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Motorcycle dealers/shops/repair outside Reykjavik?

I'll be travelling around Iceland this summer, greatly looking forward to some F-roads and astarpungar.

I'm preparing for the trip now, and it seems there are hardly any motorcycle dealerships, shops and/or repair options to be found outside of Reykjavik. Does anyone have recommendations, f.i. in Akureyri or anywhere really?

And if you might know of a great place to stay/visit, please don't hold back
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Akureyri is a pretty big community, it's kind of the "hub of the north" in Iceland.

I have never ridden a moto there, but I've been to Akureyri many times ferrying aircraft trans-Atlantic. It's a nice community, quite large. I would be surprised if you were not able to find a motorcycle service facility there.

Keep in mind, though, that the entire population of Iceland is only 375,000 people. That's about the same as the population of Utrecht. Don't expect moto service facilities to have parts (or tires) in stock for your bike, parts will probably need to be air-freighted in. That may take a couple of days.

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Hi,

My first thought is ¨why do you need such a dealer or shop ?¨
If you make sure your moto is in good condition before the start of your trip, you shouldn´t need a dealer or shop and just enjoy your trip.
I think there are no dealers and shops only for moto´s, but I don´t have experience with moto´s. I think every car repair workshop could help you out if something needs to be done.
I also doubt you would like to buy things or get things repaired in Iceland if it isn´t really necessary; everything will be much more expensive than in other countries.

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