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!
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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.'
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Yes, but I have both MC and car licence, and Denmark has nearly the same licence as any other european country. It is really easy to see, no matter what language you speak, if the holder is allowed to drive MC or not.
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My friend only has car, and one of the issues is that insurance will not cover if he has accidents and don´t have a licence.
Another thing is that the main idea is to buy bikes and ride them down to south america, and therefore he has to legally own the bike. Or is it possible for me to own both?
Is it possible to own a bike and get permanent plates on it without having a drivers licence?
Well you answered some critical questions for me, thank you for that Mollydog!
It is mostly a time issue. He won't be able to obtain a licence in Denmark until March or April (driving test office is closed in the winter season) and we both have a plane ticket for Asia in the start of December. After backpacking in Asia for some months I want to go to US and buy a bike, and if he could do the same it would be really great.
I don't think he can get a licence in the US, as you said, you have to be more than just travelling through the country.
How long did it take you to get a licence for MC after you had the car licence?
But do you think I could "buy" and "own" both bikes and he would ride it "less legally" to south america - where I agree that it shoulden't be a problem with the licence. Do you think that the custom offices we are going to pass on the way through central and south america would accept one owner of two bikes? (did you answer this with a "no" in your previous post?)
If I understood your question you were asking about a permanent license for a motorcycle. Montana issues a permanent plate on any motorcycle sold. And insurance is not required in montana and yes just about anyone can buy a bike if they are over 18 years old.
I know that in Alberta, Canada your Auto license will act as a learners permit if you are escorted by someone having a valid motorcycle license. Is there any sort of similair idea in California?
If so Peter's friend may not need a mc license.
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