Originally Posted by yamafitter
As stated in my first post if you are unlucky enough to get a buraucrat who knows the rules your life could become difficult. In the end we were able to get all the bikes through (even the 225 XT) but I don't know if any money passed hands since I was not directly involved.
No money passed hands but there was a hint of bringing donuts next time. Rarely do we find people who are not willing to help us find solutions. We simply appealed to them for help and they came through. Speaking the language and even more important, applying the right psychology in this realm where those with the rubber stamps rule, helps. Thanks for sharing Bill!