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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Greetings. I'll be crossing the Mexican border on my way to Copper Canyon, then Central and South America. I've heard there are some comprehensive forms that must be filled out at Mexican border customs.
By chance, does anyone know of these forms and possibly have blank copies or a link on where to down load them - so they can be filled out in advance.
I've only taken a quick look at it, so I don't know how easy it is to use.
I've been to Mexico sveral times and never had any paperwork done in advance, and never had a problem. Just make sure you have the title with you. I am a U.S. citizen, don't know if you are or if it makes any difference.
What's Needed to Cross the Border
A passport OR drivers license and certified birth certificate. Title for your bike and letter of permission to take your bike to MX from any leinholders. Insurance is not required, but is recommended.
*A Temporary Vehicle Importation Permit is not needed for Baja California (top 1/2 of Baja), Baja California Sur (bottom 1/2 of Baja) and the State of Sonora.
*When you cross the border you will 1st go to "Immigration" to get your "Tourist Card". Ask directions from any of the border guards/officials. Immigration will have you fill out a simple form, send you (walk) to a border Banco (lil' bitty bank office) nearby to pay the fee (approx $21US) and then return to Immigration for the official stamp on your "Tourist Card" (piece of thin paper). Now, you're good to go.....
Originally posted by JSherm: What about customs for the bike?
You'll need a Temporary Vehicle Importation Permit which is done at the crossing when you get your Tourist Card. This is where you'll need a clear title or title with letter from any lienholders.
Since you're traveling in States that require this, make sure you get it at the border crossing.
Also, make sure you turn in that Permit at the Guat crossing (Mex side) and keep the proof of return paper they will give you.
It's fairly painless...
reading the requirements to cross from us to mexico... do I really need a birth certificate?, I am from argentina and it will be very painful and long process to get one. Have an argentina passport with a valid 10 year green card for us and that's it. is it enough?
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