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Forum: Europe Today, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
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: 46
Views: 1,885
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: 46
Views: 1,885
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: 13
Views: 379
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: 1
Views: 153
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: 41
Views: 1,254
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: 5
Views: 370
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: 1,041
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: 41
Views: 1,254
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: 15
Views: 713
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: 46
Views: 1,885
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: 15
Views: 713
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: 5
Views: 370
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: 5,377
Views: 957,317
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: 3,046
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: 282
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: 538
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: 19,454
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: 19,454
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: 19,454
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: 19,454
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: 14,299
Views: 5,178,334
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: 498
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: 5,377
Views: 957,317
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: 46
Views: 1,885
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: 498
Posted By wheatwhacker
I'll be there soon. Hopefully in Jan

I'll be there soon. Hopefully in Jan
Forum: EMEA 12-28-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,885
Posted By wheatwhacker
Hey, If you do end up shipping to Ireland, be...

Hey, If you do end up shipping to Ireland, be sure to call in to my place for a beer.
If you need a place to stay, we have camping, private room and a dorm available.
I am close to Kinsale in Cork,...
Forum: Europe 12-26-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By wheatwhacker
If your interested in starting in Ireland, I can...

If your interested in starting in Ireland, I can do a sale and buyback.
Forum: Americas 12-18-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,627
Posted By wheatwhacker
[UPDATE] I have relocated to Ireland where I...

[UPDATE]
I have relocated to Ireland where I now run a similar business.
It seems an inmate here "Tuckers" has taken up the slack.

Please contact him if you need assistance.
...
Forum: EMEA 12-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By wheatwhacker
Your coming to Kinsale? Follow the "wild...

Your coming to Kinsale?
Follow the "wild atlantic way" to the end.
Forum: Europe 12-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By wheatwhacker
Ha, small world :) I was originally going to do...

Ha, small world :)
I was originally going to do the trip in December but, now as work is busy and being self employed, you have to take it when it comes. January now seems a go.
I'm thinking about...
Forum: Europe 12-04-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By wheatwhacker
I was planing something similar. Leave after...

I was planing something similar.
Leave after boxing day, spend 4=5 days headed south to Malaga and cross over then.
My bike is coming back with me.
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 19,454
Posted By wheatwhacker
I cannot help you, sorry. I make sure every...

I cannot help you, sorry.
I make sure every motorcycle here is registered in the riders name using a valid Irish address.
They then are able to get insurance from the many company's selling green...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-30-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,873
Posted By wheatwhacker
There is now another country covered. I just...

There is now another country covered. I just signed up.
Great idea
Forum: EMEA 11-30-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By wheatwhacker
Ireland is the easy one. ...

Ireland is the easy one.
http://www.wildatlanticway.com/

I can also do local tours if I have enough people to make it work.

WW
Forum: Europe 11-30-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By wheatwhacker
If you do ever decide to come to Kinsale for a...

If you do ever decide to come to Kinsale for a weekend, be sure to drop in.
Kinsale is a weekend destination for ppl that live in Dublin and can be best described as being a twin of Sausalito close...
Forum: Europe 11-27-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By wheatwhacker
Do you want to bring it to Ireland?

Do you want to bring it to Ireland?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,377
Views: 957,317
Posted By wheatwhacker
Laugh Same artist :)

Same artist :)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,377
Views: 957,317
Posted By wheatwhacker
Honda could save a ton of money by doing the...

Honda could save a ton of money by doing the following:
Find old assembly line of original Africa Twin.
Lubricate and clean whole line.
Press [START]
Possibly use lighter materials to make the...
Forum: Europe 11-26-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By wheatwhacker
I imported my own bikes from CA. Being a...

I imported my own bikes from CA.
Being a resident of both the EU and the USA, the VRT was waived.

If your working here for a year or more, you can also get the VRT waived under the change of...
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