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Forum: Europe 02-23-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By wheatwhacker
Your my poster boy Cal :)

Your my poster boy Cal :)
Forum: EMEA 02-23-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By wheatwhacker
Legally 6 months. It's one of those laws that...

Legally 6 months.
It's one of those laws that nobody cares about as, there is not enough activity to raise suspicion.
If you were living here and were riding the bike around every day, the bike...
Forum: EMEA 02-22-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By wheatwhacker
Sometimes I wish I did not log in here : ...

Sometimes I wish I did not log in here :


https://goo.gl/maps/GvQXT


I can do it from my place in 5-6 days.
Tempting
Forum: Europe 02-21-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By wheatwhacker
Whats you paypal address? :)

Whats you paypal address? :)
Forum: Europe 02-21-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By wheatwhacker
http://www.yelp.com/biz/kinsale-caravan-and-tent-c...

http://www.yelp.com/biz/kinsale-caravan-and-tent-camping-park-kinsale
Forum: Europe 02-19-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By wheatwhacker
Thank you. You might also post that there are...

Thank you.
You might also post that there are camping, dorm and workshop facilities here in Ireland for any travelers headed this way.

WW
Forum: EMEA 02-13-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,561
Posted By wheatwhacker
For rental, try www.overlanders.ie. They...

For rental, try www.overlanders.ie.

They have pick up and drop off locations all over Europe.

WW
Forum: Europe 02-11-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By wheatwhacker
Season is from April to September. I'll be...

Season is from April to September.
I'll be around most of the time but when I work, I work.
You can purchase your own bike when you get here. I don't supply a bike, sorry.

WW
Forum: Europe 02-09-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By wheatwhacker
Summer help needed in Ireland

Are you an experienced motorcycle traveler?
Are you competent around motorcycles?
Are you looking to live in Ireland for free for the summer?
Motofeirme is an almost zero profit business I started...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5,976
Views: 1,051,392
Posted By wheatwhacker
Somebody call me when they are in the store, yawn.

Somebody call me when they are in the store, yawn.
Forum: Europe 02-01-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By wheatwhacker
This whole thing would be a lot easier with a...

This whole thing would be a lot easier with a European motorcycle with European insurance. It is possible to get 2 riders insured on the bike, I have done it on my own bike for my American friend who...
Forum: EMEA 02-01-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By wheatwhacker
I was thinking more in terms of someone from the...

I was thinking more in terms of someone from the USA/CAN/AUS, looking for a Euro bike, they could judt pick the bike up from the "theblahmonster" and I could do the paperwork switch here in Ireland....
Forum: EMEA 01-31-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By wheatwhacker
I was thinking. If we could find a buyer to...

I was thinking.
If we could find a buyer to approach you about buying the bike from you and collecting it in Italy, it may work. I have done this before. Pick out a bike, buy it and advertise it on...
Forum: EMEA 01-31-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By wheatwhacker
Hey. Good choice of country to start from :) ...

Hey.
Good choice of country to start from :)
Buying a bike in any EU country gives you the freedom to travel in any country you desire, even non EU countries. Crossing borders within the EU is the...
Forum: Europe 01-29-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By wheatwhacker
That's a brilliant first post. Glad you enjoyed...

That's a brilliant first post. Glad you enjoyed your trip.
Forum: EMEA 01-26-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,561
Posted By wheatwhacker
I appreciate that you keep me in mind. I'd...

I appreciate that you keep me in mind.
I'd really love to help but, the bike you desire is rare and expensive over here. A GS or similar are equal enough in price to the US and have a good resale...
Forum: EMEA 01-26-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,561
Posted By wheatwhacker
I'm going to jump in here. What kind of bike do...

I'm going to jump in here.
What kind of bike do you ride?
My business is now steering in the direction of long term storage.
If you were to come to me for 2 months, buy a bike, insure it, pay my...
Forum: Europe 01-25-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By wheatwhacker
Unless he can show the title of the motorcycle...

Unless he can show the title of the motorcycle with him being the legal owner, the green card insurance will not work.
That is my experience.
Forum: Europe 01-25-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By wheatwhacker
Do you have an Irish Drivers license?

Do you have an Irish Drivers license?
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,103
Posted By wheatwhacker
There are advantages to both scenarios. The...

There are advantages to both scenarios.
The tour is more sociable, more local knowledge, no staring at maps all day and the possibility of making new friends within the group.
The "lone rider" is...
Forum: Europe 01-23-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By wheatwhacker
I'll meet you in Kinsale for a pint :) After you...

I'll meet you in Kinsale for a pint :) After you seen the best of Ireland.

https://goo.gl/maps/fskwG
Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,198
Posted By wheatwhacker
I hope the law is not reading this :) On the...

I hope the law is not reading this :)

On the same note, I, the international traveler, who has crossed continents, rode the sheetiron 3 times, did a back to back iron butt, San Francisco to Hyder...
Forum: EMEA 01-21-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,103
Posted By wheatwhacker
Were do you plan to go? Europe is a big place...

Were do you plan to go?
Europe is a big place and you do not want to spend 2 weeks on a freeway to tick off countries.
Spain and Portugal alone would take 2 weeks.

Look at Europe like the USA.
...
Forum: Europe 01-20-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By wheatwhacker
Nice job. I like your brick work. Compliments to...

Nice job. I like your brick work. Compliments to the mason.
Forum: EMEA 01-19-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,561
Posted By wheatwhacker
It is also not strictly legal to leave a...

It is also not strictly legal to leave a motorcycle in the EU for more than one year, 6 months in some countries, without getting them registered in the EU but, nobody cares and nobody checks.
If...
Forum: Europe 01-18-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,150
Posted By wheatwhacker
You are welcome to come stay at my moto farm in...

You are welcome to come stay at my moto farm in Ireland and stay as long as you want.
Have a great trip.

WW
Forum: Europe 01-17-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By wheatwhacker
When your in Killarney, find "kate Kearnys...

When your in Killarney, find "kate Kearnys cottage". It's a few miles west of town.
From here head up Molls gap and spend a night at the black valley hostel.
http://blackvalleyhostel.com/

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,976
Views: 1,051,392
Posted By wheatwhacker
Having traveled extensively on both continents I...

Having traveled extensively on both continents I give my 2 cents.
Motorways here in the euro zone are 70-80 mph, any slower and your slowing down traffic.
City lanes are 30mph.
2 lane country...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,091
Posted By wheatwhacker
Bring a mobile copy machine on the bike :) You...

Bring a mobile copy machine on the bike :)
You need.
A. passport.
B. Reg.
C. "Original title"
D. Drivers license.

Copies of everything.
After you give them the copies, the will then want a...
Forum: EMEA 01-09-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By wheatwhacker
How about a free place to stay in exchange for...

How about a free place to stay in exchange for some light duties?
Forum: EMEA 01-09-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By wheatwhacker
The fastest way is via the hook of Holland. ...

The fastest way is via the hook of Holland.
Otherwise get the bike shipped there.
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,427
Posted By wheatwhacker
I had a long discussion with the local and...

I had a long discussion with the local and national revenue today, in response to the negative comments on this thread.
"Anybody from any country can buy a motorcycle in Ireland as long as they can...
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,427
Posted By wheatwhacker
That was interesting reading. On a bright note,...

That was interesting reading.
On a bright note, I have some spots left for 2015 :)
My first rider of 2015 arrives in 2 days.
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,427
Posted By wheatwhacker
I am not an insurance agent. I refer people to...

I am not an insurance agent. I refer people to various company's depending on their situation.
My business is to help people buy motorcycles and store them.
If anybody imports a motorcycle into the...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,427
Posted By wheatwhacker
Thank you for your insight. The quotes above...

Thank you for your insight.

The quotes above from the government website are there for a many reasons, mainly to stop people driving cars registered to fictitious owners using fictitious addresses...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14,449
Views: 5,251,648
Posted By wheatwhacker
http://www.donedeal.ie/motorbikes-for-sale/africa-...

http://www.donedeal.ie/motorbikes-for-sale/africa-twin-xrv-750/7336195

This is a fine example of one of these legendary machines.

The USD/EURO is good at the moment :)
Forum: Europe 01-02-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By wheatwhacker
No idea yet. My main aim is just to get there and...

No idea yet. My main aim is just to get there and then depending on weather conditions I will then decide where to explore there for a week or so.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 5,976
Views: 1,051,392
Posted By wheatwhacker
If this bike is slated for 2016, that means 2015...

If this bike is slated for 2016, that means 2015 will be the slowest year on record.
Forum: EMEA 01-02-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,561
Posted By wheatwhacker
Hi Brian. Shipping makes sense in two...

Hi Brian.
Shipping makes sense in two scenarios.
A. Your on a RTW trip and your headed on east to Asia on a bike you have prepped for such a trip.

B. Your bike is surplus to your requirements...
Forum: Europe 12-31-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By wheatwhacker
I'll be there soon. Hopefully in Jan

I'll be there soon. Hopefully in Jan
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