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Lightbulb Costa Rican Information & Advice Sought...

Hi all...
I am meeting some friends who are on a RTW trip. Tommy & Rosa from Germany. They stayed with me in San Francisco for a week and I really enjoyed them so SO much. So much that I have decided to fly down to Costa Rica and meet them.

While there I am wondering if anyone can recommend a place to rent a motorcycle. I am traveling with a friend and will be needing to rent 1 - 2 more bikes. Please someone give me a reference..

I am also wondering if anyone here might have a home someplace in costa rica that they would like to rent for a week. Or knows of someplace that we should stay without question... I would like to treat Tommy & Rosa to a vacation within their RTW by getting a house for week while in Costa Rica..

Ideas!!! Ideas Please..

And if your in or near SF or every passing through. I LOVE having guests...


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I'd enthusiastically recommend mototourscostarica.com, based in Atenas, west of San Jose. They rent well-prepped KTM640s and 450s, and their manager Paul is a chirpy expert on Costa Rican roads and trails.

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Hi,
As Dan says, I live here in Costa Rica and run a motorcycle touring business. So as not to sound like an ad, let me just say we've helped a number of travelers over the years, no matter what they ride. Sometimes it's steering head bearings or a flat tire. Sometimes it's find a place to stay for awhile. Contact me at mototourscr@racsa.co.cr

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Hi motogirl
Hope you are having a great time in costa rica, I'm living in san fran in the sunset area, planning a south america tour next year. let us know if you wanna meet up and talk bikes as I'm still new to this area, give us a shout.
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