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Q: Harley Davidsons for sale in China?

As you may have guessed from my username and avatar, I quite like bikes. 

 

However I've not come across many foreign-made (except Japanese) bikes in China so far, and really miss a good Triumph or a Harley. I plan to get my license soon and wanna make a few roadtrips before I leave - though are there any Harley sellers anyway in China? 

5 years 34 weeks ago in  Transport & Travel - China

 
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There is a guy that mainly sells second hand cars on the first floor of the office block in which I work. Recently, he's had a few Harleys and other bikes on his forecourt. He also came to my office about a week ago asking about the price of Harleys overseas and seems quite keen to sell them. If you are interested, PM me and I will try to get his contact details for you.

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Not sure what kind of road trip that would amount to, seeing as how 2 wheeled vehicles are not allowed on the tolled expressways here.  So you'll be sharing the old crumbly crappy roads with all the other poor folks.  I do my riding in the US when I have time....don't think I'd ever ride one here.

 

Don't forget to apply for the motorcycle specific license.  It's a different test from the car license.  Good luck.  Try not to die and stuff.

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First according to the map this website provides

http://www.harley-davidson.cn/dealer/dealernetwork.aspx

It has dealers in  Beijing, Tianjin, Tangshan,Dalian, Qingdao, Shanghai, Suzhou,Wuhan, Chongqing, Chengdu, Wenzhou. 

 

Second, I want to add something to cooter's post above. I don't know about the driver license for motorcycles. But you should check what kind of roads the motorbikes are allowed to run in.  From what I heard, in many cities the downtown districts stopped issuing new plates for motorbikes years ago. It can be difficult, and very expensive to get a motor plate that allows you to drive it in downtown. 

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I almost bought a Yamaha Road Star, I like them better than Harley. The riding season is too short in Canada and this year is cold, it's 10* at night. Riding season is too short. I didn't even bother plating my bike this year.

 I think driving a faster bike in China would be difficult, too many things happen too fast. I rode since I was a teenager. Just because a person can ride from A to B doesn't mean he can drive a bike. Maybe a V-Rod tho.

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http://www.realclearlife.com/motorcycles/harley-davidson-livewire-electric-motorcycle/

 

not bad, will the chinese copy be out before the real one?

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