorcycle oils & to educate the hoards of gap tooth yokels amongst you out there on the correct grades of oil to use in your motorcycles as well as how to correctly change the oil & oil filters!
 

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« Reply #32 on: July 16, 2007, 04:59:29 pm »
Faaanks Watty..I r now uh infoormed Yokel! ;) 

I still dont have a true definition of yokel......but if you dont understand it maybe it cant hurt you,unless you eat it or stick it in somwhere it shouldn't be put......... >:D  :D

Good info on oil though!! ;D ;D
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« Reply #33 on: July 16, 2007, 05:05:58 pm »
Faaanks Watty..I r now uh infoormed Yokel! ;) 

I still dont have a true definition of yokel......but if you dont understand it maybe it cant hurt you,unless you eat it or stick it in somewhere it shouldn't be put......... >:D  :D

Good info on oil though!! ;D ;D

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« Reply #34 on: July 31, 2007, 04:21:05 pm »
www.supermotojunkie.com  >:D Okay, maybe not as D/S as the others.
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« Reply #35 on: August 01, 2007, 10:16:53 am »
[size=7.5pt]www.advrider.co.za [/size]


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« Reply #36 on: August 28, 2007, 12:51:13 pm »
Has anyone ever noticed how many overseas sites (the .COM's .NET's .DE .CH etc.) and how few local (.ZA) sites there are ?

So far WD is the best local (.ZA) site I have found on the subject.

Me, Myself and I have just started a NEW site: www.Detours.co.za , which is a DIY tour / trip information website. It is still in its crawling stage and just waiting to be used by people who have done it and want a place to post their reports and for people who want to do it and get their information (not much of that yet) on "off the beten track" places right here in this GRRRR8 ol' RSA of ours (as well as the neighbouring countries).

I will also do an in depth report on: www.SilverWolf.co.za/lifetour about our trip through Namibia (which is to start in October 2007) about places to see places to stay, places bikes are not allowed in etc. as there is not much available on these subjects in particular for DS adventurers.

Hope to get some input from Ya all.

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« Reply #37 on: August 29, 2007, 02:03:06 pm »
Thanks Lupo

site will offer great advice and tips
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« Reply #39 on: September 11, 2007, 12:22:43 pm »
Over in the OZ Section of ADVrider I started a Navigation and Survival thread.

As so many of the blokes seemed to be clueless about how to use a compass or navigate in the bush using landmarks etc.

I listed a great SAS survival handbook and also a link to the free US Army Survival Guide.

Some of the other chaps have also posted up some good solid info about camping and finding water and such like.
Feel free to read and take away any information you okes feel is useful for RSA and Africa generally.
Also feel free to add your own Nav and Surv recommendations.
Or start your own thread at WD's if you think it's a good subject.
Here is the ADVrider link...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=264786
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