yknotryd said:If you send the bike your cousin will get HAMMERED in taxes! I moved to Austria and had my 5 yr old hardtail Trek (est. value posted as $500) sent out by my dad and I got charged over 400 Euro before they would let my bike out of customs. You get total f-ed with taxes here. And now the Czech Republic is part of the EU so I'm sure it is the same deal. The best way is to take it with you when you visit (in a plastic travel bike box) or have him pick it up and don't claim it on arrival. I had no problem doing this with my new bike I just bought in the States this spring.