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Entering the US from Mexico by motorcycle, what I need?

Hello, I will start my first mega-trip on January from SAntiago, Chile, to tierra del fuego and the north. Our personal papers (we will be 2up) are ready, passports, Visas, etc, but I don't know if my motorcycle needs special papers, ensurance or something like that in the moment we reach the US/Mex border.

And a chilean company said to me that I need a international drivers license to drive in the US and Canada, is that true? because I readed that I can drive with my chilean driver license

Can you help me please? thanks!
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Many travellers use the international driver license in US but I don't think it is needed , my family come and rent cars with french driver licence, you will need your title and in some state insurance for the bike .
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I don't think you need an International Drivers licence for Canada but for the small amount of dollars it might be good to have. I have always obtained an International licence when I left North America but have never been asked for it.
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