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Old 9 Aug 2005
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New Tyres in Costa Rica.

I was wondering if anybody knows a decent place in Costa Rica to get tyres changed? We've done about 6000 miles from Los Angeles to Honduras, and reckon there's 1000 miles or so left in them.

So if anybody knows a place to lay our hands on some 21" and 17" enduro tyres (Pirelli mt61/Metzler Enduro etc.) then please let me know, else I suspect I'll be riding round and round San Jose, Sweating and bouncing from truck to truck

Thanks.

Will
Utila, Honduras.
http://www.wrongwayround.com
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Hi Guys,
In San Jose go no further than the Breymann Motorcycle shop. You find his address and tel.no. in the phone book. It's not easy to find. You can hire a taxi and ask him to be your guide. Pay him the fare, or course. Breymann has a wide choice of enduro tires. If he doesn't have one you like in stock, he can get it for you elsewhere. He's been in business a long time. (see also my entry above)
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Affordable tyres (can you believe it!) in costa rica

While wandering around San Hose looking for a curry restaurant (which turned out to be on the other side of the city!) we came across Autoruespuestos Cheng.

Although primarily a car parts outlet the shop is divided neatly in two for both cars and bikes. We managed to pick up a couple of rear Pirelli MT60s (130-80 17") for only £68 each, including 10% off for buying two!

We had previously heard of horror stories of $200-$300 a tyre, in Panama City we recently met a Swiss rider who spent a whopping $800 on two heidenau k60 in Costa Rica! Ouch!

Anyway, its worth giving these guys a try they looked well stocked with brake pads, filters, bits bobs and having 4 stores across the city meant one of their outlets probably has the missing item you are looking for.

Autorepuestos Cheng
Avenida 10
Between Calles 12 - 14 (Closer to 12)

Tel 2233-8989 or 2233-0469

Tonight the hunt for the Taj Mahal continues!

Chris & Chloe
BUENOS AIRES to VANCOUVER | Chris, Chloe & two motorbikes across South, Central & North America
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