XT660R Heaven

XT660R Heaven
Life on the road is fab...


Bike Shops
Penrith Motorcycles
Central Motor Cycles, Whitehaven
MHB Motorcycles, Brough
KC Motorbikes, Carlisle
Lloyd Honda, Carlisle
Sheldon Motorcycles, Birmingham
Triple D - KTM in Kendal

Magazines etc
Motorcycle News
Dirtbike Rider
Dirt Bike Magazine
Classic Dirt Bike
Fast Bikes Magazine

Bike Accessories
Off the Road, Germany
Ghost Bikes, Preston
Bikers World, Coleshill
Bikers Paradise, Coventry 
Winding Roads - Derby
Nippy Normans - BMW stuff 
Dirt Bike Gear - US
Giant Loop Bags - US
Wolfman Luggage - US
Fisher Saddles - US
Cycra Racing - US
Moose Racing - European Bike kit..
Globetrottin.com - US based
Revzilla  - US based
Rally Raid - UK based adventure & race kit supplier
Wemoto  - UK Bike spares supplier
Forcefield - UK soft armour supplier, as used in Mondo Sahara
ZEN Overland - UK some nice bike kit

Fuel Bladders
Turtlepac - Australian fuel bladder manufacturer
ATL - US fuel bladder manufacturer
Liquid Containment - Australian motorbike 4 litre fuel bladder
Rotopax fuel containers - Bike specific fuel cells with mounting brackets

UK Camping & Gear shops 
Needlesports, Keswick, Cumbria
PHDesigns - Down Equipment
Mountain Equipment - Excellent outdoor kit
Aiguille Equipment 

TAT Trail websites
TAT Trail - Sam Correro website
GPS Kev 
Blue Ridge Camp Ground - Virginia
Tellico Lodge - Tennessee
Sunrise Motorbikes - Searcy, Arkansas - good for spares
J&M Motel, Clarenden Arkansas
TAT SHAK - Ozarks - If you ride the trail you'll find out what it is...
Redding Campground - Ozarks
Gilchrist Inn, Gilchrist Oregon - superb accommodation.
Bend in Oregon has a bunch of motorbike shops - here are three...
The Moto Shop
Sandens Motorsports
Cascade Motorsports - KTM Dealer

Fire Information
Nevada Forestry info - Fire Links
Geomac - an interactive mapping website
North West Fire locations map

Travel & Insurance
HC Travel - Shipping
Esta Website - US Visa
Coverforyou - Travel Insurance
Imports@epa.gov - US document for temporary import of your bike
Motorcycle Express - flying & travel insurance for bikes

Liverpool Victoria - These will offer cover over 90 days for vehicles going abroad.

UK Wide web cams
UK wide Weather cams
Northumberland - Hexham
North Wales - Snowdon
Mid Wales - Aberdovey
South Wales - Monmouth
Peak District

UK Green Lane Info
Lake District National Park
Cumbria County Council - Green Lane Info

Adventure Bike Rider
Horizons Unlimited
Off Road Explorer
Bike Chat Forum
Adventure Motorcycle
Motorbike Forum
Doof Clenas Bike club - USA
Rider Planet - USA
Emerald Trails - Oregon, USA local riders club, Eugene

You Tube films of the TAT Trail
Sam Carrero
TAT trail crash
Hancock Pass
Tennessee River Crossings
Tomichi Pass
New Mexico
Blue Ridge Parkway
Mondo Sahara - Austin Vince adventure biking film

 Steve & Geoff YouTube Vid Links
Utah - White Rim Sand session
Utah Black Dragon Canyon - 1
Utah Black Dragon Canyon - 2
Utah Black Dragon Canyon - 3
Nevada - Water hole

Offroad Associations (UK)
Trail Riding Fellowship
Byways & Bridleway Trust
Green Lane Association
Motorcycle Action Group
British Motorcycle Federation
Trail World

Other UK Associations
Association of Mountaineering Instructors
British Association of International Mountain Leaders
Mountain Training
British Mountaineering Council
British Cycling

Mapping & GPS
Trailwise - UK national map database of Green Lanes etc
GPS File Depot - Use the Topo or Topo 2011 of each state.for the TAT
Garmin - The customer service is pretty poor but the forum might have some answers to your questions.

The Mountain Company - one of the travel companies I guide for, very nice company I must say...
One Steph Beyond - lone woman riding around the world...
The Science of Adventure Motorcycling - health & fitness info for all you riders out there...
Overland Now - A couple ride around the Americas
tiffanystravels - A British lass Tiffany goes biking
Twowheelednomad - Couple travel the world on bikes
Walter Colbatch - Bike Overland Guru

DR350 Stuff

Go to the page on this blog for loads of info about these great little bikes

KTM 690R stuff
This will be my next overlanding bike if I can afford it & the mods it will need!!
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