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.
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Can somebody please tell me if there is a way to get 'affordable' insurance for 30 days or so in Mexico? We really don't want to blow $80 - $100 for (probably useless) liability only insurance. By the way, I've already looked into getting driver's license insurance but I've only found it available annually (about $120).
By the way, I hold a California DL.
I hate this insurance nonsense...
You can enter Mexico without insurance. In fact, all the times i have traveled through Mexico, i have never been asked for insurance, but only because i didn't have an accident. Now, that being said, if you have an accident in Mexico and the police are called, you will be asked for insurance. Then, because you decided to save a lousy $118, you will go to jail and will have to deal with your problem from within, or if you are really lucky, you can come up with enough money on the spot to bribe the officials and anyone else involved to let you go, which will surely be a lot more than a lousy $118. The choice is yours. BTW, in Mexico, you are guilty until proven innocent, so good luck with that
My last policy was around $118 for six months, i was there for three. Yah, i know its a drag if your there for a short time, but remember, shit happens. Would you drive in your home country without insurance? How about the SOB that hits you and doesn't have insurance? I make this part of my budget and like gas and oil, don't even think twice about purchasing it, just do it.
My understanding (and it could be out of date now) is that insurance is required for the more northern states but not some of the southern states such as Oaxaca or Chiapas.
As stated, for roughly $100 you could be saving yourself a lot of hassles and headaches with the police if you do have a collision with another vehicle. If you are a foreigner just passing through Mexico for a few weeks, I think it's worth the money.
I live on Mexican border...go to Mexico all the time......insurance is NOT really required anywhere - in other words you get stopped, no problem.....you have wreck, run over someone's kid, whatever....you in deep shit man. No kidding.
You can drive into Mexico about 40-80 miles depending on state, in my experience, without "importing" car
By the way, I've already looked into getting driver's license insurance but I've only found it available annually (about $120).
By the way, I hold a California DL.
I hate this insurance nonsense...
So foilhead did you eventually wind up buying the DL liability insurance?There are companies which offer DL insurance for less than that, e.g. $85
DL liability insurance for a whole YEAR at that rate is a LOT cheaper than getting the single vehicle nominated policy for a few days or weeks everytime you enter.
And think of it , since you have a California DL ( and live there?) then it means that you will be able to pop over the border INSURED anytime and manytimes during the year on a bike or in a car, use any vehicle you have in your name..A bargain all around
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