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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Location: in our 10th year on the road-only half way- now in Australia
tyres...import tax etc?
any advice on getting tyres in Pakistan for F650gs and R1100gs.
we are heading to India after Pakistan and are in dire need of new tyres. cant get any anywhere at the moment because we are in Iran and we are not going to Turkey.
does anyone know of the import tax charged in Pakistan? I know that its horrendous in India.
any suggestions welcome...other than saying get them in Turkey....or before because we did carry some through Japan- Russia and then Mongolia where we had to put the new ones on.
last year I send a set of tyres to Lahore for a Swiss friend. I send it to the Swiss consulate, after phoning them and asking them for permission. They told me to declare the value very low and write myself a kind of invoice. Thats what I did and I wrapped them only in cheap plastic foil (for kitchen use) with a little bit of duct tape around.
The consulate arranged the customs and paid about 1000 Rupees (maybe 25 US Dollars) on a value of 50 USD tyre value included shipping. My friend just gave this amount of Rupees to the consulate and could collect the tyres.
But shipping was expensive on this end, but I worked in logistics so I could get a big discount.
Maybe you will find tyres in Delhi, at least I found somewhere a link to a big bike shop.
A fellow traveller managed to get some tyres in Islamabad, we were a bit suspicious, as they were called something like 'Golden Boys', but actually they were good tyres and got him down to KL in Malaysia. (he was riding a TA)
I managed to get some tyres in Mumbai from email@example.com, Avons
Don't know if you can get that far but worth a try if you get stuck.
Don't wait till you get to Thailand, if your coming this way, mega expensive!
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