a Chang Jiang 750 for other parts of China:
Big Bill's Bikes
has restored CJ750 sidecars for clients from all over
China and have been seeing an increasing amount of customers
from other cities especially Shanghai, basically because
of an increase in the expatriate community and also
because Big Bill's Bikes is one of the few shops that sell these
sidecars at a fair market price with absolutely no financial
discrimination to foreigners. We also send lots of parts
to Shanghai so talk to some of our friends in Shanghai
and you can ride together.
city has different requirements and tolerance for riders.
Find out the local rules and regulations for getting
a Chang Jiang 750 registered, or find out if there are
any restrictions to Chang Jiang 750 sidecars registered
in other cities.
can ride with plates from other cities after 20:00
and on weekends.
a CJ750 from Beijing to Shanghai is 1,700RMB by train.
is very strict, will confiscate illegal Chang Jiang
license cost 17,000RMB (price is always changing).
only license Chang Jiang 750 with Shanghai issued
receipts (fa piao).
are available registered to a company, however make
sure that you have contract that the company will
help you renew the bike every year or they may hold
are no black plates for Shanghai.
plates are only in Beijing.
a CJ750 out of Shanghai requires many documents, it
may be more advisable to have it shipped to Beijing
for restoration and then from Beijing (Tianjin) to
your home country.
are many shops that can do repairs on Chang Jiang
750 sidecars, however you may need to get your own
parts. Big Bill's Bikes has a group of CJ750 owners that do get
together to share information and also help each other
a CJ750 via train from Beijing to Shanghai is 1,800RMB
and takes one day.
is very strict they will confiscate your Chang Jiang
do not register new bikes, however will only accept
a pre-registered Chang Jiang 750 with documents from
the auto bureau where the sidecar is registered.
Questions to ask before
you buy your Chang Jiang 750:
are the road restrictions?
Is day riding allowed?
night riding allowed?
weekends restricted too?
they confiscate my Chang Jiang 750 or not care?
they allow Chang Jiang 750 registered from other cities
to ride in town?
they allow me to get new plates?
yes, what do I need?
I need local receipt (fapiao)?
receipt (fapiao) from another city allowed?
registration requirements, visa, residence permit,
from another city allowed?
no, what are the alternatives?
they allow me to transfer plates?