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Vietam with a big bike , 650 cc?

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are there still problems to enter with a 650 cc bike into Vietnam?

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Less than a year ago there was and I am quite confident that it wont change any time soon.

It is possible to get a bike in, but you will have to bribe every cop on the way if you dont want it impounded.

Buy a minsk in hanoi, that is one of my best motorcycle experiences!

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Hi, I'm a little to tired to root it out but do a seach on my nickname and you will find the post you need.
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Yes there is a problem, they wont allow your bike in at the customs. Unless you can get permission from some high authority, which isnt located at the border. Very complicated.

Theyre still a communist country, who just dont like the idea of falangs going there with their own bikes. Even if it means those falangs end up spending their money elsewhere.
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