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.
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Hello,does anyone know if Green card Insurance is avaýlable at the Greece/Turkey border? I am currently in Turkey heading to Greece,any info(price ,validity ,exclusýons etc ) about getting the Green Card?
In most of the European countries - it should be available in the border. It's Europe afterall.
You possibly get the green card from insurance companies from Turkey too.
Doesn't Turkey have a green card too for foreign cars/motorcycles??? Right now i'm looking on my last summer's green card i travelled with in Europe - there's Turkey and Iran both included=green card valid, should be.
Hello Peter and Margus,
Thanks for the replýes, when I crossed from Iran into Turkey,they dýd not asked for the Green Card. Got booked by the Traffic Polýce in Turkey for speeding ,the cops didn't asked to see my green card either.
Thanks for the warning,Guess I have been lucky.
My route in Greece would be south to Athens then up to Igomenýsta to catch a ferry to Brindýsý Italy.
Is the offer to park in your garage still available?
Something cropped up at home,I would really have to go home and return to ride Europe in Spring.
If there is garage space available ,what is your address and will it be a problem to get budget air tickets to Singapore there?
My other option will be parking it at the Turkey Airport customs.
Hi all. I'm planning a trip around europe, leaving london 1st may 2004 for 6mths. I only have a vauge understaning of the green card, and any info would be apreciated. In most insurance quotes for a new ktm950 I'm going to buy, 6 weeks free green card has been mentioned. I'm guessing I should get this for a year?? if I can? can green cards be bought at borders?
Originally posted by Lc8er: I only have a vauge understaning of the green card, and any info would be apreciated.
The green card is a document that shows you have third party insurance for your vehicle. It is recognised (and usually required) by most European and several mediterranean and mid-eastern countries.
If you are buying and registering your bike in Europe insurance is obligatory and youir insurance co. should provide you with a green card. The modalities vary from country to country. Choose your insurer carefully. A few gotchas:
In some countries the green card is a temporary extra, for which you have to pay.
Exactly which countries are covered varies from co. to co. Check BEFORE signing up! Getting coverage for additional countries is expen$ive! (I paid 150% of the annual premium to get 3 months for Turkey. My wife's insurer includes all countries except Iraq automatically.)
From what I have read in other posts it is cheaper, and possibly easier to obtain insurance at the German AA, the ADAC.
With inner EU borders having disappeared it is getting more difficult getting green cards for foreign registered vehicles. Once leaving the EU theoretically a country requiring the GC should have them available at the border. In practice they may not ask for it and you ride without insurance, if you don't have one.
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