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Old 19 Apr 2016
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Aussie travelling to California (SanFran) 7/15/16 wish to purchase M/Bike b4 arrive

Hi to all in the lovely state of California especially HU riders in the SanFrancisco bay area.
Here's the thing as they say! I am a 60 years plus frustrated motorcycle rider from Australia (Warragul/Victoria/Australia) approaching semi retirement and on the bucket list into retirement is the round the world trip on a motorbike with my lovely wife, no time limit just travel.
As a precursor to our final challenge I would like to enlist the help of anybody from the HU family in the Northern California area. (Reciprocal accommodation Australia/USA available in return)
I wish to purchase prior to my arrival on the 7/15/16 at SFO Airport a good reliable touring bike (Registered/tags etc) for maximum price of $2000 US.

I will be in the US California for 6 weeks and intend to travel to Yosemite and other parts whilst there. On conclusion of the Reconnaissance trip the bike will be stored with friends in San Francisco. I have been trolling Craigs list and trying to get replies to my inquiries but to no avail hence I am seeking some trustworthy person/s to help me out with my dream.

I have been riding motorcycles for all of about 45 years and have mainly had touring motorcycles from BMW, Honda and Harley Davidson. I hope I have a good knowledge of motorcycles which will no doubt come in handy with our future trips.
I currently own and ride a 2008 Honda CB1300s and a NT650V Deauville (originally bought for my daughter/another story)

Most of my enquiries have extended to older BMW K series bikes on Craigs List and if I was able to purchase something along those lines would be good.

My name is Brian Bazeley and I can be contacted at brianbazeley@ymail.com

I am genuine and honest and I hope I can be contacted with something to help us out from the HU family. Many Thanks Brian

P.S Shipping a Motorbike from Australia to Us and return is very expensive and not justified.
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Hi Brian
Have you called or contacted BIKES ABROAD ? It is costing me A$1250 to ship a bike from Los Angeles to Melbourne .... Bikes Abroad
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Thanks I have Greg

Thanks Greg, more expensive our way to US. Also I was looking for a bike to continue on with in a couple of years. Have purchased a BMW R100RT San Fran.
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