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!
We're not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown a hobby into a full time job and a labour of love.
When you decide to become a Member, it helps directly support the site. You get additional privileges on the HUBB, access to the Members Private Store, and more to come as we roll out new systems. Of course, you get our sincere thanks, good karma and knowing you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. :-)
Travel BooksMotorcycle and travel books to inspire and inform you!
DVDs - Watch and Learn!
Horizons Unlimited presents!
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.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
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If you sell motorcycles or motorcycle accessories, riding gear, camping equipment and clothing, transport motorcycles, organize motorcycle tours, or have motorcycles to rent, you should be advertising with us!
Location: since 2005 on the worldtrip,on two bikes and more than 300.000km
Shipping NZ to Chile
here some actually information to ship your bike from NZ-Auckland to Valparaiso in Chile
Country: New Zealand
Shipper Contact: Katie Speck
Shipper Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shipper Contact details: 77 Richard Pearse Drive
Auckland Airport, Manukau 2150
Tel. +64 9 256 4111
Shipping Month: 9
Shipping Year: 2010
Cost in US$ or: 485,- Nzd or 270,-Usd for 1.87 (cbm3)
Shipment made by: Sea, time: need 50-60 days
Please see the revised rates below:
Freight: US$97 per w/m
BAF: US$24 per w/m
PSS: US$6 per w/m
OTHC: NZ$10 per w/m
ECI Fee: NZ$20 per b/l
Compliance Fee: NZ$10 per b/l
Export Docs: NZ$50 per b/l
Courier Fee: US$35 per courier
Please note: This bike will no longer be classed as DG cargo so there is no need to have a DG cert issued.
Please advise the weight and cbm of the bike and I can book this in for you. I will then send you a booking confirmation that will show our depot delivery details on it. please note: You can not delivery the bike until a booking has been made and you have a reference number.
You will need to deliver the carnet here to my office (77 Richard Pearse Drive, Airport Oaks) so that I can send it down to customs with the b/l and customs entry to have it signed before the cargo can be loaded. i will then courier it back to you (whether it be here in NZ or to an overseas address)
I ship over from Oz to NZ with Mondiale too,
very good information and handling,and prices
you can do everything by email.
You contact Katie Speck from Mondiale
she send you a booking confirmation,
after this, you bring your bike in a crate, don't use wood, (must be fulmigatetd for Southamerica)to the delivery warehouse: Tapper Freight Station, 373 Neilson Street,Onehunga, 20Km north from Airport,Gps East 174* 48.845,South 36* 55.300,
your crate have to be cling-wrapped or covered with carton and with your consignee, on all 4 sides,
they enload the crate with two forklifts,
Katie will send you per email a bill, after paying the bill,online or per kreditcard, she will send you per email the "Bill of Loading"
also when you have a carnet de passage,postage it to Katie by courier mail,5 days before shipping, and katie will do the carnet clearance with the customs for you too, and she postage the carnet per couriermail back to the place where you stay,
always a nice company to deal with,easy, helpfull working per email contact,
all the best,
hold always your mirrows up,
Buch meiner Reise
Ungebremst um die Welt und kein Ende in Sicht
14,95 Euro Ladenpreis oder per PN bei mir
10,-Euro incl. Versand, verguenstigtes Autorenexemplar
bebildert, 30 Kapitel
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