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lets assume you get your three bikes into PRC (Hefei), will you be registering the bikes *legally* in Hefei (Anhui Province) or somewhere else?
in case you register them in Hefei (Anhui) kindly remind your buyers that they cannot LEGALLY be driven outside Anhui province.
Buyers Beware! there is a interprovince travel ban in effect since 2001 for PRC registered bikes and your only legally allowed in the province your bike is registered.
Driving License, interessting topic, to obtain a PRC Driving License, you need a valid PRC Green Card (Foreigners Resident Permit) and an overseas Driving License (motorcycle license). all the other "under the table" documents are just big BS and you will find out once your involved in an accident.
Best Regards, Seeya in the pub or on the road somewhere.....
RDMC Shanghai www.butchshanghai.com
[This message has been edited by butchman (edited 05 November 2004).]
[This message has been edited by butchman (edited 05 November 2004).]
Thanks for that info, I realise there are many restrictions and BS to be overcome.
You are correct about everything you said and of course these must be considered.
I intend to stay in China for many years and will not get involved in anything dodgey.
However, there are ways of getting things done legally if you have the right contacts who know the processes. I think I have these as they are organising this stuff for me. They are investigating the process for the buyers of my 2 bikes to make it easier for them as well. It is not available for anyone else.
I might be interested if you still have the bikes/bike in May. I would also be interested in doing business with your or any other legitimate contacts who could arrange for a bike, legal interprovincial plates, insurance, ect and perhaps an easy way (if such a thing is possilble) of acquiring a temp. Chinese drivers permit.
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