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Motorcycling in Bali

MOTORCYCLING "BALI Tips, Tricks & Fun Facts IF YOU WANT TO EXPLORE BALI WITHOUTA SET ITINERARY OR IF YOU WANT TO GO ON YOUR OWN WITHOUT JOINING UP WITH AN ORGANIZED TOUR YOU MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER RENTINGA SCOOTER OR A MOTORCYCLE. RENTAL MOTORBIKES IN BALI ARE RELATIVELY CHEAP. BUT BEFORE YOU SIGN UP FOR ONE YOU BETTER MAKE SURE YOU'RE REALLY SKILLED AT RIDING A MOTORBIKE. #1 Requirements Before you can rent a motorbike in Bali, you must first international DRIVING PERMIT be able to present a valid international drivers' permit that specifically covers motorbikes. If you don't have one, you can spend the morning at the Denpasar Police Office to get a temporary motorbike permit. The procedure involves a written test. The temporary permit is valid for three months after issue. Helmet are compulsory for motorbike riders in Bali. Insurance, however, isn't. Ask the rental agency about insurance, and if none is forthcoming, ask about their policy for damage. JACKSHEPHARD March 13th 1976 Brazil Type of Rides Allowed: MOTORBIKE TANKS HORSES #2 Rentals $150 Motorcycle rental costs vary, and are often negotiable, depending on how long you need it and the shape the motorbike's in. Motorbikes tend to come with 100cc or 125cc engines. You don't need more than 200cc to go thrashing about Bali on two wheels. %3D 125 SCOOTER /month # 3 Fun Facts DEATH BY ACCIDENT | 2008-2012 IN BALI According to BaliDiscovery.com, Denpasar's Sanglah General Hospital reports a traffic-accident casualty rate of 150 people... every day. Consider this a warning: if you're not a capable, experienced motorbike rider, don't even think about renting one in Bali. 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 source: Bali Dalam Angka 2013 # 4 Riding If we can't dissuade you with those fun facts above, we at least beg you to read these tips: this means GO!! I BE CAREFUL AT INTERSECTIONS. It's not uncommon for drivers to not look carefully when turning into your road. Also, many drivers speed up when the yellow or red light go on, increasing the danger for drivers unused to relaxed this means GO! this also means if there is no police around GO! traffic rules in Bali. BIGTREK ВІКЕВAIK VS I BETTER, FASTER, STRONGER In Bali, the larger vehicle has right of way. So when it's you versus a truck... YOU DO IT! the truck wins. HONK! I HONK YOUR HORN When negotiating blind curves, --- as it's not uncommon for drivers to drive in the middle of the road when approaching curves. I GET A DECENT HELMET Don't get one of those glorified bicycle helmets often foisted by rentals on unsuspecting tourists. O... Shii ...t I DOGS ARE THE GODS In Bali, dogs are almost everywhere, including on the streets. They even sunbathe on it. They walk and stop whenever they want. Just take extra care when you happen to crosspath one. THERE WILL ALWAYS BE A CHALENGE IN TRAVELING OR TRYING SOMETHING NEW IN NEW PLACES. THE MOST IMPORTANT KEY IS PATIENCE AND THE WILL ITSELF. HAPPY RIDING SOURCE | MICHAEL AQUINO 5454

Motorcycling in Bali

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simple tips, tricks & facts for people who plans to travel to bali, and have an idea to explore the island with motorbikes or scooter.... content by Michael Aquino http://goseasia.about.com/od/ba...

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