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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Is some form of MC insurance required to keep customs officials happy in north Asia?
Myself and two friends are travelling by KLR from Vladivostok to Europe, departing Vlad sometime in late-June 2013. None of us bothered to get insurance in British Columbia, the province we call home, as it won't do us any good outside of North America (plus we are doing this trip as cheap as possible). Then I saw a post the other day about insurance docs required to keep the Boys in Blue at bay and had a brief moment of panic. I was hoping motorcycle registration, International Driving Permit, passport, visas, Letter of Invitation etc. would be enough to cross borders with an MC. Does anyone know what kind of documents are required to enter Russia at Vladivostok (by sea, dealing with Yuri), enter Mongolia by land, Kazakhstan by land, Azerbaijan by sea etc. My KLR is high KM and I'm not worried about getting any money for it if something happens so if I can do this trip without insurance then that is what I would like to do. I just want to make sure I've got the requisite paperwork to cross borders. Thanks for your time.
Insurance you need is 3rd party insurance (i.e. to cover injuries to the other party if you cause an accident, not coverage for your self/bike). If you are having Yuri Melnikov help you with customs, ask him about insurance too. If I remember right, you have to have Russian insurance before getting your bike from customs in Vlad anyways. Most other times you can probably get insurance for the respective countries at the border.
shipped my bike to vladivostok last may.
yuri organised the insurance, about 50-60$ for 3 months, 660ccm bike.
he said he needs it to clear customs.
I asked yuri what it covers and he said something of a few thousend dollars.
more like one of the alibi-insurances, but better than nothing.
when reentering russia from mongolia at tashanta, no one asked to see my insurance.
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