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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I appreciate that this is a website for bikers but maybe someone can help me...
I'm planning on driving back to the UK in the spring in my Jeep. Although my route isn't finalised yet (owing to the conflict in Lebanon), I'm planning on trying to take in Egypt and Jordan as a minimum in the Middle East before driving through Turkey and onto Western Europe and home.
What i'm looking for is any advice that anyone can give me on doing such a trip? I may have to ship my car thru Saudi to Jordan - has anyone done this before? How can i get insurance for the journey?
You should be able to get a visa to drive a car through Saudi Arabia although it might depend on who you are planning to travel with. I know car drivers who have succeeded in getting visas. Making an application at the Saudi Embassy is really the only way to find out, I’m afraid. And you will have to have the Jordanian visa already before you apply.
Egypt will add a huge amount to your carnet deposit as well as to your border hassles from what I’ve heard. Egypt & Iran are the countries in this region which make a carnet very expensive. I hope your Jeep isn’t too valuable! You might want to give Egypt a miss.
Call the Automobile Touring Club for a carnet quote.
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They can also advise you regarding insurance. I have heard of an ‘orange card’ for the region. Perhaps they can tell you more.
I drove home from Muscat in Oman back to England in 2000. It was dead easy to get a transit visa through Saudi as I had a Gulf working/resident visa for Oman and the Saudis were very helpful. My Dad who accompanied me also got a transit visa but his came from the London Embassy and it took no end of hassle and pleading and begging.
Insurance - well, we just winged it - nobody ever asked for us to show it and I don't think insurance is worth a bean in 3rd world counties. Having limited insurance also encourages you to slow down
I too tried to travel through saudi and had no end of hassle,the embassy told me no problem just come back closer to your departure date.two weeks before the start of my trip I went back and they would give no reason for not issueing a visa other than they don't issue visa for people driving through saudi who are departing from the middle east.This was of coarse rubbiish as I knew many people who had done the journey but three weeks of trying including driving around the emirates to all the other saudi embassies came to nothing.My conclusion is that if your face fits you,ll be o.k but if anyone is feeling like getting one up on a westerner your stuffed.
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