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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this is a trip thats been long due and have gotten around deciding on the month of departure, May 2011. the date is yet to be decided.
had a few queries;
when applying for visas does one have to mention that the trip is an overland journey??
this is what i could figure till now; delhi(india), kathmandu(nepal), lhasa(china), kashgar(china), bishkek(kyrgyzstan), tashkent(Uzbekistan), Ashgabat(turkmenistan), tehran(iran)?? , Ankara(turkey), Istanbul(turkey), sofia(bulgaria) or athens(greece), bucharest(romania), budapest(hungary), vienna(austria), prague(czech republic), berlin(germany), we can do the whole european gambit of going into switzerland, italy, france, belgium, denmark, spain, portugal and then back to wherever the channel border crossing is into England and there on to London!!! its an approximate of fourteen countries. After turkey i have avoided all countries that dont fall under the EU......
from the above list of countries i gather that only Iran requires a CARNET. I am hoping that if thats the case that i could avoid it completely and take an alternate route through kazakhstan?!
My question is; am i right that none of the above mentioned countries require a 'CARNET'?
I dont know about carnets in these countries, but its easy way of getting across for sure. Other way, you will have to pay duty in each country and while exiting the country you will get back full or part of the duty.
I am doing some reseach on how to get carnets in india for my own trip. this is what i have found out: Southern Automotive association of India(SAAI, chennai) will issue a carnet for around 4000rs + 3.5 times the valuated price of the bike.
What bike are you planning your trip with?...Is it registered in India?
And for your visa research, you havent mentioned your country of Origin.
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