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Forum: Canada 12-27-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By bmwnewbie
PHX To Banff

There are a few different routes you could take at this time of the year I would probably forego PHX to Flagstaff over to Mexican Hat to Moab Highway Hwy 191 then north through to Jackson, Wy to Idah...
Forum: Canada 10-04-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
Well thats good if you are close to a border...

Well thats good if you are close to a border crossing point. If your in transit say from Arizona/California/Nevada you'd time it so as to get to the border after Title has been processed.

Someone...
Forum: Canada 10-04-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
How do you send an original title, by mail with...

How do you send an original title, by mail with possibility of loss, scan etc.

Or do you just show up with title and rest of documentation and wait at the border 72 hours until they clear title...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
They usually want the fax copy of the paperwork...

They usually want the fax copy of the paperwork including title. Of course you need the original signed title and bill of sale for US and then Canadian Customs.

bmwnewbie
Forum: Canada 07-06-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,287
Posted By bmwnewbie
All it needs is a rear tire as the old rear is...

All it needs is a rear tire as the old rear is down to the wear bars. After that is done it is for sale. Great bike just acn't et around the seating position.

Thanks,

bnwnewbie
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,287
Posted By bmwnewbie
rob1313, Thanks for the reply, after...

rob1313,

Thanks for the reply, after pointed out the June 2011 regs, to the shop, they did some further investigating and came back and advised 2012 Regs stipulated hinged footpegs/floorboards,...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,287
Posted By bmwnewbie
Floorboards on BMW K 1200 LT Series

I know these are old postes, however hopefully someone still may reply. I have my 2009 BMW K1200 LT being inspected right now. They called me back as I have floorboards installed driver and...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
If bike was originally tilted American bike,...

If bike was originally tilted American bike, simply show up a US Customs and advise you are bringing bike back into the US, they the re stamp the original title that they stamped leaving the US. I...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,314
Posted By bmwnewbie
AZ Winter

I kept up to three vehicle in Phoenix for the last four years.

The 2000 Explorer has been there the full time. It has an Alberta Plate this is frowned an as AZ wants you to title locally after 3...
Forum: Canada 05-23-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
With the bike being 15 years and older you do not...

With the bike being 15 years and older you do not have to go through the RIV process. You simply pay the GST at the border.

Go on RIV's website to confirm or call them.

bmwnewbie
Forum: Canada 04-17-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
Make sure you know at what US/Canada Border...

Make sure you know at what US/Canada Border Crossing you will be coming through, check to make sure of the hours of operation as at some of the smaller crossing they shut down around 8:00 pm,...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
On other item I forgot to mention in regards to...

On other item I forgot to mention in regards to RIV. Make sure the recall letter you get is sent to RIV within 30 days, other wise it will not be accepted and they will ask for an updated one.

I...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
What I also do is bring along a copy of the Wire...

What I also do is bring along a copy of the Wire Transfer or Bank Draft that you used to pay for the bike.

Customs still try's to play games and ask how and what down payment you gave to the...
Forum: Canada 02-19-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,625
Posted By bmwnewbie
We ride our bikes to AZ in October and leave them...

We ride our bikes to AZ in October and leave them for the winter and ride back in June.

I have a K1200 LT which I purchased from Tucson, insured and registered in AZ, no problem, insurance is a...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
As MacNoob and gumbellion state the notation "NO...

As MacNoob and gumbellion state the notation "NO OPEN CAMPAIGNS" on the report it is usually near the bottom of the report in CAPS.

bmwnewbie
Forum: Canada 01-08-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,733
Posted By bmwnewbie
Same experience as the rest, also saw a Harley...

Same experience as the rest, also saw a Harley Road King in the south parking lot, I missed seeing any other bikes on the south side.

bmwnewbie
Forum: Canada 01-08-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
See post above any bike manufactured 15 years ago...

See post above any bike manufactured 15 years ago is good to go.

bmwnewbie
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,957
Posted By bmwnewbie
Oakland to Monticello, Iowa

Did not realize I may be dealing with a celebrity. Do you haul smaller loads? I need a Harley Davidson Engine and an exhaust shipped from Oakland, CA to Monticello, Iowa. Left you a voice mail.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By bmwnewbie
Shipping Required Oakland - Iowa

Anyone going from San Francisco area to anywhere near Monticello, Iowa. I need a Harley Engine and an exhaust shipped?

If so. I can pay you for portion of gas for your trip. Need at least a pick...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 80,307
Posted By bmwnewbie
Schuberth C3 Buffeting

I wear my C3 usually traveling on the highways long distances and when it rains or snows.

One thing I notice a lot is I get a lot of wind buffeting my head to a point it is uncomfortable. Have a...
Forum: Canada 10-09-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,531
Posted By bmwnewbie
Well I left Calgary at at 1:30 on Tuesday October...

Well I left Calgary at at 1:30 on Tuesday October 3 heading to Phoenix got to road through Fort Macleod, Cardston, went through US Border at Carway took Duck Lake Rd to Choteau, Augusta to Helena,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By bmwnewbie
I have bought Tour Paks on FleaBay, sometimes...

I have bought Tour Paks on FleaBay, sometimes they can be had cheap, you will also need the mounting hardware, detachable or permanent, they also can be found on eBay, They can be painted to match at...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By bmwnewbie
AT Highwood House (Junction) you will also find a...

AT Highwood House (Junction) you will also find a gas Station, another one up the 40 at Fortress Mountain Junction on the east side of the highway approx. 50 miles, next is on the Trans Canada...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,416
Posted By bmwnewbie
The "death wobble/tank slappers" would/could...

The "death wobble/tank slappers" would/could happen to many other bikes and for various reasons, driver or not driver initiated.

Harley changed to a beefier Swing Arm and Axle first in (2004 -...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,041
Posted By bmwnewbie
In the past I would ask the vendor to advise UPS...

In the past I would ask the vendor to advise UPS to HOLD at Terminal for Pick Up, Then go and pick up the paperwork from UPS and then go to Canada Customs pay the GST and then return to UPS hand them...
Forum: Canada 06-04-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
Just went through the "Recall Letter" issue with...

Just went through the "Recall Letter" issue with RIV for a 2006 K1200Gt I brought up. I had the dealer in Phoenix state on the "Service Invoice" that there were no "Open Campaigns or Recall" against...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
I think it should be straight forward, you would...

I think it should be straight forward, you would need "clear title" and the Original Bill of Sale for the difference in trade for the US Side, also the work sheet filled out and sent to the border 72...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By bmwnewbie
Try the guys at Motorad, off of Blackfoot just...

Try the guys at Motorad, off of Blackfoot just west of Blackfoot Motorsports.

bmwnewbie
Forum: Canada 05-30-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
If you belong to AMA and are insured with them....

If you belong to AMA and are insured with them. You can get a Three or Five Day in Transit Sticker which can be used from the Border to Edmonton.

If you do not belong to AMA I am sure a Registry...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By bmwnewbie
I agree if you go to Blackfoot, they charge...

I agree if you go to Blackfoot, they charge $250.00. Motorad, Universal and Anderwerks charge $149.00 - $179.00 plus GST.

Where is it less expensive?

bmwnewbie
Forum: Canada 03-12-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,886
Posted By bmwnewbie
Insurance

Insurance is a lot higher in most of Canada, however in such Provinces as Ontario and Quebec it is insane.

One reason it is a lot higher in Canada than the US. Is our Personal Liability coverage....
Forum: Canada 03-11-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
You are right you do not need a Recall letter to...

You are right you do not need a Recall letter to get the bike into Canada.

However, in regards to the plate/registration. You will not be able to Register the vehicle without the Recall letter as...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
RIV BMW Recall Letter

I would have made it a Condition of Sale for them to provide the Recall Information.

If they did/could not print from the BMW Screen, they can provide you a Service Invoice Copy with the notation...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 103,721
Posted By bmwnewbie
Recall Letters (BMW)

Patrol,

You have a PM

bmwnewbie
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By bmwnewbie
Ktm

No they did not perform the "cross tank vent hose fix". The previous owner performed the proper modification which was observed by the tech Sonic, I just wanted the dealer to do the "factory fix" so...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By bmwnewbie
???? Re. 2004 950 Model Description

Just had some warranty work done by GO AZ Motorcycles in Phoenix on my 2004 950 Adventure, I noticed on the Motorcycle History from KTM, the "Model" was described as "950 ADVENTURE BLACK LOW" what...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By bmwnewbie
An inmate Richard Stubbs (weldpro) had a 2004 KTM...

An inmate Richard Stubbs (weldpro) had a 2004 KTM 950 Adventure for sale in Susanville, CA. I only saw the pictures on ADV and spoke with him on the phone a few times and we concluded the deal. First...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-06-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By bmwnewbie
When I was in Phoenix i had the dealer do the...

When I was in Phoenix i had the dealer do the last Open Recall (crossover fuel lines) no more open campaigns.

Thanks for all of everyone's help.

bmwnewbie
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By bmwnewbie
Build Date

Thanks,

When I get back to Phoenix I will check.

Thanks again
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By bmwnewbie
2004 KTM 950 Adventure Build Date

Need hep

After riding BMW R1150 GS & GSA, have gone over to the darkside.

Recently purchased a 2004 KTM 950 Adventure off of an inmate. I am trying to find the "build date" where is it located....
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