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Where to find tires in Panama?

Hey guys, I am looking for dual sport tires in Panama City right now and I have not been able to find the inexpensive ones (non dealer) in my size. I have located a front tire (Kenda) that will fit but is slightly too narrow.

I have a BMW F650 and the rear tire is 130/80/17 and the front tire is 100/90/17 I think.


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On the one way street that goes to the BMW dealer, just before you get to the BMW, there´s a suzuki or Kawasaki dealer on the corner with ? maybe it´s Ave Brazil ?, turn left and go up the hill about a block or two and on the left there´s a place called MPH. They had a rear tire for my R100GS a couple of weeks ago and were really friendly and it lokked like they would know where to go if they can´t help you.
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Thanks for your help runnoft. Unfortunately I already went to all the places you mentioned today and had no luck. MPH does carry a Kenda tire for my front tire, but it is looking like I will have to buy the back one from the dealer.
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near voyager hostel el congrejo

go down the hill til the end of the street ,i think its via argentina ,the cinema is there some where,turn left as it a t junction ,then 5 to 10 minutes walk on the right is a bike shop ,they had a tyre that fitted my klr650
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go down the hill til the end of the street ,i think its via argentina ,the cinema is there some where,turn left as it a t junction ,then 5 to 10 minutes walk on the right is a bike shop ,they had a tyre that fitted my klr650
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KLR´s use a 16 inch rear tire right? I have been able to find those. I have not been able to find a 17 inch 130/80.
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KLR 650 rear tire is 130/80-17
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yeah dude that is right 17 inch

same as yours, it's not a minibike,lol
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Check out bike shops around the world. I posted there about a great mechanic in Panama City. He won't have the tires but he will definetly help you find the right tire for the right price. Great guy, CONTACT HIM! He will make things easy for you, I promise. Tell Antonio I said hi.
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