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mechanic in barnyaul

Hi. So as my bike continues to fall apart, im faced with an electrical/ignition issue that i cannot properly diagnose. I can ride (except washboard), and am in Ulaangom, heading West. I heard that there's a good mechanic in Barnyaul - i have the gps coordinates.

Is he likely able to deal with electrics (im assuming its a loose wire/cap if lucky, faulty ECU if not), or do i need to look for a specialized BMW dealer? (The closest is Almaty, and after 4 weeks of trying to set up a time to see them, they dont seem to want to serve me).

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The bmw dealer in Almaty is useless and has has no diagnostic tools. They are in the bike selling business not tge servicing and repair business.

Go to Victor in Barnaul. If he cant fix it then revisit the question. The answer will still not be Almaty bmw
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This is Victor ,, Walter is talking about ,, originally mentioned by Tony ,,

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Also go hang out at the "Biker Bar" downtown Barnaul ,, a great bar-restaurant in the basement ,, owned by the Barnaul chapter president,, Yuri and his wife.
These guys gave me great welcome last year at the 2012 Siberian Biker Festival there.

Also not too far from there a great titty bar ,, 30 dollars a pop.. had fun .. and real Dom. One dancer kept saying ,, stay stay ,, you are a beautiful man. Glad I didn't believe her.
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Thanks, thats a pretty clear damming of Almaty BMW then - i'll go look Victor up.
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Hi Phillip, Viktor is on holidays. He might be back on Monday, but it's not certain. Tomorrow we will be changing the oil and tires there, so if we have more info I'll post. Cheers, Greg

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