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!
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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.'
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Bike transport from Jordan/Israel to Turkey/Greece
Hey! I have a bit of a logistical problem.
I'm traveling down to Jordan (for sure) and Israel (if I must) over the next two months. I want to go home (USA) for Christmas but then will come back to Turkey to start my job on January 5th. I was wondering if anyone could suggest some ways that I might be able to get my bike back to Turkey (or maybe even Thessaloniki) so I can pick it up instead of coming back to Jordan and driving all the way back up to Istanbul.
The problem with driving back up is that by the time I get back my visa for Syria will have expired so I will have to get another very expensive one. Not to mention its a LONG WAY!
I would rather not go into Israel (because I'm scared of the stamp) but figure that would be the only place I could ship it. Does anyone know if there are shipping lines between israel and Istanbul?
I think its the 6th time I'm with this info on the HUBB
NO PROBLEM AT ALL!
For now the situation for thoes who want to leave Israel from Haifa by sea:
1) There is a ship twice a week Monday and Thursday. It is NOT recomended to go yourself with the ship. It is an old rusted, f***ed up not human experience.
You can call 'Rosenfeld" who operate the ship: 972-4-8613613
Price for this morning is 250Euro to Athens for the bike only. You need to add 150Nis port tax in Haifa and another 30Euro tax it Athens (Pereus). It will thake the bike two and a half days to be there.
2) Get ready, after half a day in Haifa port you will understand the meaning of patience
You take a flight to Athens. As for this morning El Al one way price from Tel-Aviv to Athens is 210$. But you can find a cheaper one.
If you want to go to Cyprus or Turkey. you can ask Rosenfeld about it.
You can go to Cyprus and from there to take a day ferry to the Turkish continent (And get ready to pay a lot of "Taxes" as a kind of a punishment for those that pass from the Greeck side of Cyprus to the Turkish one).
Ask them also on a ship from Cyprus to Istanbul - don't think there is one.
So, think you will have to ship to Pereuys/Athens and find a place to store it there.
And about the stamp in your passport it is a problem only if you intend to go to Syria with this passport.
It will be very very complicated to send your bike from Jordan to Greece or Turkey, it will have to be airlifted and the paper work will take ages (Jordan's only sea port is in Aqaba going south to the Red sea). There are NO trains that run from Jordan to Israel or from the border to Haifa. As I know and experienced the regulations of border passing in the ME, i can't think of a way you can send your bike from Cyprus to Turkey without escorting it yourself, and remember that from Cyprus you will reach the south shores of Turkey, not Istanbul, it will take you more than a day to ride to Istanbul.
So as I recomended before, think you will have to cross the boredr from Jordan to Israel, ride to Haifa and choose from the two routes, the one via Cyprus or send your bike to Greece, then fly there take it out from the ship, store it in Athens, fly home and then come to Athens take your bike and ride it to Istanbul.
It will be better to CALL Rosenfeld, not writing them a mail, I can't remember when they ever answerd my mails
I received after only three days an answer by email from Rosenfeld! It is not possible (anymore) to join your bike from Israel to Cyprus/Greece or viceversa. They only transport the motorcycle. So you have to fly to Greece or Cyprus. Price is now Euro 255.
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