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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Mexico REQUIRES the title or a notarized letter from the bank/finance company that says you have their permission to take the bike into Mexico. I don't know about any of the other countries on your route.
I went USA to Panama with a guy who left his title at home, but had photocopies. It was a big PITA, he had to beg, plead, and sometimes bribe, at every border. He did make it, so it can be done, but I wouldn't do it again. Do whatever you have to, to get the title.
Thanks for the response. I just have a hard time thinking that every single person who has cycled south has owned their bikes, or that they all carried it's title. Carrying the title seems silly because if someone steals the bike and manages also to steal teh title they can sign it over to whoever>
You should have a title but it will indicate a lienholder. You should at least carry a copy of the title together with other vital docs in a place not left on the bike while unattended for long periods of time. Also, the customs official should require a letter from the lien holder consenting to taking the bike across the border. And, the finance company will likely not provide a letter for anything more than Canada and Northern Mexico.
OT- as Grant would say it is a good idea to scan all your documents and store them on a secure website.
Let me correct my last response, because I realized the answer depends on the state. Most states the lien holder does hold the title (I live in the minority state of NY). They are not going to permit you to travel to TDF.
Originally posted by daniel lanigan: Thanks for the response. I just have a hard time thinking that every single person who has cycled south has owned their bikes, or that they all carried it's title. Carrying the title seems silly because if someone steals the bike and manages also to steal teh title they can sign it over to whoever>
They don't but a letter from the lein holder and the registration is required if you don't have the title or the title indicates a leinholder is involved.
The lender can make it difficult if you don't have a minimum of payments with them - it's really up to them.
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