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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Achievable Dream The definitive guide to planning your motorcycle adventure! This insanely ambitious 2-year project has produced an informative and entertaining 5-part, 18 hour DVD series. "The ultimate round the world rider's how-to DVD!" MCN UK.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
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Ive been reading some posts from the others regarding buying bikes out here, if anyone knows of any machines for sale right now in Santiago, or surrounding areas please let me know. Looking for a decent overlander in Santiago now. Something like a 95-05 Transalp, Africa Twin, BMW F650, Tenere, KLR 650 etc.... ideally with Pannier Racks, boxes not important as have soft luggage.
We´re staying in Barrio Brasil, SMS to +44 7980 571 375 or mail davecaygill(at)gmail.com. I´ll also check in on this post in a couple of days.
Any advice on shops/streets appriciated, I´ve been to Calle Liro and San Isidro, but only found a ocuple of maybe´s... Anyone know of anyother good dealers in Santiago?
Also trawling internet..
btw regarding the RUT - I asked a government tourist advice fella at the airport, and he seemed pretty sure that all you would need is the reciept from the dealer to leave the country? is this true? Ive seen lots of posts saying the RUT is required...
YOU MUST OBTAIN your RUT (ID) TO BUY A MOTORCICLE:
In order to obtain your RUT you need:
1- Your passport
2- Pay the fee ( i dont know how much)
3-A copy of your passport
3.2 Expirign of the passport page,
3.3Expiring of the visa to enter Chile,
3.4 copy of the Form filled to enter to chile)
If you wanna see this info, check http://www.registrocivil.cl/f_cedula.html
The office in wich you can do this is located at
Pasaportes y Extranjería
The Street is:
Moneda n° 1342
( To get there Take the "Line 1" of the Metro travel to MONEDA STATION, from there you are 2 block from the office) the phone number of the office is 696-0402 or 697-0403
The office only opens from Monday to Friday ( from 8:30 to 14pm).
thanks guys, fantastic help and much appriciated. found a bike up in vitacara, from Victor Marques Motos on Vitacura, great guys, sorted it all out, got an XT600e 2001 full H&B Panniers and screen for 2,600,000 pesos.. bit more than i would have liked to pay, but still well happy. been on the road a week.. man what a life
Northerners! The weather outside is frightful, so what better time to start planning your next adventure! To help you get started, for February we're taking 30% off the Get Ready! DVD in the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'GETREADY' on your order when you checkout.
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