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Old 24 Jan 2012
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Panama: Price of Pirelli MT60

Just to keep this thread going:
I was looking for some Michelin Anakee2 for two days in Panama City. No luck.
Finally I got me another set of Pirelli MT60 for the BMW 1200GSA today at [url=http://www.mphmotopartes.com/]MPH
Front 100/90-19 US$ 77
Rear 140/80-17 US$ 133

BTW, the BMW dealership does not (!) stock any tires. And the place where they sent me to get Michelins is not a shop but a warehouse - no-one around. I went there twice, no luck. When I was at mph (the only brand they sell is Pirelli) two days ago I was told they didn't have anything my size. When I was there again today they suddenly found the ones I needed. Lesson learned: don't trust a sales person in Panama. Make them allow you to go into the warehouse and have a look-see yourself!
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Pirelli are smart and gaining a lot of sales in Latin America.
Prices are coming down on Pirellis at many bike shops in Mexico, the new Pirelli plant is now open for business in Mexico and that means more savings and availability. They used to be pricey, now they are much cheaper.
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Pirelli MT60 MT90 Tyre Prices Lima 2012

I just bought a rear tyre from Desert Sport - Honda in Miraflores (460-480 Narcissa Colina, Miraflores).

Tyres here (Peru) are very reasonably priced, slightly more costly than in Bolivia though.

Here are the prices in Soles quoted for Pirelli MT60 and MT90:

MT90 Scorpion 120/90/17 (64S): 215.35
MT90 Scorpion 90/90/21 (54V): 142.57
MT60 90/90/21 (54T): 137.05

MT60 120/90/17 they did not have.

They did have a range of other sizes including size 18.

Changing the tyre was an extra 20 Soles.

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Checked out for Pirelli MT60 / MT90s in Barranquilla Colombia today. Eventually found a place with an MT60 120/90/17 in size. (Though didn't check any Honda dealer directly yet)

The marked price was 215000.00COP but the guy offered it at 180000.00COP
This translates to about 100USD

The tyres looked fine, only noticed that the TWI imprints on the sidewalls were a bit faint or distorted but I recon this is likely a factory batch defect of no consequence. (I cannot imagine there is a big market for counterfeit MT60s...)

This was in the bike district around intersections Carrera 43/44 and Calle around-mid-40s. Going to check out a Honda mechanic in the same area, recommended to me by a local friend and fellow biker.
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2x MT60 18"/21" $US 120 in Sucre Bolivia Then two dollers to fit them.
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got tyres here for you in antigua guatemala, no worries guys.
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got tyres here for you in antigua guatemala, no worries guys.
Cool we will be down to see you for a front 21" for Maya, our MT21 in evaporating in the heat.

Where can we find you?, we will be in Cuba for a couple or 3 weeks ish then heading across to Guatemala for Spanish in Xela.

We are currently in Playa Del Carmen.

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i am in Antigua , ask for Taz. 2nd avenida sur #16
i have a MT21 waiting for you, i have scorpions too ,if you want to change profile.
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Heidenau in Mexico

Has anyone been able to get Heidenau in Mexico or am I being
way to picky ?
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I don't know about Mexico, but you can get Heidenau in Guatemala and even cheaper in El Salvador .
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Any suggestions of places in particular I should look for heidenau in Guatemala, I'm planning a week in Lago de Atitlan for spanish lessons and go to visit Antigua and maybe Guatemala City ?
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Bavaria Motors (BMW) in Guate city or contact fellow inmate marior97 on ADV for tires in San Salvador ; he has the better price

BTW, Spanish classes are better in Antigua then in San Pedro ; there are also much more options for day rides out of Antigua then from the lake .
But don't get me wrong, the lake is spectacular !! I was just talking about Spanish lessons
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lesson learned

Thank you very much guaterider for the info
I will start a account at ADV and contact him.
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This is the FB link for the Heidenau place in San Salvador

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i am in Antigua , ask for Taz. 2nd avenida sur #16
i have a MT21 waiting for you, i have scorpions too ,if you want to change profile.
Cheers

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Heya Taz

We only need to get to Bogota where we will change the rear out and prolly zap a new front K60 then too (I like those ).

Being a local what do you recommended for CA road surface we will encounter?

We will be another week and a half in Mex then a week in Belize then to Guatemala to school up on Spanish, look forward to meeting you guys.

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