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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Well i would like to know what is the cheapest way of exporting my car from UK to Australia it has Australian compliance number.
hi ,i just flew my bike in to oz.it was from oz.it was registerd in oz.it was a 3 yr old oz bought bmw.
my advice ....just dont do it.the communistic leanings of this country and the little guys who are justifying their jobs will make it a nightmare for you.it should be simple but it just isnt.easier to import it to meico or morocco from my experience.sell it there and buy another here and by pass the drama.
it was relatively quick but incurred damage to bike en route and cannot get anyone to take responsability.
Just out of curiosity: did you have your shipment insured?
For me, it was kinda surprising at first, that unless you take a transport insurance for your cargo, if something goes wrong with it, it seems that you may get practically no compensation from the shipping company. They may pay you a very small amount per kilo, so you might be happy, if you were sending potatoes, for example, but very unsatisfied, if you had sent more valuable items!
A whole other thing is, how much should a transport insurance cost. Someone once asked me 4% of the value for it, but I think that´s ridiculous. A shipping agent once said that 1-1,5% might be closer. And a transport insurance may also be something, that nobody even mentions to you, unless you bring it up. The vehicle´s own insurance is not guaranteed to cover this kind of damage either, at least over here they won´t give any cover for transporting abroad.
(But I´m really not an expert on shipping, just wrote from my own experiences, and I may not have understood everything correctly, so those who know more about the subject, please correct my mistakes..!)
yeh the flight insurance is about 1.5% plus a additional fee .i had flown the bike previously with qantas and air transat (mcycle express) all with no problems.the problem was when i opened my crate the packaging had no damage so obviously no in flight damage incurred.this is where it gets wierd as the panniers were unlocked but the pins of the bmw panniers had been smashed out and the locks bent open ...the pins and washers had miraculously jumped back into both panniers?!?!?!
james cargo says it has checked its operations cameras and denies any wrong doing.emirates cannot be blamed as the shipment was not opened or tampered with in any way. unless another miracle happened along with jesus the tooth fairy and pinochio which are all true stories aswell.
i knew the packaging was A ok as the analstralian customs and quarantine people wopuld have dismantled the bike if they thought it had been tampered with.
so i had a badly hammered bmw pannier along with self storage jumping pins that no one admits too.
i bought a new pannier and it would not warrant the insurance excess claiming even if you could get someone to actually front up and admit damage which had to either criminal or stupidity .
so i think insurance is a bit of a blowing smoke up your arse exercise and think iot best not to travel with anything you cannot walk away from without crying like a little girl for the next 7 years(ok ok i sniffled a bit ok).
but i have a new pannier box by bmw designed by touratwat to collect drinking water whilst riding for my next soujourn on my scooter.(what dya mean yours dont leak S^%$£ really)
it hasnt put me off as the good far outwieghs the brushes with the asshole factor(this could be a new reality tv show for charlie to work on??)
still any news on shippiung /flying to chile?
qantas flies direct now i understand
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