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Finding a bike in Kazakhstan

Hey everyone,
I'm living/teaching in Aktau, Kazakhstan. I'm going through motorcycle withdrawal 9left my AT in Canada. I want to find something reasonably priced, preferably second hand, to explore the country on. I'm thinking maybe a Ural with or without a sidecar, or a decent dual sport machine.
Anyone have any local connections or know of a bike up for sale?
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Hey everyone,
I'm living/teaching in Aktau, Kazakhstan. I'm going through motorcycle withdrawal 9left my AT in Canada. I want to find something reasonably priced, preferably second hand, to explore the country on. I'm thinking maybe a Ural with or without a sidecar, or a decent dual sport machine.
Anyone have any local connections or know of a bike up for sale?
Cheers
I will have some AT for rent in Sept. Location: Kyrgyzstan. Selling also possible.
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Hopefully I will have a bike before that, but if not, I may give you a call then.
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shops in Almaty

This thread mentions some shops in Almaty.
Don't know if they have anything you may be interested in, but it may be a place to start looking...
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...ndations-36531

But, are there any roads from Almaty to Aktau (on the Caspian sea, right?)?
I have never seen a map that shows more than simple tracks to Aktau.
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