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Old 31 Mar 2009
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BMW Mechanic South London

I have an 1150GSA and am looking for a good BMW bike mechanic/garage somewhere near Peckham, south London.

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I know Neil here, in Kingston (BMW specialist. Link a bit broken: try again in a few days) or Dave here (general bike mechanic: not Brand specific.

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+1 on Neil - he's 'Steptoe' on UKGSER.com
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what about Bracken on St James Rd, off Old Kent Rd. They now deal mainly with KTM but always used to deal with BMW. Paul the mechanic knows everything there is to know about beemers
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+1 for Steptoe. He is updating gsshop.co.uk so you can contact him at harrisonbmw@supanet.com
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I live in Camberwell and use 2 dependent on jobs required

Mark Holden in Bromley-very effecient, ex BMW mechanic, has all latest diagnostic tools, next day BMW parts etc-good prices...
020 8464 4400


or for smaller bits and bobs-albeit a very good mechanic, good bloke and great bikers own den style workshop in Penge...
Dave Wilkins- 020 8249 7940. Dave is alos happy for you to watch and learn!

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Thanks everyone for your help.

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Jap and German ... in Bermondsey ... very close... and despite the name they are 80+% BMW
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Mark Holden in Bromley-very effecient, ex BMW mechanic, has all latest diagnostic tools, next day BMW parts etc-good prices...
020 8464 4400
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Well recommended.
I dropped my R1100GS into him last month with an intermittant fault.
I had never used him before.
He spent 4 days tracing the problem to a Hall sensor; charged me for the sensor and only a token for labour.

Bike has run perfectly since.
He also tidied up a few other bits and pieces.
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+1 for Steptoe. He is updating gsshop.co.uk so you can contact him at harrisonbmw@supanet.com
new website up and running www.gsshop.biz latest diagnostic equipment able to do 1200 service resets and electronic damping fault reading plus two loan bikes ( free) etc.

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+1 for Mark Holden in Bromley - diagnostic etc really up to date and Dave Wilkins in Penge
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I can give another big thumbs up to Mark Holden in Bromley. He's good at sharing tips and tricks for you to make your own repairs and was a great help to me when I was preparing for a trip.

I bought a bike from Jap & German in Bermondsey and I think I could safely rate my experience with them as "underwhelming"
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