This section provides further information and reference material about our Pan American Adventure. We hope it will be of use to anyone planning a similar journey.

The BMW F650GS Bikes
Overview and preparation, how they fared on the road, their strengths and their shortcomings.

Kit & Equipment
All the accoutrements necessary for the trip. Riding gear – what worked and what didn’t. Some notes on accommodation we used. Camping apparel and clothing. Bike spares. Computer and photographic supplies.

Paperwork & Shipping
There was no special documentation required for the Pan-American journey but here is a list of what you do need and some tips on dealing with customs and police. Also looks at how we shipped the bikes there and back again and what health precautions we took and insurance.

Recommended Reading
Inspiration, the Guide Books we used and info on maps of various regions and countries.

Useful Links
Links to associated, relevant or useful sites on the Web.