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Tyres - Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia

Can anyone advise where they have bought tyres to fit a BMW R80 GS in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia. Leaving on the 1st and am still wondering if I need to carry tyres, or if I can buy some on the way. We have 2 BMW's and are riding to Vladivostok.

Anyone with recent experience please share your throughts.

Or has anyone freighted tyres to a location and picked them up along the way? How much did that cost and where there any problems?

Any advice would be great.

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In Kazakhstan you can get tyres via "My Town Moto" in Almaty (At Timuryazava - Baytursunove) - look out for the Ural on the roof

In Russia most big towns have bike shops - in Siberia try NBS Motor in Novosibirsk (www.nbsmotor.ru). Will go to the Ukraine in a few days, and as for Mongolia I never made it that far. Bugger.
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