There was a recent thread on ADV Rider regarding these hoists. They may be quite helpful for those of us who ride larger DS motorcycles alone into places where they can fall done with or without rider assistance.
Here is the video link
If the link doesn't work search for Dustriders Motorcycle hoist on Youtube
I have been in communication with the individual on ADV Rider and their group buy has run into trouble using ground mail. (The hoists are made in South Africa) and in my subsequent correspondence with the manufacturer they have told me they will not ship by mail to the US any longer as they are unable to get tracking,and are estimating a 50-60 day delivery time - if the package shows up. The only shipping option is going to be airmail.
I have decided not to wait for "proposed" second group buy and am going to order my ownhoist and thought some of the DS riders on BCSB might be interested.
It is often said that no good deed goes unpunished so before I order two of these I thought I would post it up to BCSB and see if anyone else wants to join in on the order.
10 x HOISTS TO VANCOUVER CANADA AIRMAIL INCLUSIVE - USD - 2500 (WHICH MAKES IT USD 250 PER HOIST)
1 X HOIST SHIPPED TO VANCOUVER CANADA AIRMAIL - USD – 298
As you all know there is no duty on motorcycle parts arriving in Canada, however the order will will be subject to 12% tax ( GST and PST) on the Canadian value of 250 US which will convert to about 290 CDN. plus tax of 35 Can. .
I am going to make this as simple as possible for myself. I will charge $325 CDN per order and refund any monies that individuals overpaid when they arrive in Vancouver, alternatively if the order costs a few dollars more per person that will be charged at pick-up.
If there is sufficient number ordered I will go back to the DustRider and ask for a group discount if we get one I will pass it on. I am not getting a free one from the manufacturer if I get 10 orders. etc. The final price and shipping will depend on the size of the order.Any discounts will be shared equally.
Note if they are a piece of crap or you don't like it, you will be on your own or perhaps in the same boat as the rest of us. I am not dealing with warranty claims, or personal disappointment.
Deadline is midnight Monday, October 20th. I will require paypal payment in advance.
Pickup to be arranged in Vancouver
If interested send me a PM with your email address