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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Yes, I know, here is again the same old question. I also know is a pain in the ass getting custom permit to keep the bike in Turkey meanwhile you fly away, but I am gonna try it anyway just for one or two months. Does anyone how to do it and where to keep the bike? I ve heard there is something like a custom parking at the airport in Istambul, but not sure about that.
Yes you can... if you need to leave the country without your motorcycle you have to leave it in a customs depot and get it cleared from your passport. It is quite safe to leave your motorcycle in a customs depot but they will charge you for parking. I don't know the contact details of the Istanbul Customs but if nobody replies to you in next 24 hours I can find and post it here.
the customs parking in istanbul is very close to ataturk airport. when you ride from yesilkoy roundabout to the airport main entrance it is on you right side (about 300-400 m after the big roundabout). hard to see from the road. it has a rusty small sign. ask someone if could not see. paperwork takes 2-3 hours and parking fee is small. İ've done it on 2006. so it was nearly 5 years. hope this helps
samy and KayaKoyuOldBoy, i think you both are wrong. there is no need for carne to enter and to leave for Turkey. I have brough my UK number plated bmw back in 2006 and no carne was asked. also if you do search on the HUBB you'll see that no carne is needed.
so Miquel-Silvestre, you do not need carne for Turkey. just need to buy a insurance at the border which is app 10 euros.
I ve been to Turkey few times and definitely no CDP is required. Not for UE vehicles but I also saw two chinese bikes, with chinese paperwork, and they got in. About insurance, the Green Card is OK in Turkey, so if you got it in UE, do not need to pay insurance at the border.
I'm planning to travel from Switzerland to Turkey in September, leave the bike in Bursa over winter (at my parents'), fly back to Switzerland and continue in March towards Jordan, perhaps Egypt. Is that not possible? I have two passports, Turkish and Swiss, how about when I travel in with one, and out with the other? My turkish pass is full of stamps, so I can't imagine they'll realize the missing stamp when travelling out.
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