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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I just called Carole Nash to get a green card for our forthcoming wander round 'Europe' that will definitely include Croatia, may include Bosnia and Turkey, might include Tunisia and Morocco and we were also thinking about Albania.
It would appear that my current insurer, Equity Red Star, won't cover any of those countries at all so I'll have to switch insurers if I want a green card. As I have a multibike policy the best option seems to be Norwich Union but they won't insure for Albania or Bosnia. If I want to go into either of those I'll have to go for a company which only does a single bike policy.
How hard is it to sort out insurance at the border? (I realise trying to make a claim on such a policy may be 'difficult')
I have found Norwich Union fine for Europe, but only in terms of EU Europe. I cannot get insurance for Ukraine, but I have been told that this can be purchased at the border. Has anyone any info on this. Thanks, Gill
I've never had a problem getting insurance at the border of ukraine or anywhere else, as long as its not some small outpost type border that gets 4-5 people crossing per day. (this happened to me once crossing into serbia from MK) If you go down the croatian coast, you only go thru about 20km of bosnia, dont worry about Ins. there, as they have never asked me for it. Last year, I think ALB ins cost me about $30? for a month.
serbia is expensive, about 100$ for a month, macedonia, 50 euros for 2 weeks. Ukraine was about 25$ a month.
Im in Bulgaria for the summer, and can get normal green card just for EU for about 40 a month. or I can get green card that covers everywhere for about 125 a month, on my US registered bike.
Thanks for the responses and sorry for my tardy reply. I thought I had the forum set up to notify me by email when there were replies but I guess I didn't.
We'll be heading towards Istanbul starting in Dubrovnik. I've now switched my insurance to NU and have cover for all countries we're going to except Bosnia and Serbia which they won't insure for (it might have been nice to go to Montenegro just for a look but I'm not hung up about it.
Jerome, I've just had a look at the Tourinsure web site. We're leaving on Friday and I don't think I'll be able to complete the required interactions with them in time for them to get the green card to me but thanks for the pointer.
Doug, it sounds like I'll be able to get what I need as we go through the borders so we'll give it a go and just play it by ear. Thanks for the information.
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