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Motorcycles

 

TOWANDA Women Motorcycle Tours does not own rental motorcycles. We are hiring motorcycles from leading rental companies in New Zealand, Australia and the USA. All bikes are supremely serviced and well equipped with quality parts and tyres.

 

You will find a selection of the most popular motorcycles on this page. Not all models are available in every country and on all of our tours, but chances are that we can get a similar model for you. Nothing is impossible! If the bike of your choice is not on this page, write to us and we will organise it for you.

Here is a list of the most popular bikes for hire:

BMW F650 CS
BMW F650GS and F650 GS Dakar

BMW R1150R

BMW R1150GS

BMW R1200GS

Ducati ST 3

 

Harley Davidson FLHR Road King
Harley Davidson FLSTC Heritage Softtail Classic
Harley Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy
Harley Davidson FLHT Electra Glide Classic

 

Honda CB400/CBR400
Honda CB 600 Hornet
Honda CB750
Honda VT750 or 1100 Shadow
Honda XL650 Transalp

Honda VTR250

Honda Goldwing GL1800

Honda VFR800FI

Honda Rebel 250

KTM 250 EXC

Kymco Hawk 250

 

Suzuki SV 650
Suzuki V-Strom

Triumph Bonneville
Triumph Trophy

Yamaha FJR1300
Yamaha XJ900 S Diversion
Yamaha XT 600 E
Yamaha XVS650 + 1100 VStar
Yamaha XV 250 Virago

 

Information on

Insurance
Licence
Equipment

 

 


Motorcycles

BMW

BMW F650CS

BMW F650GS
Specifications: Single cylinder, 652cc, 195 kg, seat height 78cm / 30 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand and Australia

BMW F650GS and GS Dakar
BMW F650GS

Specifications: Single cylinder, 652cc, 193 kg, seat height 78 - 82 cm / 30 - 32.2 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand and Australia

BMW R1150R

BMW F650GS

Specifications: 1100cc boxer, seat height: 75.9cm / 29.9 inches

Available on tours in New Zealand and USA/Canada

BMW R1150GS

BMW F650GS

Specifications: 1130cc boxer, seat height: 84-86 cm / 32.8. - 33.5 inches

Available on tours in New Zealand and USA

BMW R1200GS

Specifications: 1200cc boxer,
seat height: 82 - 84 cm / 30.3 - 32.8 inches

Available on tours in New Zealand

Ducati

Ducati ST3

Specifications: L-Twin, 992cc, seat height 82 cm / 30.3 inches
Available on Tours in New Zealand

 

Harley Davidson

Harley Davidson FLHR Road King
Harley Davidson FLHR Road King

Specifications: V-Twin, 1338cc, 325 kg, seat height 69 cm / 27.3 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand and USA/Canada

 

Harley Davidson FLSTC Heritage Classic
Harley Davidson FLSTC Heritage Classic

Specifications: V-Twin, 1338cc, 302 kg, seat height 71 cm / 27.8 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand and USA

Harley Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy
Harley Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy

Specifications: V-Twin, 1338cc, 304 kg, seat height 68 cm / 27.1 inches
Available on tours in USA

Harley Davidson FLHT Electra Glide Classic
Harley Davidson FLHT Electra Glide

Specifications: V-Twin, 1449cc, 340 kg, seat height 69 cm / 27.3 inches
Available on tours in USA

Honda

Honda CB400/CBR400
Honda CBR400

Specifications: Four cylinder inline, 399cc, 183 kg, seat height 78 cm / 30 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand and Australia

Similar model:
Yamaha FZR400,
available on tours in New Zealand,
Yamaha FZX250 Zeal available on tours in Australia.

Honda CB 600 Hornet
Honda CB 600 Hornet

Specifications: Four cylinder inline, 599cc, 208 kg, seat height 78 cm / 30 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand and Australia

Honda VT750 or 1100 Shadow
Honda VT750 or 1100 Shadow

Specifications: V-twin, 745cc, 245 kg, seat height 70 cm / 27.5 inches
Available on tours in NZ

Similar models: Yamaha XVS650 VStar and XVS1100VStar available on tours in Australia

Honda 750 Magna available on tours in USA/Canada
Honda Valkyrie 1520cc available on tours in USA

Honda XL650 Transalp
Honda XL650 Transalp

Specifications: V-twin, 649cc, 208 kg, seat height 85 cm / 33 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand

Honda Goldwing GL 1800

BMW F650GS

Specifications: 1832cc 6 cylinder, 387 kg, seat height: 77 cm / 30 inch

Available on tours in New Zealand and USA

Honda VFR 800FI

BMW F650GS

Specifications: 800cc V4, seat height 80.5cm / 31.3 inches

Available on tours in New Zealand and Australia

Honda VTR250

BMW F650GS

Specifications: V-Twin, seat height: 77 cm / 30 inches

Available on tours in New Zealand and Australia

Honda Rebel 250

Specifications: Single, seat height: 70 cm / 27.5 inches

Available on tours in New Zealand

KTM                                                                                               Kymco

KTM 250 EXC

BMW F650GS

Specifications: Single, seat height 92.5 cm / 37 inches

Available for the Enduro-Safari in Lapland / Finland


Kymco Hawk 250

Specifications: V-Twin, seat height 70 cm / 27.5 inches

Available in New Zealand

Suzuki

Suzuki SV650 and SVS650
Suzuki SV 650

Specifications: V-Twin, 650cc, seat height 80,5 cm
Available on Tours in New Zealand and Australia

Suzuki V-Strom

Specifications: V-Twin, 650cc, seat height 80 cm / 30.3 inches
Available on Tours in New Zealand

Triumph

Triumph Bonneville
Triumph Bonneville

Specifications: Twin cylinder inline, 790cc, seat height 77,5 cm / 31 inches
Available on tours in Australia

Triumph Trophy
Triumph Legend

Specifications: Twin cylinder inline, 1180cc, seat height 78 cm / 30 inches
Available on tours in USA

Yamaha

Yamaha FJR1300
BMW F650GS

Specifications: Inline 4 , 1300cc, seat height 81.8 cm / 32.2 inches
Available on tours in USA

Yamaha XJ900 S Diversion
Yamaha XJ900 S Diversion

Specifications: Four cylinder inline, 892cc, 276 kg, seat height 78 cm / 30.5 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand and Australia

Yamaha XT 600 E
Yamaha XT 600 E

Specifications: Single cylinder, 595cc, 178 kg, seat height 88 cm / 35.5 inches
Available on Tours in New Zealand

Yamaha XVS650 and XVS1100 VStar
Yamaha XVS650 Drag Star

Specifications: V-Twin, 652cc, 227 kg, seat height 70 cm / 27.5 inches
Available on tours in Australia

Yamaha XV 250 Virago
Yamaha XV535

Specifications: V-Twin, 248cc, 147 kg, seat height 72 cm / 27.8 inches
Available on tours in New Zealand


More models available, just drop us a line: info@towanda.org

 

Insurance:

New Zealand
Motorcycle insurance is inclusive, but there is an excess of NZ$1500 in case of an insurance claim. You will need to pay this excess before the tour starts and will get it back once the tour has finished. For $15 a day you can get another insurance that covers your excess rate as well as your personal liability (Third Party insurance).

Everybody who drives or rides a motor vehicle in New Zealand is covered in case of personal injury through the vehicle's registration. Third Party Insurance is not required by law in New Zealand. You can get a Third Party Insurance for NZ$15 per day at NZ Motorcycle Rentals.

Australia
Motorcycle insurance is inclusive. In case of any damage excess rate is AU$2500. Please make sure you carry your own third party and accident insurance.

USA
Motorcycle insurance is inclusive of the tour package. In case of any damage excess rate is US$1500. Please make sure you carry your own third party and accident insurance.

If you have any more questions regarding insurance in New Zealand, please feel free to contact us.

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Licence Requirements:

You will need a motorcycle licence of your country. An International Drivers Licence is usually not necessary, please check with organiser to make sure.

If you have a beginners licence you need to hire a bike with no more than 250cc capacity in New Zealand and Australia. 250cc is the entry level limit in these countries.

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Equipment:

You can hire all accessories in New Zealand. In Australia and USA accessories for hire are limited to helmets and saddle bags only.

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