FAQ before you get your Chang Jiang 750!
you want Chinese food you go to a restaurants
where the Chinese go, well if you want a Chang
Jiang 750 go to where most of the locals in
Beijing go….Big Bill's Bikes”. No "bullshit"
just quality work and honest prices. Serving
Beijing's CJ750 community for close to two decades!
you live in or around Beijing check around and
find out why so many of the locals and expatriates
bikers like to visit our shop on the Jing Shun
Road for their Chang Jiang 750 sidecar. There
are about 20 shops in Beijing with various prices
and styles of Chang Jiang 750 sidecars. You
will find that Big Bill's Bikes has the best
quality Chang Jiang 750 sidecars. We offer incredible
customization and maintenance service, and most
importantly we have the same prices for locals
and foreigners. All our cost is itemized in
this website so print it out and do your research.
export customers, Big Bill's Bikes offers customized Chang
Jiang 750s from PLA military inventory. We are
one of the few PLA military sidecar motorcycle
distributors in Beijing that actually does our
own restorations. Check around then drop us
a line for a quotation on a customized Chang
Jiang 750 for your style.
have ridden Chang Jiang 750 sidecars for years
in China and want to help out other Chang Jiang
750 riders because it is a great community.
Over the years we have met many Chang Jiang
750 riders in Beijing, especially many expatriate
newcomers that have had some miserable experiences
upon first entering the Chang Jiang 750 community.
So, it is strongly advised to read through our
site and get on top of the learning curve. Know
the market value of a Chang Jiang 750 and set
your price, don’t buy a poorly put together
bike or overpay. Chang Jiang 750 sidecars are
very common motorcycles in Beijing and overall
in China so don't worry that they will become
extinct and there is no such thing as a one
of a kind Chang Jiang 750. There is no such
thing as a fake Chang Jiang 750!
our map to find all the dealers in town, we
are probably the only shop that will tell you
where we get our chrome, our polishing, and
who all the other dealers are and importantly
list all of our prices. This will let you will
be able to make an informed decision. Take your
time, research and look for an honest local
dealer that specializes in maintenance and I
am sure you will be helping him out by buying
a Chang Jiang 750 from them. If you really want
to spend some money, tip the guys working on
your Sidecar! Also interesting is my personal
experience in all buying a CJ750 sidecar.
you do get your Chang Jiang – RIDE
SLOWLY! Going fast is easy, stopping is not!
What should I look for when I am buying my Chang
Jiang 750 in Beijing?
is easy to put a Chang Jiang 750 together and
slap some paint on it. It is hard to maintain
a Chang Jiang 750 in excellent running condition
and also sort out problems of the Chang Jiang
750 such as electrical, transmission, engine,
you are going to be in Beijing for a while,
do not rush into a purchase, check around and
find out which shops are reliable. There are
quite a few honest shops and there are shops
for people with small brains and thick wallets,
and then their is also a non existent shop.
Look for a shop that specializes in repairing
Chang Jiang 750 sidecar and not just selling
them, you can usually tell by the amount of
Chang Jiang 750 sidecar being repaired versus
Chang Jiang 750 sidecar for sale. If there is
a line of local guys waiting for their bikes
to be fixed you know that shop is good at maintenance.
For many foreigners the Chang Jiang 750 is a
weekend toy, for many of the local guys, the
Chang Jiang 750 is their daily transportation.
Chang Jiang 750 sidecars are high maintenance
motorcycles and local bikers will know where
the best place it is to get them fixed so basically
follow the crowd. Take note of the shop, and
if they are professional and understand how
the Chang Jiang 750 works. Many shops will just
slap on new parts without ever trying to find
out the actual problem. There is no need to
overpay so shop around and go to an honest shop,
and if you really want to pay more, give a tip
to the guys working on your bike.
DO NOT BUY AN ILLEGAL BIKE. BRAND NEW
CJ750 WITH BEIJING PLATES ARE AVAILABLE.
Read more on owning a CJ750 in Beijing FAQ.
Questions to ask?
Is your dealer honest?
the shop have good repair and maintenance
is the reputation of the shop?
kind of warranty comes with the Chang Jiang
750 sidecar and how long?
the shop have many local customers?
the shop legally licensed to do business?
all your documents be taken care of?
the sidecar license and all relevant documents
sure the dealer has a shop so you can track
him down, trust me when I say this because
when you need them to fix your CJ750, he will
eternally be out of town or busy!
What should I consider when buying my Chang
Jiang 750 overseas?
are many shops selling Chang Jiang 750 on the
Internet with quite a great price range. Check
around and ask people especially locals Beijing
Chang Jiang 750 bikers as they know which shops
have the best service and quality workmanship.
There is always a risk of your Chang Jiang 750
being confiscated and crushed if U.S. customs
suspect it to be less than 25 years old. Not
to scare anyone off, as there are many Chang
Jiang 750 that are sent to the U.S.A. and other
countries everyday. However with any international
sales there is always a risk. You never know
what you will get till it reaches your door,
so there is no need to pay more than you really
have to. Check with your countries import regulations.
Is this a full time business or just a Third
Party selling/brokering sidecars?
of and sites that do not have a business address.
plenty of attention to details?
special modifications do you want to upgrade
your Chang Jiang 750?
additional spare parts come with my Chang
Jiang 750 purchase?
they test ride my Chang Jiang 750 sidecar
before shipping overseas?
out the reputation of your dealer especially
when you cannot physically be there? (there
are several excellent online sites to do this
are the prices of spare parts that you will
need to buy later on?
are you actually paying for?
an itemized list of costs and parts.
conservative, there is no need to risk more
money than needed as you will never know what
you get till the Chang Jiang 750 actually
the dealer a motorcycle builder, or does he
buys them from other shop?
Checking out a Chang Jiang 750?
Chang Jiang 750 sidecars, rebuilt Chang Jiang
750 sidecars, any Chang Jiang 750 sidecars as
long as the Chang Jiang 750 sidecar is put together
properly, it should be reliable and will give
you lots of fun. Our advice is it is best to
buy a Chang Jiang 750 sidecar from someone you
know, if possible. Or, if not, try to find a
Chang Jiang 750 that is has been well taken
care of by its previous owner or from a reputable
dealer. You do not want to be up in the mountains
somewhere or miles away from home and it breaks
down. If you are new to Beijing, give us a call
or drop us a line. Here are some pointers to
help you buy your Chang Jiang 750:
Has the Chang Jiang 750 been crashed? (look
at front fork, tire wear and frame)
the Chang Jiang 750 have a bent frame? (look
carefully at sidecar frame)
the Chang Jiang 750 have a bad engine? (listen
carefully for clicking noise)
there spray paint on many parts of the Chang
Jiang 750? (look closely at paint job)
the Chang Jiang 750 have too much bondo? (tap
the bucket body)
the Chang Jiang 750 have rust in the sidecar?
(look under the sidecar mat)
all the documents complete?
the shop selling me the Chang Jiang 750 actually
put it together himself?
long has the owner had the Chang Jiang 750?
(check on green registration book)
it over to our shop and we will give you an
opinion and also check the documents for you.
you have bought a CJ750 from a dealer with fake
plates (Hebei Plates) please note:
It is illegal to ride such vehicles.
police may confiscate the vehicle from you.
you are involved in an accident that is not
even your fault you will have to pay for it.
companies will sell you a policy but will
not pay out, because your CJ plates are fake,
and the documentation is not valid.
do not know the origin of the CJ, it may be
from a questionable source, i.e. such as one
that has been stolen and the VIN removed.
you are in an accident, the seller of this
vehicle is 100% responsible for your usage
including any claims or liabilities that may
your CJ gets stolen (which happens frequently)
you cannot even report it to the police.If
you already have a CJ750 with fake plates,
we recommend that you return it to the shop
and get your money back or have them register
it for you if they do not, call the police.
2003,2005 CJ750 with legally registered Beijing
"Jing A" plates list price is only
by Chang Jiang 750 riders for Chang Jiang 750