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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I'm planning a little trip across Canada and northern US. Might make it a return trip or just one way, I'm gonna have around 2 months for the trip so it's possible to make it a return trip but on the other hand there's sooo much more nice riding to make if I don't make it a return trip.
I'm gonna attened a charity ride called Ride For Sight in Canada and try to collect some mone for research on a eye decease called Retina Rigmentosa (RP) and at the same time have a great time...
I'm looking for airshipping from northern part of Europe to Eastcoast Canada/US.
I'm stationed in Stockholm, Sweden but are willing to travel abit to find a cheap and good shipping point.
Soo far I've seen that Heathrow - Newark may be a cheap route but then I (prolly) need to steam clean it before I ship it. If that's the cheapest route I'll do it but I would prefare(sp?) to ship it from EU mainland.
More direct route you do, cheaper it is. See where Air Canada flies. I know that they fly to Frankfurt, London, Paris and Southern Europe . Eagle Global Forwarding is representing them and they have good prices from here (Calgary Frankfurt)
Also, why not swap a motorcycle with a Canuk? saves you trouble
Thanks for all reply, just got a quote from MC Express and they want $2500 for a return trip from London/Frankfurt to Newark/Toronto/and some place else....
Soo atleast I got one quote now the hunt starts...
Yupp I'm about to hit the RFS but I'll have to pass the Inuvik RFS since I'm on a time schedule (Yupp work sucks can't be away more then 2 months...). But if I wanna ride north of the Arctic Circle I can just go 1200km straight north from where I live... But I guess I wouldn't do the Dampster in that case (The Dampster is the road upto Inuvik, right???)
[This message has been edited by Zappa (edited 29 November 2005).]
We used Air Canada Cargo to fly our bikes from Calgary to Frankfurt and then again from Heathrow back to Calgary. The cost for two bikes was $2100 to Frankfurt and $3200 back home. Couldn't have been simpler. We just dropped the bikes off at the cargo terminal a couple of days before the flight with only a little fuel in the tanks and disconnected the batteries. Done.
We didn't use any specialist shippers but it doesn't sound like it is too much cheaper compared to the quote you've got.
I shipped my bike by roll-on roll-off ship from zeebrugge to the U.S. for 500 euro one way.
it takes 3 weeks to the west coast and there were no hidden costs. I paid the total of 11 US$ as handling fee in los angeles.
check this site: http://www.2wglobal.com
have a good trip,
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