Awesome post, some things I had already heard about and some things you mentioned were new. I saved your posts and web site link in my documents.
Does a small cargo trailer pulled behind a motorcycle count as another vehicle requiring seperate documentation?
I'm planning a Central American motorcycle surfing trip. I'm trying to fabricate a pull behind to carry extra water, camping gear, and surf board for remote surf spots.
I had a buddy of mine and his girlfriend do the same trip in a Nissan truck. They camped at surf breaks the whole way down and back and never had a serious incident. They were gone about 6 months and spent 3 grand, mostly on gas...