Micahel wrote:1) Have not found many big bikes (touring size), period. Surprised, so close to Japan.
2) Everything I found I could buy in US for about have the price (really, I have owned 3 used BMW touring bikes).
3) Very few MC shops, and their inventory is very limited.
4) About half the bikes I found do not have a title. Wow, whats with that?
Okami wrote:You're going to have some difficulty because taxes are high, selection is low and not all that many people know how to work on big bikes.
Would you really want to go touring on a motorcycle in Taiwan? I can barely tolerate driving a car here for any length of time. The roads, traffic systems and other drivers just make it a seriously unfun experience.
Taiwan has an active smuggling system and they bring in all kinds of stuff large motorcycles being one of them. For example: Steal motorcycle in Japan or The US, smuggle to Taiwan and after shipping, bribes and theft it's all profit.
SlowRain wrote:Prices here are almost double the US's because of import duties, taxes, inspections, etc. It's intentional on the part of the government, and they show no signs of wanting to change.
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