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  #31  
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Hey guys,

Planning to ride a big part of the TCAT next year. I was wondering or anyone is interested to ride together. I would get to Canada beginning of May.
Didn't find any shipment yet! :-/

Have Fun and enjoy the ride!
Bossit. :-)
Hi Bossit,

Unfortunately i plan to start a little bit later in July.

Shipping plan;

From Zeeebrugge, Belgium to Halifax, Canada - July, 2010 ...
From Zeeebrugge, Belgium to Halifax, Canada - July, 2010 | Horizons Unlimited
They are very helpfull coincidentally when delivering the bike (zeebrugge Belgium) and receiving (halifax, Canada) both days were on National holidays ( yes ...

I'll fly Condor from Frankfurt to Halifax ( 399 EUR )

cheers

vic
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Too bad you guys are starting out early. I'm just looking into maybe doing the eastern portion starting in July. It all depends where my summer vacations will land this year.
If you guys need a place to crash, I'm in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Ca.
Just PM me if you're in the area.
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Hi

Just got a quote for Halifax. ( prices are going up ....... :-(
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Dear Vic,

We can ship your bike from zeebrugge to Halifax

Price €. 950,00

Including:
Oceanfreight
BL
Export document
Port Charges Zeebrugge

Excluding:
Insurance
Port charges in Halifax (aprox $200)

Schedule for June is not available yet but we have 3 to 4 vessels per month. Sailing transit is 8 to 10 days.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Best regards,


Hischam Mekhchane
B&B Expeditie BV
Tel: 0031 (0)20-4481180
Direct: 0031 (0)20-7052514

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Thinking about flying in on July 12th. Would be great to catch up with u somewhere. I'll keep u updated once I have the exact dates!

cheers

vic
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@ Madden,

Hi,
I asked motorcycle express for a quote on the bike insurance. They can only give me the liability and the roadside assistance.
As my bike (Honda xl600v Transalp) is not on the Nada list and not listed in the Glass's guide. So they don't have a value of the bike. Which means they can't give comprehensive and collission.
The bike is a '96 model.
Do you know how to get a value?
On the other hand i question or it's all neccessary?

Grtz, Bossit! :-)
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Hi Vicreuter,

Let's see. Maybe we can meet somewhere.
Meanwhile i've got some good shipping quotes and also a very good priced ticket to Montréal. So i'll be shipping the bike to Montréal.

Hope to keep in touch and hear your plans!

Grtz,
Bossit. :-)
P.S.: Where you're from in Belgium? :-)
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@ Madden,
Do you know how to get a value?
I could send him my bill for my bike (because I had bought it new couple of years ago) and I stated a value for it now, based on an offer for sale for a similar bike.

Martin
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Hi Maddin,

It could be an option. The point is that my bike is from '96 and yours is much younger so they wouldn't except it i guess.
Anyway i think i just go with the 3th party insurance and liability wich are both compulsery.

Thx! :-)
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Hi Vicreuter,

I've got a ticket to Montréal on the 25th of May! So maybe it's possible to meet somewhere as i'll be riding more East towards Saint-John's to start the TCAT.
Keep me posted what you're up to!

Grtz,
Bossit! :-)
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Hi Vicreuter,

I've got a ticket to Montréal on the 25th of May! So maybe it's possible to meet somewhere as i'll be riding more East towards Saint-John's to start the TCAT.
Keep me posted what you're up to!

Grtz,
Bossit! :-)
Hi

I'll let u know once I have the exact travel dates. ( and leave some SPOT breadcrumbs ...... )

p.s. living in Saint-Hubert :-)

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... They can only give me the liability and the roadside assistance....The bike is a '96 model.
Bossit:

Jeepers, if the bike is 20 years old, it's kind of pointless to put comprehensive, collision & theft insurance on it.

It's highly unlikely that anyone will steal a 20 year old bike. As for collision & comprehensive, the general idea behind insurance (at least, as far as I understand it) is that we purchase insurance to protect ourselves against incurring losses or liabilities that we can't afford to pay out of our existing net worth. Given that a 20 year old bike is probably not worth more than a few thousand dollars at most, it strikes me as pointless to insure it for collision & theft.

I have two bikes, a 2001 ST 1100 and a 2012 ST 1300. Both are paid for. I don't insure either one against theft or collision, because I figure that the odds of either one getting stolen & the odds of me having an at-fault collision are pretty low, and if either of those events did take place, I could withstand the loss of either motorcycle. I wouldn't be happy about it, of course, but I could withstand the loss.

If I had, for example, a $50,000 car with a $45,000 bank loan on it, for sure I would insure the thing to the hilt, because if it got stolen or if I ran it into a tree, I would not want to be on the hook for the $45K still owing on it.

Hope this gives you a different perspective to consider.

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@Vicreuter:

Keep me posted if you want. It would be fun to see you.
I'm living in the north, Moerbeke-waas.
Mais enfin, on doit parler francais ou ce n'est pas necessaire?

:-)
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@PanEuropean/Michael:

I know what you mean! And i guess you're right. The only thing is that i rebuilded the bike and it's a lot more worth to me then it's on the market.
But than again you're right. Even if it would be possible to insure it, i won't get the money out of it which i spend to rebuild it in case of accident as it's still an old bike.

Thanks!

Greetings,
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Keep me posted if you want. It would be fun to see you.
I'm living in the north, Moerbeke-waas.
Mais enfin, on doit parler francais ou ce n'est pas necessaire?

:-)
Anything goes....... German...Dutch....French...... ;-)
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@Vicreuter,

Have you got an email adress? maybe easier to stay in touch. :-)
So you come in by Toronto somewhere in June?
What bike are you riding?

Cheers!
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@Vicreuter,

Have you got an email adress? maybe easier to stay in touch. :-)
So you come in by Toronto somewhere in June?
What bike are you riding?

Cheers!
Bossit. :-)
Hi,

Old man, big bike ( GS1200 ) bad combination........ :-)

Normally bike arrives RoRo July 4th in Halifax.

PM sent with e-mail @ tel

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