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Old 02-17-2013, 04:16 PM   #1
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F800GS tires in Central America - Costa Rica?

Hi all. I am currently riding in Central America on my 2011 F8GS and looking for rear tire. Heidenau K60 Scout if at all possible. But at this point I am willing to consider all options. Could not find in Guatemala or Panama City. Heading to San Jose this week and sort of desparate. Any help is very much appreciated.

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Old 02-17-2013, 05:56 PM   #2
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Well, there's the BMW Motorrad Dealer in San Jose. Great bunch and extremely helpful. You could contact the BMW CR Club for their advice. Contact http://www.costaricabmwtours.com/ They rent GS's and surely stock tires. If you can't get tires in CR, somethings wrong with you!
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:25 PM   #3
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Finding Tires in Costa Rica

I can't help you, but I suggest that you Google "BMW motorcycle rental Costa Rica". You will get several links to motorcycle tour outfits that use the big bikes. I'm sure that they know where to get tires or can help you out (maybe at a premium price).

You probably won't get the exact tire that you want, but a more cost effective alternative. I'd guess that you will have little choice on what you can buy, but it will work out fine.

Warning about getting around in San Jose - they really don't have regular street addresses, so take extra time to understand how to get where you want. Of course, by now you are probably experts in wading through incomprehensible and incorrect instructions.

Good Luck

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Old 02-18-2013, 08:30 AM   #4
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:52 PM   #5
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You can get Heidenau in San Salvador with fellow inmate marior97 .
PM me , if yoy need his contact info .
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:02 PM   #6
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This is the Heidenau (amongst other things) place in San Salvador and his proud owner, Mario



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Old 02-19-2013, 09:01 PM   #7
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This is the Heidenau (amongst other things) place in San Salvador and his proud owner, Mario





Mario is the guy on the right
Great mechanics shop too

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