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Old 22 May 2015
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Fairbanks, tyres and the Dalton

We're headed for Prudhoe, been riding since Ushuaia. Somewhere I read that there's a bike shop in Fairbanks that will fit you some suitable tyres for the Dalton and on your return they take them off and put your own tyres back on (for a charge). Can't find it anywhere now. Can anyone help?
Will also need a motor oil and filter change. BMW GSA (2010)
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fairbanks shop

try asking your question on the expedition portal.
not really sure you need to change your tires though.
so whats next!!! africa maybe


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You can try Adventure Cycleworks.
Pre order & pay & they will fit them when you arrive

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907-457-4259
dans40xc@hotmail.com
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try asking your question on the expedition portal.
not really sure you need to change your tires though.
so whats next!!! africa maybe


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kp
Hi kpredator
maybe. Might need a while to recover from this one first. 7 months on the road today. 58 yrs old and starting feel it. Hey ho, better than being at work though
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You can try Adventure Cycleworks.
Pre order & pay & they will fit them when you arrive

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907-457-4259
dans40xc@hotmail.com
Thanks Bucket1960. That's really good especially the contact info.
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You can try Adventure Cycleworks.

Pre order & pay & they will fit them when you arrive



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Dan Armstrong

907-457-4259

dans40xc@hotmail.com

Good folks there at Adventure Cycleworks. They will get you set up with new tires quickly and seem to be open all hours of the day and night even though they are a small shop working out of a home garage. They can do many types of maintainance like oil changes. They will even store your extra stuff to lighten your load up the Dalton and wash the calcium chloride off your bike when you get back.

When I was up there a couple of years ago Dan told me that they realize that Alaska is often a once in a lifetime trip and people have limited vacation time so they don't want people to sit around for a long time waiting for service.

Just good folks!


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Thanks

Thanks mpenner. The word on the street seems to be Dan at Cycleworks (even got it off a guy outside our motel in Glennallen yesterday so must be good).
Cheers all.
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