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Old 7 Apr 2013
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Place to leave the bike for 2 months - West Coast

Hi to everybody !

I am going to ship my bike from Belgium to DC. The idea is to spend 6 weeks now and two months in August / September. I was thinking that it would make more sense to ride to the West Coast, say LA or San Francisco, take a plane back to DC (where my girlfriend is) and do the reverse in August.

Any ideas as to where I could leave the bike for two months (June / July) ? Would a dealer do that, for a price ? The bike is a 1150GS.

Any tip will be much appreciated !

Cheers, be safe,

Laurent
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I can offer storage in Southwest Washington. Send me a PM if you are interested and I will provide details.
Bob
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Bike storage

I live in San Diego and I have plenty of space in my garage if its useful for you.
I'm confident you'll feel safe leaving your bike in my house.
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Hi and thanks a lot for the generous offers. The trip has changed since the shipping agent basically let me down right before my departure (it's my uncle, so I trusted him and, for example, assumed that he knew that I wanted to have my bike in the US at roughly the same time that I was there, not when I was back in Brussels - duh).

So I have bought a used KLR650 In Chicago. I am going to fly there on Monday and will start the trip. Got to figure things out with my girlfriend as I don't think she'll appreciate long distances on that bike.

I'll give you a call as soon as I know more. But I really appreciate the offers. Sorry for the late response but I don't have access to the internet easily.

Cheers, be safe !
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I can also offer a place to leave it near L.A. A few bikes in the garage already, so one more makes no difference. Send PM if you are still planning on the same thing, just with the Chicago bike.
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