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Old 16 Jun 2012
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Motorbike and Camping store's in Southern California???

Hi,

I will be landing in Los Angales California on the 21st of June and will have a few days down time while waiting for my bike to get here.

Do any of you know where I can get quality camping gear, dry-bags, travel cup and a few more bits?

Also looking for a MC shop, for a new lid and gloves.

Will be heading for Mexico within a week of arrival, any one heading that way?
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Hi,

I will be landing in Los Angales California on the 21st of June and will have a few days down time while waiting for my bike to get here.

Do any of you know where I can get quality camping gear, dry-bags, travel cup and a few more bits?

Also looking for a MC shop, for a new lid and gloves.

Will be heading for Mexico within a week of arrival, any one heading that way?
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Thanks Bruce,

REI seems to have all the camp gear im after, fair play
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REI is the best for quality and selection. Do you have transport on arrival? If so head for Chaparral Motorsports in San Bernardino or Malcolm Smith's in Riverside. Hour and a half out of LA, but both a great one-stop-shop for gear. Wide selection....LA has London , big city pricing. There is also a big dealer in the vicinity of LAX, but high priced. If you have trouble bike-wise, my brother owns a mobile bike repair including a dyno. Let me know and I'll hook you up....cheers, Bill
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REI is the best for quality and selection. Do you have transport on arrival? If so head for Chaparral Motorsports in San Bernardino or Malcolm Smith's in Riverside. Hour and a half out of LA, but both a great one-stop-shop for gear. Wide selection....LA has London , big city pricing. There is also a big dealer in the vicinity of LAX, but high priced. If you have trouble bike-wise, my brother owns a mobile bike repair including a dyno. Let me know and I'll hook you up....cheers, Bill

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I will rent a car for a couple of days, so will get to have a look at those stores.

If I need any bike work done , I will be in touch
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