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Old 12-11-2012, 07:13 AM   #1
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Urgent! Heidenau tires in Houston?

My buddy and I just rode in to Houston from Toronto. Frankly, I was expecting the weather to be warmer here than in the great white north.
We both need a tire swap before heading out to Costa Rica.
Where can we find a good shop that would stick the Heidenau and do the swap? Cheers Danny
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:20 AM   #2
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"...sell the Heidenau." Damn you, autocorrect.
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:32 AM   #3
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Your first mistake was riding to Houston
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:15 AM   #4
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Pop in at any of the bike shops you can find in the yellow pages in Houston or any of the cities you happen to travel by and see what kind of round black things are available then pick something from the assortment.. Or head over to San Antonio, do the same routine or visit Alamo Cycle and see what they have for you.
It is winter now, the Texans do not bake in 40C weather all the time y'know.Be prepared for some more really cool weather a long way down south of the border too.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:45 PM   #5
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I suggest hitting a Cycle Gear (large chain with several stores in the Houston area). They mount tires fairly cheaply.
Order TKC80 tires from them online ahead of time - ship to store. They will give good miles on smaller bikes.
I've gotten more than 10k from a rear with 95% onroad riding.

They will also mount anything you bring to them.

Houston does suck, but offers most all services and products.
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:45 PM   #6
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contact moto amore . they are the importer and will tell you who sells in that area.
http://www.moto-amore.com/
2983 Lafayette Street Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:57 PM   #7
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Thanks for the info guys. Ended up getting them from Gulf Coast BMW. An awesome bunch of folks. Put almost 1800 km on them in the past 3 days including about 600 in the rain and 20 on gravel. Way into Mexico now. Cheers.
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