POST 1988 Bikes

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Regulations

Process

Costs

Full Model Listing


Regulations

Before you purchase your bike you need to be aware of theFederal Regulations effecting the importation of your bike.

Individuals CANNOT apply to import Vehicles manufactured on or after 01/01/1989(except in special circumstances),however approved companies known as Registered Automotive Workshops (RAWs) may import a limited range of used vehicles on behalf of individuals.

Please be aware that vehicles imported by RAWs must undergo a range of modifications and maintenance procedures to ensure that they meet minimum safety and environmental standards and this must be carried out by the RAWS engineer. This is called compliance and you will be charged for this work and the costs of importation.

You cannot import custom or modified vehicles into Australia. Bikes must be stock standard (the way they left the factory).

Process

  1. Research, Research, Research
  2. Make sure the bike is USED (been registered in the USA) and the seller has the original Certificate of Title. You CANNOT import a new bike
  3. Purchase your vehicle in the US
  4. Complete and return Geezers paperwork and required documents
  5. Once received Geezers will submit the Vehicle Import Application
  6. Leave the rest to us
  7. Allow approximately 12 weeks from the time the bike arrives at our depot in LA till the time the bike has been complied.

Costs

Shipping LA to Brisbane:

  • Bikes: $1,250
  • Trikes: $1,750

Government fees:

  • Customs & Quarantine Attendance charge:  $410
  • GST: 10% (Calculated on the total cost of acquiring the vehicle at the time it arrives in Australia converted to AU$ (plus Govt. fees & charges)
  • Duty: 5% (Only applies to vehicles NOT manufactured in the USA)

Compliance:

Geezers only use accredited specialist VIP transport companies to collect your bike from customs and transport it to and from the engineer for compliance: $248
The cost of compliance varies by model depending on the number of components that need to be changed and the cost of these components together with the time taken for the remove, refit and testing.

Compliance includes: Import Approval, new tyres, km/h speedo face, brake fluid and brake pads, headlamps, and reflectors if required. All work must be done by our engineer with no exceptions.

Compliance cost: From $2,500.

Additional Compliance Charges (if applicable):

  • 200 or larger series tyres: $200 each (if fitted)
  • White wall tyres: $ 75 each, $150 a pair (if fitted or requested)
  • Admin charge for storage and return of parts: $75
  • For a full list of the models we can compliance with pricing, see the FULL MODEL LISTING below.
  • Cost is based on the motorcycle being "standard" (as it left the factory) and that its components meet ADR's (Australian Design Rules). Modifications to non-standard motorcycles and or non ADR compliant components will incur additional costs.
  • If the bike is modified (pipes etc.) you will be required to supply the stock items to return the bike to standard as required for compliance. All work must be done by our engineer with no exceptions.
  • Bikes can be registered an all States after compliance.

Optional:

  • Port to Port Transit Insurance: $375
  • US Transport - We only use the most reputable domestic US vehicle transporters available and are able to collect the bike almost anywhere in the USA. If you would like a quote just provide us with the collection Location and Zip Code.
  • Australian Transport - We only use specialist Australian motorcycle transporters and are able to deliver your bike almost anywhere in Australia. If you would like a quote just provide us with the delivery Location and Post Code.
  • QLD customers only: We are able to assist with roadworthy & registration of your bike on arrival at our workshop.

Further Information

Full Model Listing

The following are the ONLY Post 1988 bikes that our engineer can comply. IF IT IS NOT ON THE LIST, WE CANNOT IMPORT IT. The range is ever expanding so it is best to keep an eye on it.

Make Models From To Cost
AMERICAN IRONHORSE CLASSIC 01/01/2000 Current $ 3,000
  LEGEND     $ 3,000
  TEXAS CHOPPER     $ 3,000
  STALKER 01/01/1999 31/12/2004 NEW MODEL (TBC
BIG BEAR CHOPPER VENOM     $ 3,000
BIG DOG BULL DOG 01/09/1997 Current $ 3,000
  MASTIFF 01/09/2000 Current $ 3,000
  COYOTE     $ 3,000
  RIDGEBACK 01/01/2004 Current $ 3,000
  MUTT     $ 3,000
BIMOTA YB9 SRI 01/01/1996 31/12/1998 $ 3,500
  SB6 01/01/1994 31/12/1998 $ 3,500
BOOM TRIKE LOW RIDER     $ 3,500
BOSS HOSS Trike 1990 04/2003 $ 3,500
  BHC3 01/01/00 Current $ 3,500
CALIFORNIA SIDE CAR TRIKE     $ 3,000
DUCATI 851 01/01/1989 31/12/1992 $ 3,000
  888 01/01/1989 31/12/1993 $ 3,000
  907IE 01/01/1990 31/01/1993 $ 3,000
  996, 996R (H2) 01/01/1998 31/12/2004 $ 3,000
  998, 998S, 998R, 998FE (H2) 01/01/1998 31/12/2004 $ 3,000
  1098, 1098S, 1098R (H7) 01/01/2007 Current $ 3,000
  1198, 1198S, 1198R, 1198SP(H7) 01/01/2007 Current $ 3,000
  Diavel 01/06/2010 Current $ 3,000
  GT1000 01/10/2003 Current $ 3,000
  MULTISTRADA 1200 01/01/2010 Current $ 2,500
  STREETFIGHTER, STREETFIGHTER S 01/01/2007 Current $ 3,000
  MONSTER 01/01/1993 Current $ 3,000
EXCLELSIOR HENDERSON SUPER X 01/12/1998 31/12/1999 $ 3,000
GG TAURUS Taurus Trike     $ 4,000
GG TECHNIC TAURUS TRIKE 01/04/2010 Current $ 4,000
HONDA VALKYRIE RUNE (NRX1800) 01/01/2003 31/12/2005 $ 3,000
  VFR1200 01/06/2009 Current $ 3,000
  Gold Wing GL1800 01/01/2001 31/12/2010 $ 3,000
INDIAN CHIEF, SCOUT, SPIRIT 01/01/1999 31/12/2003 $ 3,000
  CHIEF 2 01/01/2006 Current $ 2,500
KAWASAKI VULCAN (VN800) 01/01/1999 31/12/2006 $ 3,000
  VULCAN (VN 1600) 01/01/2003 Current $ 3,000
  VULCAN (VN2000) 01/01/2004 31/12/2010 $ 3,000
MOTOR TRIKE GOLDWING (GL1800) 01/01/2001 Current $ 3,500
  VROD TRIKE 01/01/2002 31/12/2006 $ 3,500
NORTON COMMANDO (961) 01/01/2010 Current $ 3,000
REWACO RF1     $ 3,500
SAXON HOTDOG SPECTRE     $ 3,000
SUZUKI GSX-R1000 (K8) 01/01/2007 31/12/2008 $ 2,500
THUNDER MOUNTAIN CUSTOM BLACK HAWK 01/01/2003 31/12/2007 $ 3,500
ULTRA MOTORCYCLE COMPANY Groundpounder     $ 3,000
VICTORY Vegas - Zach Ness, Arlen Ness, Vegas, Jackpot, 8-Ball, Low     $ 2,500
YAMAHA V-MAX (3UF) 01/01/1989 31/05/2008 $ 2,500
  V-MAX (VMX17) 01/06/2008 Current $ 2,500
  R1 GEN 2 01/11/2008 Current $ 2,500
  R6  YZF-R6 01/01/1999 Current $ 2,500
  XV1900 (XV1900A, Roadliner, RoadlinerS,roadliner Midnight, Custom Raider, Custom Raider S, Raider SCL 01/01/2006 Current $ 3,000

 

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Graham

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Gold Coast Australia

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