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Old 05-13-2014, 01:28 PM   #1
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Finding a Motorcycle to Rent/Borrow in Italy


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Old 05-13-2014, 02:04 PM   #2
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If you can't find one to borrow, renting will be your only viable option. You won't be able to register or insure a vehicle in your name without a legal residential presence in the country.
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Old 05-13-2014, 03:27 PM   #3
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Met this guy and his wife on the IoM ferry. Have since heard very good reports on the services offered.

http://www.mototouring.com

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Old 05-14-2014, 04:51 AM   #4
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My friend owns an apartment... I should talk to her about buying one and leaving it there.
It would probably have to be registered and insured in her name.
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Old 05-14-2014, 11:19 AM   #5
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You will need an international drivers license, which you can obtain from AAA (easy if you are 23 years of age or older) and an ECE certified helmet.

Obviously, you'll also need a bike. Not very many places rent bikes in Italy. Best bet is large BMW or Harley dealerships.
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Old 05-15-2014, 06:10 AM   #6
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There are several places in Milan that rent bikes for exactly the type of trip you're wanting. If you like Guzzi's Alice in Mandello di Lario rents them. Google is your friend. If your helmet is DOT certified, you'll be fine as ling as it's not one of those half helmets - those are trouble here. Open face, no problem, full better.

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Old 05-16-2014, 01:53 AM   #7
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Finding a Motorcycle to Rent/Borrow in Italy

I've had an excellent experience renting from Francesco at CIMT, they are in Roma, Milano, etc.
www.cimt.it


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Old 05-16-2014, 01:05 PM   #8
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Can I assume you have contacted inmate tagesk already...?
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Old 05-18-2014, 12:22 PM   #9
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Ahw, I'm very sorry you missed the Tuscany Thread by Tage... read and enjoy here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...ghlight=Tagesk

Tage and his wife live in Montemagno near Pisa and they will gladly find a place for you to stay. As far as I remember, he has also at least one bike to rent out...
For sure he'll have more concrete hints for you.

Tagesk: http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=61700
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:45 AM   #10
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It seems that tagesk has left Italy and went back to DK... according to the thread. He has not updated for a while.


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Old 05-25-2014, 09:10 AM   #11
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I'm located in Padua (30 kms from Venice) have some (old) bikes but at the moment each one needs repair. Already lended to Advriders without problems.
I got an Yamaha XT350 that could be perfect for you, but the generator is broken (and me too …) , If you could find in the U.S. the part -in Italy XT350 are rather rare, so the chances to find the used spare (new costs more than bike value..) are low- and will to share part of insurance cost …we could make a deal.

Anyway, if you need hints and advices - particularly on Venice (where I spent my youth) or Dolomites that's my heartland, just send me a PM
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Old 06-11-2014, 09:34 AM   #12
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Ciao Giorgio,

I live outside of Vicenza. I might have a friend in need of a bike rental. Was your Yamaha ever fixed?

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