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« Reply #40 on: April 01, 2020, 08:30:39 am »

Any International transport company should arrange this from Ceva Logistics through to Pickfords? However, a local import/export agent would be the best place to start? I use one in Oz and they collect and deliver to me pallets of stuff from as far apart as Thailand and the UK. I just pick up the phone and they sort everything. I am not sure what the regulations are regarding vehicles into Germany but make sure you have any necessary paperwork in order. I brought a car and tried to bring another both over to Australia and the story around what happened to me has served many people well over the years? Don’t assume it’s always straight forward, although I can’t envisage any issues transporting within Europe.

The paperwork and registering the bike are easy. I have a LHD headlight already(that was like trying to find hen's teeth). The issue is finding a company who think they will be able to get across the borders, due to the nature of the cargo some neanderthals at the border controls might not consider it essential.
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« Reply #41 on: April 01, 2020, 10:51:20 am »

The paperwork and registering the bike are easy. I have a LHD headlight already(that was like trying to find hen's teeth). The issue is finding a company who think they will be able to get across the borders, due to the nature of the cargo some neanderthals at the border controls might not consider it essential.
all I can tell you Sing is that a week ago I asked our agents to pick a pallet up from Warrington and deliver it to Victoria and a week later it turned up? Thatís with all the virus thing going on? Go and talk to an import agent, it goes on all day every day. Wonít be cheap though.
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« Reply #42 on: April 01, 2020, 11:50:05 am »

all I can tell you Sing is that a week ago I asked our agents to pick a pallet up from Warrington and deliver it to Victoria and a week later it turned up? That’s with all the virus thing going on? Go and talk to an import agent, it goes on all day every day. Won’t be cheap though.
I've had a quote of 425 quid door to door which isn't bad at all.
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« Reply #43 on: April 01, 2020, 15:46:59 pm »

I've had a quote of 425 quid door to door which isn't bad at all.
Bargain Id say 👍
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« Reply #44 on: April 06, 2020, 15:54:22 pm »

Started riding to work now the weather has improved. I'm lucky that it takes me on a bit of a decent route through countryside and forest, so very pleasant.

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« Reply #45 on: June 30, 2020, 11:03:27 am »

Hello forum. Tried this last night, let's see if it works now...I got my Tiger during lockdown, but had to wait to pick it up. Looking forward to flying to some L.1 away games on it now Cheesy

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« Reply #46 on: June 30, 2020, 12:29:20 pm »

Hello forum. Tried this last night, let's see if it works now...I got my Tiger during lockdown, but had to wait to pick it up. Looking forward to flying to some L.1 away games on it now Cheesy



Nice one mate. Quite like the idea of one of those, or the BMW R1200 as a second bike. The BMW is expensive though. So I wouldn't mind hearing your feedback on the Triumph.
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« Reply #47 on: June 30, 2020, 13:26:49 pm »

Nice one mate. Quite like the idea of one of those, or the BMW R1200 as a second bike. The BMW is expensive though. So I wouldn't mind hearing your feedback on the Triumph.

Only up to 750 miles atm, but it appears to give me everything I want from a bike. It can scratch, tour and commute. Fair bit of heat from the engine, but then anything I've had with a triple, quad or V-twin has pumped out hotness. The soft seat could be better - but is still able to cope with the 200 miles between fill ups. Changing modes on the fly is a breeze, and really noticeable - you can feel the entire bike get taught as you engage sports mode, and becoming a comfy armchair when you slacken it all off.

All told, I'm delighted with it.
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« Reply #48 on: July 01, 2020, 17:26:41 pm »

Nice one mate. Quite like the idea of one of those, or the BMW R1200 as a second bike. The BMW is expensive though. So I wouldn't mind hearing your feedback on the Triumph.

My brother has bought a BMW GS1250. It is fuggly. I have a problem with the boxer engine look. Still waiting to get my KR1S over here for what is left of the summer.
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« Reply #49 on: July 01, 2020, 17:29:23 pm »

Nice one mate. Quite like the idea of one of those, or the BMW R1200 as a second bike. The BMW is expensive though. So I wouldn't mind hearing your feedback on the Triumph.

My brother has bought a BMW GS1250. It is fuggly. I have a problem with the boxer engine look. Still waiting to get my KR1S over here for what is left of the summer.
Hello forum. Tried this last night, let's see if it works now...I got my Tiger during lockdown, but had to wait to pick it up. Looking forward to flying to some L.1 away games on it now Cheesy



Very nice, the only thing that gets me with the modern bikes is the stupid looking silencers. Go old school with a set of straight throughs. Nothing like blasting through the underground carpark at Weston Favel Centre giving the grannies a heart attack. I used to go to away games on my Suzuki GS750 and later on my CBX1000.
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« Reply #50 on: July 10, 2020, 22:51:14 pm »

My brother has bought a BMW GS1250. It is fuggly. I have a problem with the boxer engine look. Still waiting to get my KR1S over here for what is left of the summer.
Coincidentally so has my brother in law, heís not best pleased with it either? Eye watering purchase price for a bag of bolts? On a separate note anyone watch Fortnine on YouTube, Iím addicted me? Oh and I am still prevaricating over the Rocket.
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