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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USA/Europe shipping how about MIA to Valencia $800 ?
Here is first quote I received on RO/RO ocean freight :
We only offer shared containers to Barcelona from Miami. The shipping is subject to availability of freight and it can take some time before it will leave. The ro ro service from Jacksonville is a better service as there are scheduled sailings.
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miami, FL Reference#R67039
Date: 06/15/2011Cargo 1:
Motorcycle: 1983 bmw r100rt
L: 7'6" x W:3'2" x H:3'6" = V: 83.13 cu.ft
W: lbsCargo 3:
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: Ship From :Jacksonville, FL Ship To:Valencia, SpainPRICE QUOTEItemDescription
ShippingMethod:RoRo$ 1125.00TruckingMethod:$ 0.00Additional TruckingMethod: $ 0.00
$ 0.00DHL/FedExFor returning Certificate of Title and Bill of Lading documents$ 49.00InsuranceIs provided at an additional charge. Please refer to the 'Notes'* section below for further details$ 0.00Discounted Price (for Cash and Check payment only) $ 1174.00 Discounted Price (for Wire Transfer Payment) $ 1196.00 Price (for any other form of payment) $ 1209.22
just talked with a shipper in LA who handles a lot of motorcycle shipping - he gave me an $600-800 price (or less)for motorcycle to Spain from Miami in a consolidated load..takes about a month more or less. He has agents in ports that will handle import etc....also will have airfreight rates which he thinks can beat anyone else's - we'll see......
I'll be talking to him more in the next week and he will try to put together a price sheet for major ports to and from shipping - if he does I'll post it here
email for more info
shit it's almost 100F here already, must be quarter to gotta go
Weel we are working on air cargo and ocean rates as I write. Looks like somewhere in the ball park of 600USD roro and of course then there are those feckin' dock fees....at this point I'm pushing for an all inclusive price i.e. the shipper includes dock fees (not import, customs etc) in the price - as they are HUGE and have some leverage there is a possibility to get the dock fees at one price with the shipment....
air cargo prices aren't in yet but the way it's looking they can beat anybody.
Confirmed from shipper at $600 for consolidated (put in container with other goods), 4-6 weeks, from Major US ports (LA, Houston, Charlotte, NY, I think Miami) to major European sea ports, 1/4 tank fuel, no hazmat, they pallet bike themselves...
Working on SA- Afrika, Afrika - OZ, Asia -etc, and also on airfreight...
this has taken so long, and as I've got a verbal on phone that the prices are good for HU and ADV members, I'm posting the shipper's contact here -
please identify yourself are a member when you call.
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