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Forum: Asia 09-11-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
:rofl All in good fun, TBR, all in good fun....

:rofl

All in good fun, TBR, all in good fun. :D
Forum: Asia 08-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,644
Posted By China2wheels
Wow. Thanks TBR. You are making a historical...

Wow. Thanks TBR. You are making a historical record of "change."

It is truly mind-blowing how much the retail motorcycle industry has changed in the past decade within China, and especially...
Forum: Asia 08-05-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
Damn right. My "first edition" JH600B had the...

Damn right. My "first edition" JH600B had the EFI issue, since resolved. Were I to stay in China, I'd get another in a heart beat.



Is that what the high-tech wizardry is? Wow. The stool is...
Forum: Canada 08-04-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By China2wheels
A hundred times over, Option 2. The Cassiar...

A hundred times over, Option 2.

The Cassiar road is scenic, but watch your gas stations.

The Yellowhead from Prince George to Jasper is also great. I just did it a couple of weeks ago. Watch...
Forum: Asia 08-04-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
Impressive selfie! Once again, TBR, you...

Impressive selfie!

Once again, TBR, you impress with your jaunts and photography. Very nice stuff, thanks!

Always glad to see the JH600B out and about.
Forum: Asia 05-31-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,644
Posted By China2wheels
Interesting about the new FHL Kawasaki outlet. ...

Interesting about the new FHL Kawasaki outlet. Has it done away with the Suzukis?



Just a guess, but the dealer might take a Pikes Peak as a partial trade. You should ask.
Forum: Canada 05-23-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 98,595
Posted By China2wheels
OK, it looks like the answer depends on which...

OK, it looks like the answer depends on which government department you talk to. Surprise, surprise.

I received a follow-up email from RIV stating that a Canadian citizen must go through the...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 98,595
Posted By China2wheels
I really hope I am 100% wrong, because this...

I really hope I am 100% wrong, because this "rule" really sucks and, quite frankly, makes zero sense.

To be a non-resident, I am supposed to sever all ties with Canada, including selling off...
Forum: Canada 05-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 98,595
Posted By China2wheels
Unfortunately, no. I am a Canadian citizen...

Unfortunately, no.

I am a Canadian citizen (born & bred), holding a Canadian passport. But I have been living/working outside Canada for 12 years.

I had heard that Cdns could not drive...
Forum: Canada 05-16-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 98,595
Posted By China2wheels
^^^^ I am also very interested in this...

^^^^

I am also very interested in this possibility.

It might get tricky at the border, though, as Canadians supposedly cannot drive USA-registered vehicles into Canada.

But if one is...
Forum: Asia 04-30-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
TBR, this is a great thread, with great...

TBR, this is a great thread, with great photography,

BUT ...

perhaps you've been in China too damn long. OMG - putting stickers on that beautiful Diva is just, well, too "provincial." And...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,288
Posted By China2wheels
Falang is a first class guy, with top shelf ride...

Falang is a first class guy, with top shelf ride reports. Yup, a real treasure who enriches our lives! Thanks.
Forum: Asia 01-17-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
Songjiang? Really? Wow, I lived there a while...

Songjiang? Really? Wow, I lived there a while back & had no idea.

That street scene really looks like the movie set for Kung Fu Hustle (one of my fave Chinese movies)!
Forum: Asia 01-07-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
More great pics

Thanks for sharing these, TBR, making us all envious (especially the hunks of BBQ!)

That bizarre "Romance Park" looks like something one would expect in a Quentin Tarantino movie. Frightening! ...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,828
Posted By China2wheels
Wow, a BIG thank you to all you fine gentlemen,...

Wow, a BIG thank you to all you fine gentlemen, helping me out! Advrider is incredible - post a question and one gets help from experts around the globe. For us old guys, times sure have changed...
Forum: Hacks 12-22-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 45,897
Posted By China2wheels
Canada Customs, and some states in the USA, are...

Canada Customs, and some states in the USA, are beginning to realize that the "vintage" documents that come along with CJs are totally fake. In China, one can get a full set of registration books...
Forum: Asia 11-19-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
Thanks for another installment in your...

Thanks for another installment in your China-rides. Always pleasurable seeing your photos.

Do you have any idea what brand those scoots were originally? Were those the builders? The silver one...
Forum: Asia 10-29-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
Simply spectacular

It is always a pleasure to see the latest pics of your China runabouts. Great, great shots. Thanks!
Forum: Asia 09-04-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,973
Posted By China2wheels
That is incredible, awesome & amazing, all...

That is incredible, awesome & amazing, all wrapped into a nice little package.

Time for you to do the same with the JH600s. We all suspect that you are gradually changing your preferred...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-01-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,566
Posted By China2wheels
+1 Agreed, thanks! This info is exactly...

+1

Agreed, thanks! This info is exactly what I needed, when I needed it. Great job with the pics.
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By China2wheels
DPRK's dream machine ...

It looks like the lowly CJ750 has been booted off the bottom of the list. North Korea offers the following:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2862/8939295552_6b3913ee46_b.jpg

Credit: found this...
Forum: Hack Vendors 06-02-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,613
Posted By China2wheels
Actually, CJ750 quality is so bad, even 5 years...

Actually, CJ750 quality is so bad, even 5 years is a long time. However, with BMW, Ducati, Harley, etc now being sold in China, the government has just increased the "lifespan rule" to 13 years. ...
Forum: Hack Vendors 05-04-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,613
Posted By China2wheels
China - land of "fakes". Fake baby food, fake...

China - land of "fakes". Fake baby food, fake beef/lamb (actually rat meat), fake medicine, and virtually zero concern for any IPR. As for fake documents, they are so common that very few people in...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By China2wheels
I definitely do NOT recommend Jim. I also know...

I definitely do NOT recommend Jim. I also know him, very well, and my experiences with him have been very poor. I had him do a CJ750 BMW conversion - it was a disaster (paid for a 750cc, got a...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,828
Posted By China2wheels
Sorry I didn't answer before. Actually, the...

Sorry I didn't answer before.

Actually, the builder seems to remove/change the numbers on the engines because I don't think they come into China legally, or perhaps they have dubious origins. Not...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,828
Posted By China2wheels
Thanks again, guys. I am a total noob with...

Thanks again, guys. I am a total noob with respect to BMW airhead engines, so I thought I'd get some impartial advice from the experts around here.

It is indeed a Chang Jiang with a BMW motor put...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,828
Posted By China2wheels
Thanks guys - appreciate the help!

Thanks guys - appreciate the help!
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,828
Posted By China2wheels
R60 versus R75 help

Hi

I need some help distinguishing between an R60 and an R75 engine.

I bought a sidecar bike with a refurbished BMW engine in it, supposedly with a 750cc engine (well, that is what I paid for)....
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By China2wheels
Hi Clay Yes, more pics and a description of...

Hi Clay

Yes, more pics and a description of your wonderful holiday would be greatly welcomed.

Lucky guy!
Forum: Hacks 08-07-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,874
Posted By China2wheels
"B" owner in China

I've owned the military version (JH600B) for about a year now, and am reasonably happy with it. I've just ordered the newer "civilian" version, although the difference is really just the color...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,135
Posted By China2wheels
Actually - further up West Saanich Road - all the...

Actually - further up West Saanich Road - all the way to Lands End Road. Very different from Beijing!

One of the more reputable CJ builders in China (Bill Eng, operating Big Bill`s Shop) now...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,135
Posted By China2wheels
Hi Christopher! Congratulations on your...

Hi Christopher!

Congratulations on your CJ750 - looks nice.

Brentwood Bay? My old neighbourhood! I now live in Beijing, China, so if you need parts, PM me and maybe I can help you out.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 62,260
Posted By China2wheels
Fantastic!

This is great - thanks very much for sharing this with us.

Once again ... it is the rider, not the bike, that makes the adventure!

No support vehicles? No thousands and thousands and thousands...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By China2wheels
The JH600B is not 2wd, but it does have a...

The JH600B is not 2wd, but it does have a reverse.

The right wheel is steerable (turns slightly to help off-set the bucket lifting, etc), and has sidecar suspension.

It was designed as on/off...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By China2wheels
It is a JH600B

Yup, one is a CJ750.

The other is a JH600B, also a Chinese sidecar. The JH600B is made by Jialing, and was designed & developed for the military, but is now available for private-party purchase...
Forum: Europe 02-20-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,931
Posted By China2wheels
I've seen a few minor articles in the Chinese...

I've seen a few minor articles in the Chinese press about these two, but not much, and with a somewhat critical tone. As I recall, the father wanted his daughter to learn, first-handed, about the...
Forum: Asia 02-13-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By China2wheels
Very true! There was just an article in the...

Very true!

There was just an article in the China Daily newspaper about Chinese traveling after the Chinese New Year holiday. It is difficult to get tickets on public transportation (e.g., train,...
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-13-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,175
Posted By China2wheels
Forget it

It is impossible to bring a used motorcycle into China, except on a short-term guided tour (very very expensive).

Bringing a new motorcycle into China is also near impossible, but can be done if...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,507
Posted By China2wheels
This should be good! Going anywhere on a...

This should be good!

Going anywhere on a CJ750 is always an adventure!

:lurk
Forum: Hacks 09-09-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,873
Posted By China2wheels
Thanks very much for sharing this information...

Thanks very much for sharing this information with us. It is extremely helpful.

We are trying to start a similar training program in China, where sidecars are actually quite common (Changs,...
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