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    Re: Buying from the EU

    Quote Originally Posted by bricrewe View Post
    I'll be getting stung on stuff from alpha working out just over 20% with ups must have a handle charge aswel
    Did you end up paying the full price on the Alpha site plus UK VAT / Import Duty / Admin charge or was the price reduced when you checked-out on the Alpha site?

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    Re: Buying from the EU

    Paid full price on site, its literally just been delivered now £59.60 i had to pay. On an order of €256.72

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    Re: Buying from the EU

    Feck. Maybe anow we're back to bulk importers who can leverage economis of scale.

    Fortis and Phil Crowe both bring in significant stock from Alpha.

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    Re: Buying from the EU

    Quote Originally Posted by alex View Post
    Feck. Maybe anow we're back to bulk importers who can leverage economis of scale.

    Fortis and Phil Crowe both bring in significant stock from Alpha.

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    thats really bad for consumer, as both are lazy and charge extra fees

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    Re: Buying from the EU

    I’ve just had to pay £72 on a £262 purchase to UPS from Italy, what a ******* joke.

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    Re: Buying from the EU

    But they got the best deal and put us in the driving seat? LOL

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    Re: Buying from the EU

    Interesting article. Written about clothing but applicable to all motorcycling gear.

    https://www.motolegends.com/reviews/...gear-in-Europe

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    Re: Buying from the EU

    Quote Originally Posted by JamieMac View Post
    Interesting article. Written about clothing but applicable to all motorcycling gear.

    https://www.motolegends.com/reviews/...gear-in-Europe
    Good article. Particularly like the ‘price of everything and value of nothing’ perspective.

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    Re: Buying from the EU

    https://amp.theguardian.com/politics...-up-shop-in-eu



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    Re: Buying from the EU

    Did people not expect this to happen once we were no longer part of the single market?

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