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Old 09-22-2014, 11:57 AM   #1
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BRP - where to get a tire?

Just arrived in Waynseboro, VA on my 04 1150 GSA. The 600 miles from Michigan wore the rear TKC more than expected. I thought it would last for this ride but maybe not. Going to ride the blue ridge parkway north to south this afternoon and then tomorrow.

Any recommendations of where to get a dual sport tire installed somewhere along the BRP? Preferably a Tourance, K60 or similar.

All help appreciated.
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Old 09-22-2014, 12:02 PM   #2
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Check with Frontline Eurosport near Roanoke, VA. (540) 387-9780

EDIT: Frontline is closed today. Check with Star City Powersports also in Roanoke (540) 366-8500

If you think you can make it the whole way to Asheville, Eurosport Asheville is good. (828) 255-6600
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Old 09-22-2014, 12:09 PM   #3
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Not in VA, I called all the shops from Roanoke north and none of the had anything like that in stock. Good luck.
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Old 09-22-2014, 12:19 PM   #4
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You might try Fun Cycles in Valdese, NC. 828 874-4680. They are 40 mins off the Parkway.
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Old 09-22-2014, 02:03 PM   #5
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Just arrived in Waynseboro, VA on my 04 1150 GSA. The 600 miles from Michigan wore the rear TKC more than expected. I thought it would last for this ride but maybe not. Going to ride the blue ridge parkway north to south this afternoon and then tomorrow.

Any recommendations of where to get a dual sport tire installed somewhere along the BRP? Preferably a Tourance, K60 or similar.

All help appreciated.
call Anton in Charlottesville. he sometimes carries tires http://www.largiader.com

there is Wayne's Cycles in Waynesboro. http://waynecycle.com

A BMW shop in Lynchburg http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/1825/M...ey-Motors.aspx
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Old 09-22-2014, 02:53 PM   #6
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Wheelers in Robbinsville is not too far from the parkway and they do lots of tires.

http://wheelersperformance.com/
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Old 09-22-2014, 05:31 PM   #7
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I would try Wheeler's.....they come highly recommended!
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Old 09-22-2014, 05:34 PM   #8
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I have a couple of take offs in my basement. You have to go north though. I am 20 minutes from Skyline Dr in Culpeper, VA

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Old 09-22-2014, 06:19 PM   #9
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Thanks for all the leads guys. Staying in Roanoke tonight. Going to call around in the morning. Hopefully someone local has something. I can probably do another 500+ miles though. No threads showing yet!
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Frontline will be open in the morning. They will have something for you.
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Old 09-22-2014, 06:20 PM   #11
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Not in VA, I called all the shops from Roanoke north and none of the had anything like that in stock. Good luck.
Wow. I do appreciate the effort JTucker.
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Old 09-22-2014, 06:22 PM   #12
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I'll be up to the va section of the BRP Thurs if you strike out elsewhere. Can pick one up in Greensboro at BMW dealer and bring with me.
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Old 09-22-2014, 06:34 PM   #13
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Looks like Frontline Eurosports is only 6 miles from my hotel. I will try them first in the morning.
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Any recommendations of where to get a dual sport tire installed somewhere along the BRP? Preferably a Tourance, K60 or similar.

All help appreciated.
MR Motorcycle in Asheville is just a few minutes off the Parkway and they stock the Tourance in a couple of sizes. I've bought two motorcycles from them, they're fun people. Bonus is they're within walking distance of Juicy Lucy's - the bison burger with feta and some sweet potato fries is *wow*
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While in Roanoke, hit Mill Mountain Coffee for a really good cup of Joe. Great people. Also insider a couple of hot dogs at the Texas Tavern if you are still around for lunch.
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