Old 07-12-18, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by mrveloman View Post
I'm guessing OP is already in Canada and would like to have the bike shipped to him. As a result customs will want to collect a duty on it if he can't prove he bought it in Canada (not the same as a border crossing). On the other hand, I also think he should just contact Canadian Customs and ask them what he needs or how much the duty might be on a 35 yr old bike.
In that case there’d be no kind of discussion with customs. Shipping co. would just turn it over to customs to assess.

Get it shipped to closest US border point (much cheaper). Go down and take a weekend bike tour. Come home with it on the bumper. A holiday and a bike import all in one!
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