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Old 2 Sep 2012
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Place to buy motorcycle clothing in Istanbul

Hello,

someone knows a good place to buy motorcycle clothing in Istanbul?It is for a woman size 38.Mabye we can get something second hand.She has there gear in Spain and UPS want to have 700,00 Euro to sent it to Istanbul and later you have to pay customs.

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Hello,

I'm in Istanbul at the moment, probably leaving in the next few days but I've had to find a few motorbike shops too. I'm staying in Kadikoy so everywhere I've found so far is on that side of Istanbul.

There's a group of shops in this area:
https://maps.google.com.au/maps?q=40...num=1&t=m&z=17

And on the other side of the highway here:
https://maps.google.com.au/maps?q=40...num=1&t=h&z=15

I think I have those locations correct. Either way, if you end up somewhere there you'll find motorbike shops.

At the first point is a lot of gear shops, a big KTM dealer, and a few workshops. The biggest gear shop I saw was there, but I'm unsure of the name now, It's next door to the honda service place, I think it was called moto plus or something, nothing here is far from anything else though.

At the second point are some more shops mostly selling bikes, but there is some gear about too. And curiously the distributor for oxford heated grips is there too, but didn't have stock (I was looking to replace the control unit).

There are mechanics all over this area too, but I have heard workmanship is sub-par...

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Some showcase clothings,waterproof jacket,mont,helmets available at the club and a big shop for motobike clothing about 5 km. away.We are very close to ─░stanbul forum shopping mall..In addition, if you find it hard to enter city center by a big bike,can keep your bike at our club garage free and do some maintaince if needed..most tools available besides welcome drinks and adventure talks..

Wish you all the best.
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