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Old 07-24-2013, 02:31 PM   #18076
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hythopopically spoken, imagine that i bought a really old, like 35 years old bike, and imagine that the pile of papers the PO gave me, while authentic, were completely useless due to the bike changing hands multiple times without getting reregistered.

imagine further that the only thing i need to get the bike titled and registered to me is a notarized bill of sale.

First off, do bikes which are 35 years old even have a title?

Second, check out this thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=655441
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Old 07-24-2013, 04:19 PM   #18077
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hythopopically spoken, imagine that i bought a really old, like 35 years old bike, and imagine that the pile of papers the PO gave me, while authentic, were completely useless due to the bike changing hands multiple times without getting reregistered.

imagine further that the only thing i need to get the bike titled and registered to me is a notarized bill of sale.
Not as easy as just getting a notarized bill of sale but you could go the Maine route. Done all the time for classics.
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Old 07-24-2013, 04:39 PM   #18078
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Titles in NY started in 1973. The '73 Kawasaki G5 100cc enduro I bought for my wife (and which she rode twice) was my first new bike to come with a title.
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:35 PM   #18079
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does the VT thing still work? i bought a ninja 650 bike from a local garage. the bike has a clean vin, i know because i did a carfax thing on it. can i register the bike anywhere and get a title?
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:13 PM   #18080
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Easiest thing by far is still to find the last owner and get them to produce a replacement title.

I know of no other easy way. Even for bikes that were made in years that predated titles there is an expectation of there having been issued a title at some point.

NYS DMV are not pushovers.
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Old 07-25-2013, 05:22 AM   #18081
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what is wrong with the driver of that car??

btw the rider nearly walked away from the crash

http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefoot...g-video-072413
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Old 07-25-2013, 05:44 AM   #18082
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I'm not sure what the car was doing, but I'm pretty sure the motorcyclist was at least 50% at fault there. Why the fuck did he drive into that car?
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Old 07-25-2013, 06:53 AM   #18083
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I'm not sure what the car was doing, but I'm pretty sure the motorcyclist was at least 50% at fault there. Why the fuck did he drive into that car?
And it looked like without a helmet...



First off, it's a school bus at full stop. Duh? Last I checked that's the holy grail of tickets....

2nd, rider was obviously speeding through residential.

3rd, With that bike he had the braking power to slow (or maybe even stop with better skills) to around 1/4 of that speed.
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Old 07-25-2013, 07:10 AM   #18084
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does the VT thing still work? i bought a ninja 650 bike from a local garage. the bike has a clean vin, i know because i did a carfax thing on it. can i register the bike anywhere and get a title?
No, to register in Vermont w/o a title the bike needs to be under 300cc, or more than 15 years old.
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Old 07-25-2013, 07:26 AM   #18085
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And it looked like without a helmet...

First off, it's a school bus at full stop. Duh? Last I checked that's the holy grail of tickets....

2nd, rider was obviously speeding through residential.

3rd, With that bike he had the braking power to slow (or maybe even stop with better skills) to around 1/4 of that speed.
Yeah, nice baseball cap the rider had. Welcome to Floriduh.

No, it's not a school bus.

Yes, clearly going too fast.

Bad reaction may have played a part but he had nowhere to go.
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Old 07-25-2013, 08:17 AM   #18086
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No plate, getting towed

A few minutes ago on 8th ave. Probably at the tow lot by now.

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Old 07-25-2013, 10:04 AM   #18087
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A few minutes ago on 8th ave. Probably at the tow lot by now.[/IMG]
I'm starting a new job in Hoboken on Monday. I can't help the huge happy feeling it gives me knowing that I won't be an nyc commuter anymore, never knowing if my bike will be there (9th avenue bicycle parking) when I leave the office.

I hope you'll still let me post here!
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Old 07-25-2013, 10:29 AM   #18088
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Um. You're awesome. I knew Vermont was easier but figured I would need to know someone that lives there. I just read the first few lines of this thread and will definitely investigate further.

I was considering using a company called moto recycle, I know they go through Vermont but I assumed they had someone on the ground there. Seems like I can register on Vermont on my own without paying a titling service $150. Thanks!

Of course getting a bill of sale notarized somehow would still provide me the easiest, fastest rout.
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Old 07-25-2013, 10:50 AM   #18089
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A few minutes ago on 8th ave. Probably at the tow lot by now.

ahhh scary! (nice bike though)
makes me nervous.

so do you guys use the muni meters?
how do you secure your receipts to windshield ?

i need to get something that shocks people if they touch my bike when im not around.
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Old 07-25-2013, 11:19 AM   #18090
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Better to leave plate on and get a ticket. You save the $295 tow fee
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