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Wanted Enduro bike

Hi,
We are a team of three bikers from India. We are planning on a RTW tour on bikes. For this purpose we are looking for three USED Suzuki or Yamaha enduro bikes of about 400-750 cc.
We would preferably want the bikes to be delivered in India. We are willing to travel to wherever the bikes are and ride them back.
Please get in touch with us urgently if you know some good used bike dealer or you have the bikes in question.
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Srinidhi
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Why not fly to anywhere you can get a good deal on the bikes that's cheap to get to, for instance Australia, or if that's not on your route plans, North America, or Europe - and keep going from there?

In NA or Europe you'll have hundreds of bikes to choose from, it's just a matter of being ready to go with some cash in your pocket, getting there, and buying the bikes when you're there. Much better than trying to do it sight unseen, and especially much cheaper than riding them home, tghen prepping and leaving from there.

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Grant is right; Aussie and New Zealand are about the cheapest places I have found to buy those sort of bikes new, with NZ usually a little cheaper as we have no import taxes. Also we don't have any special compliance regulations so there are often bikes here that are found in very few countries, if they need to shift old stock of a slow selling model from somewhere else. However, then you have the cost of freighting OUT of NZ!
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