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Are any of the Chinese pocket bikes being made, I hear they are no longer being made and imported to USA? Is this true? On SD Scooters they say the GP33 is the only pocket bike available in the USA?
 

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Of course! China still makes everything… And lots of it!! LINK: http://www.made-in-china.com/productdirectory.do?subaction=hunt&style=b&mode=and&code=0&comProvince=nolimit&order=0&isOpenCorrection=1&word=pocket+bike&by=%2Fproductdirectory.do
The EPA has craked down on 2 stokes though and ordering them is nothing more than a gamble.. The ones that do make it suck and are full of restrictions. Here was another link with a little insight..
http://www.pocketbikeplanet.com/showthread.php?t=20936&highlight=EPA
And another: http://www.pocketbikeplanet.com/showthread.php?t=78768&highlight=EPA
 

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I was calling around to a ton of sites about a month and a half ago. Most said they don't make or import them anymore. One side said they'll have the new '13s in mid December. And swheels said there's a shop near him selling new ones. I think mini pocketrockets is the one who said mi December.

I just have a little mistrust with all the webpages saying "in stock" and them not being. Or with a vendor wanting you to pay ASAP and wait it out for a few months. And bein hard to contact is kind of like a cherry on top to me. Read, research, shop, and call around.
Always check Cl too, but most people will try to charge a ton. Had a guy try telling me a x18 with thrashed fairings and a "new carb" that he has is worth 1500 and I should owe him 600 for it. Lol ill pass.
 

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Ya.. Lol I see people trying to sell Cat Eyes for 600 bucks... :rolleyes: Like Cam keeps saying they just got cheaper and cheaper too... The metals all thin and all the restrictors.. I'm scared to ride any of the newer China bikes after reading around on here even with the restrictions...
 

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its mostly kids wanting these and with the economy the way it is, not all kids can get dirtbikes and pocketbikes anymore. Its not 10 or 12 years ago when little kids were growing up in a decent economy and 500 $ dirtbikes or minibikes could be easily bought for a birthday or christmas present.

also, little kids now a days might rather want a 200$ xbox for christmas than spend 4 or 500 to get a pocket bike shipped to them... not to mention with the economy in shambles, parents these days might not really be able to aford brand new china bikes even if their kids wanted them.


I think they couldve slowed down in the production. On minipocketrockets the x7 2 strokes have said sold out for like a year... It was in the news walmarts 2nd or 3rd quarter profits were at an all time low... Obama talked openly about how he was shutting down clean coal power plants by taxing them to death which is going to raise power prices.. By the way taxes are going up which just shuts things down, lower taxes would make them more money. and the unemployment numbers are ABSOLUTELY cooked - unemploymnet is like 20 and 25% nationwide
 

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its mostly kids wanting these and with the economy the way it is, not all kids can get dirtbikes and pocketbikes anymore. Its not 10 or 12 years ago when little kids were growing up in a decent economy and 500 $ dirtbikes or minibikes could be easily bought for a birthday or christmas present.

also, little kids now a days might rather want a 200$ xbox for christmas than spend 4 or 500 to get a pocket bike shipped to them... not to mention with the economy in shambles, parents these days might not really be able to aford brand new china bikes even if their kids wanted them.


I think they couldve slowed down in the production. On minipocketrockets the x7 2 strokes have said sold out for like a year... It was in the news walmarts 2nd or 3rd quarter profits were at an all time low... Obama talked openly about how he was shutting down clean coal power plants by taxing them to death which is going to raise power prices.. By the way taxes are going up which just shuts things down, lower taxes would make them more money. and the unemployment numbers are ABSOLUTELY cooked - unemploymnet is like 20 and 25% nationwide
Amen brother! I Haven't had a pay raise in 2yrs. My work has slowed way way down. Plus with the price of everything going up.It hard to put gas in my tank and food on the table. Ive only been getting 20-25 hrs aweek. I need 40-43hrs aweek to brake even. Thats one reason im moving back to TX. (Some time in the next 4-6mos) That will save me avg $250 in state tax a month alone.
 

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That's what I'm sayin people are lucky to have a job that pays rent or a house note and puts food on the table. Gotta work hard. Especially if you have a family.

Everyone knows people in the same boat as you. I have family thats been part time looking for work for a couple years and just starting to find some more jobs but still not at 40 hrs a week.

20 hours aint much when you have bills to pay
 

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its mostly kids wanting these and with the economy the way it is, not all kids can get dirtbikes and pocketbikes anymore. Its not 10 or 12 years ago when little kids were growing up in a decent economy and 500 $ dirtbikes or minibikes could be easily bought for a birthday or christmas present.

also, little kids now a days might rather want a 200$ xbox for christmas than spend 4 or 500 to get a pocket bike shipped to them... not to mention with the economy in shambles, parents these days might not really be able to aford brand new china bikes even if their kids wanted them.


I think they couldve slowed down in the production. On minipocketrockets the x7 2 strokes have said sold out for like a year... It was in the news walmarts 2nd or 3rd quarter profits were at an all time low... Obama talked openly about how he was shutting down clean coal power plants by taxing them to death which is going to raise power prices.. By the way taxes are going up which just shuts things down, lower taxes would make them more money. and the unemployment numbers are ABSOLUTELY cooked - unemploymnet is like 20 and 25% nationwide
Uh the taxes went up under Clinton and we even had a surplus. Taxes went down under Bush and the country economy starts going downhill and bleeding jobs.
Big companies are at an all time greed profit over patriotism......... We went from a nation of builders to a nation of just buyers!!!!!!!

On that note China will find away around the problem. They usually do lol .
 

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Tons of companies moving out of the USA or just closing the doors right now. I say we just have to play it by ear right now. Who knows. Maybe 4-5yrs from now it might be better.

Like Swheel said. China always finds away around something.
 

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Uh the taxes went up under Clinton and we even had a surplus. Taxes went down under Bush and the country economy starts going downhill and bleeding jobs.
Big companies are at an all time greed profit over patriotism......... We went from a nation of builders to a nation of just buyers!!!!!!!

On that note China will find away around the problem. They usually do lol .
may be true but It's known that lowering taxes makes more money and raising them shuts things down and consolidates power.. Lowering taxes isn't going to hurt the economy lol and it surely isn't the reason were in or going into the greatest depression.... because they're being raised by obama property taxes you name it and things are getting worse and shutting down. Clinton signed the bill that let all the jobs go to china and obama used taxpayer money from the bailout to build GM volt factorys in china. China gets new clean coal power plants and ours get shut down so insiders can charge more for less power and say its for the earth

Most of the debt isnt ours its the bankers debt weve been signed onto. and the income tax money goes to pay that- the private fed reserve

It's all intentionally getting shut down believe it or not. the endless wars don't help the economy either. oil prices went up
 

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may be true but It's known that lowering taxes makes more money and raising them shuts things down and consolidates power.. Obama is raising them. Clinton signed the bill that let all the jobs go to china and obama used taxpayer money from the bailout to build GM volt factorys in china. China gets new clean coal power plants and ours get shut down so insiders can charge more for less power and say its for the earth

Most of the debt isnt ours its the bankers debt weve been signed onto. and the income tax money goes to pay that- the private fed reserve

It's all intentionally getting shut down believe it or not. the endless wars don't help the economy either. oil prices went up
Lol i can go on for days about this but I'll make this short and sweet. People need to read between the lines. It wouldn't have made a difference whom ever was or is presidejt. 1 this the age of global economics. Really check why the gas prices are up! Now for the real truth it's always been greed power and control. You wanna talk about coal look up Ludlow Colorado massacre. Wealthy getting even more while those poor coal miners were getting killed because they wanted better pay to take care of their families. Still going on till this day just not as extreme. I got nothing against wealth but man the system is screwed up.lol Hey i won't go on with this it's going way off topic. But you start cutting into investor's profits then someones got hell to pay.lol and guess who pays? Lol
 

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Hahaha. I listen to politics all day on the radio. But this is my off time and pocket bike talk time. :) and studying up on mods for my pb's. :)
 

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Lol i can go on for days about this but I'll make this short and sweet. People need to read between the lines. It wouldn't have made a difference whom ever was or is presidejt. 1 this the age of global economics. Really check why the gas prices are up! Now for the real truth it's always been greed power and control. You wanna talk about coal look up Ludlow Colorado massacre. Wealthy getting even more while those poor coal miners were getting killed because they wanted better pay to take care of their families. Still going on till this day just not as extreme. I got nothing against wealth but man the system is screwed up.lol Hey i won't go on with this it's going way off topic. But you start cutting into investor's profits then someones got hell to pay.lol and guess who pays? Lol
saddam was selling oil for cheap which is mostly why they wanted him out so they can cut down the supply and sell for more. I was just talking about how obama is making things worse whether or not you think it matters. I'll look into that ludlow colorodo massacre but I hope you're not suggesting that socialism is the answer. You can say clean coals bad but so is globalists shutting down their competition so you pay more for less while saying its for the earth.
 

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The economy is why I am afraid to get out of the Marine Corps, and why I've raised my hand to go to the sand box in the past.
Thank you for your service! :)
 

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saddam was selling oil for cheap which is mostly why they wanted him out so they can cut down the supply and sell for more. I was just talking about how obama is making things worse whether or not you think it matters. I'll look into that ludlow colorodo massacre but I hope you're not suggesting that socialism is the answer. You can say clean coals bad but so is globalists shutting down their competition so you pay more for less while saying its for the earth.
listen things been going bad... This country has been going down the slippery slope for a long time. Obama get's in he didn't fix the years of decline fast enough so he has been painted as the worst president in history.lol socialism heck no! I'm saying stop robbing the hard working people blind! I have seen quite a bit with big companies and small. You wanna talk about some crooks and idiots.lol Insurance companies oh boy!!!!! My wife's an accountant so i see some the book cooking they do..... I'v worked
Or some companies that, you wouldn't believe the things.lol oh and realestate i can write a short book on that. I can't go on because then the hole gets deeper then i have to explain certain things. Anyway back on topic for me.
 
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