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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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.'
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About to do a trip to the US, 2-up on one bike. Now we realised that we´d want to include Mexico & Centroamerica into our itinerary, too. But then it´d mean that if all goes to plan, we´d be in Panama around the first week of October this year, and need to transport our bike (DL650) back home.
Searched the shipping pages, but found nothing out of Panama, that wasnt headed to South America. Time will not be a problem, but costs do matter, so seafreight will probably be our choice.
We´ve freighted this bike before, by air and by sea, so generally we have an idea about the stuff involved... but never done it in this corner of the world, and it may be very different with all the paperwork, etc. So if anyone has actual experience about shipping their bikes by any method between Europe and Panama (or anywhere in Centroamerica), and/or any contacts to the shippers or agents, these would be greatly appreciated!
I'm just investigating shipping our bikes to Panama from UK in October and have the following quotes (can't see why they wouldn't do it in reverse):
Wallenius - by sea. RORO from Southhampton to Manzanilo £1413 for TWO bikes (I didnt ask for a single quote). They take them off in Galveston and transfer them to a ship leaving for Panama. I spoke to Tony Wilson and heard back from debbie 'dot' latur 'at' 2wglabal 'dot' com
James Cargo also airfreight UK to Panama - one of the directors Roddy says he will be in Panama in October - I think they do a fair amount of business down there.
- bikers 'at' jamescargo 'dot' com
sorry lost his card and can't find the phone number. I'm waiting for a quote so can't give you a price right now.
I think the Ro-Ro option may be convenient, you may not be required to crate the bike, etc, but it will probably not be the cheapest way to do it. I got some quotes to ship from the UK to the US, and they were close to what airfreight would cost.
A year ago we used normal (LCL) seafreight, the bike was packed in the crate, and payed less than 500 euros to ship by sea from Australia to Finland (and it could´ve been even less, if we had shipped to Belgium, for example)....... but I´m not expecting this to be similarly cheap.
Would be nice to know, if its a nightmare to do the paperwork & clear the customs in Panama... and what´s even worse, we probably wont have much time left, if we get that far. Not the best combination. But on the bright side, I guess I should find out in time!
Hi this may help just try Maricama she is a director of Panama Shipping her email is email@example.com she is a great help she shipped our TLC from Panama to Ecuador all paper work and car out of passport ect without a hitch.
Tell her she was recamended by John Cox,if she carnt help she will know somebody that has a groupage service(part container)to the UK.Enjoy Central America its mega.
Panama was not to bad for custums and the loading into the contaner,but when we first arrived in Panama we know very little so it was start from scratch but once we found Maricarma things got moving with the odd delay like the chassis number was differant to the paper work Mursk put the ship back 3 or 4 days then we hit weekend but we made it.
We saw bits of trouble in Nicaragua and Honduras with demo ect you just have to steer clear best you can i think.
Take care Coxy. coxmorganoverland.co.uk
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