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Your message would seem less biaised if you avoided the use of superlatives like "Anyone who s been to".
Until I read the latest posts I was unaware that you had been there and had a bad experience. I'm biased because in my total of a year in S. America, during which I met many many moto travellers, I didn't come across one who was less than at least happy with their DM experience.
Originally Posted by Vorteks
What suits your expectations might not suit everybody's:
I had no expectations. When I contacted the Bs As community from the UK in 2003 with an innocent enquiry, I thought I might get a one line answer, if I was lucky. I got one reply, much much more helpful and comprehensive than I could have dreamt, and made a beeline for the senders' emporium (not then a hostel) as soon as my plane landed. No prizes for guessing where.
Originally Posted by Vorteks
the intervention of several travellers with less enthusiastic feedbacks on this thread is an evidence.
Slight exagerration here Phillipe. Apart from the thread initiator, eight people have posted; five have supported DM; two are neutral (at least one of whom is in competion with Javi) and you're the eighth.
It's a real shame that, for whatever reason, your experience was bad. I also would be pleased to share a or two with you if our tyre tracks cross. Tesch (sorry Grant: rude word!) next year?
This thread needs some lurrrve !
Come on chaps - let's be having some latitudes and longitudes, names, phones, emails and addresses of useful places like mechanics, tyre shops etc for all to benefit from when they come to your town or elsewhere!
"I will personally vouch for Dakar Motos and Javier" ,
TED, if Javier provides unsatisfactory service to someone will you reinburse them?????
this is getting tiring and boring.......
yes I know, I'm partly to blame.
Sure, ill take that bet !
And yes, you are getting tiresome and boring for the majority of us.
Come on Ted...- that's just 'fuelling the fire' -
Here is another place to find tyres courtesy of Waterfox- CYCLE GOM : .
The original post was requesting info as where to get tyres-
It seems to have got into a a bit of a 'bun fight' so let's close it and be nice to each other
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