mtb101 wrote:saw that don't think it's accurate. I only paid custom charges, gst, shipping on my boardman from the uk. I know there's an official statement/definition somewhere on customs site.
I just read the customs site Bikes are definitely duty-able. Item number 8712 covers bike parts which is covered by item 50 of schedule 4, which prescribes the rate. (Unicycles are also specifically covered.)