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Spare parts in Laos

Anyone know if there is anywhere I can get a new chain for a Honda Transalp? Mines done 25k km and I think it needs to be changed. It is making such an awful noise that I am worried it will snap soon.

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if you haven't found it yet, ask anyone in vientiane with a Baja 250 for a guy called Fuak and he will help you. you can also check out the bike rental opposite the krop chai doe near the fountain and ask thierry. cheers
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Hey,

Mr Fuak is the best guy in Vientiane he's got most things in his tiny workshop. you will be able to find his address on GT - rider web site or just ask any expat on a bike to shop you. If he doesn't have it, he maybe able to help you source it from Thailand. The option you have is getting it sent over from Thailand - again GT-rider has all the information. PhnomPehn is another place you can get heaps of motorbike gear/parts from if you can hold out until then! In the mean time.... don't load up bike up too much and take it real easy over the bumps! I've travelled a long way on the last notch!
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