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Servicing the bike in Volgograd and Barnaul

Hi!

I am riding from Barcelona to Ulaanbaatar this summer, I have worked out that I will need to service my bike when I get to Volgograd (and have the tires I'll be carrying fit) and then again in Barnaul.

I will spend at least a couple of days visiting Volgograd, but I don't want to spend too long in Barnaul. Do you know of any good mechanics/garages in those cities I can use?

I can also do the servicing myself, so if you know of anyone who would be willing to provide the space, that would also be welcome

By the way, the bike is a 2007 Suzuki DL650 V-Strom.

Many thanks!!

p.s. If you can also recommend cheap accommodation, it'd be great
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Grab Walters waypoints from the stickied thread above. It has mechanics listed all over the place. In Barnaul you Viktor - Motohaus.
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Grab Walters waypoints from the stickied thread above. It has mechanics listed all over the place. In Barnaul you Viktor - Motohaus.
Thanks! I just finished installing the GPS cradle on the bike this weekend, as soon as I have time I'll get down to it.
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Yes there are mechanics waypoints for both Barnaul and Volgograd in the waypoints. Both are well recommended.

There are also many affordable hotels waypointed.
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