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Old 6 Oct 2009
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Trailer my bike from Guatemala to California?

Hi. I was in Guatemala on my Suzuki DL1000 and a reckless driver crossed the double yellow on a blind curve and slammed into me. Luckily I survived, had lots of damage to my leg but its healing. The guy had insurance. They are paying me various things plus the cost to ship my moto back to California. It sounds like its best to get it back on a plane. But what if I drive down there, buy a trailer, and bring it back on a trailer? I own a Subaru Baja, so could probably get it on the back of the truck also without trailer. But I heard you cannot take a car and moto across borders. Only one vehicle. But I only have to cross into Mexico and then into the US. Seems that I could get in by showing the accident report, insurance papers, etc. I own both vehicles.

Does anyone know? Thanks
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So sorry to hear of your accident but glad you are alive and healing
You rode the bike down? then you may still have the Mexican TVIP? that should help in the return trip hauling it on the truck. Others have posted that it is after all possible to get a second vehicle under your name into/through Mexico , just apply for a second TVIP, I understand.
Get the acccident reports from police and insurance and you should have little difficulty. At worst post the cash bond for Mexico , and they will refund it when you cancel out and exit to the USA.
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yea the sticker is still on the broken fairing. i will do it and report back in a few weeks. thanks and i thought the same as what you said but wanted some validation.
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