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Offline BlackBeast

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Arriving 2010
« on: June 18, 2009, 06:19:02 am »
Hello,
I'm an ex-South African, now live in Canada.  My wife and I start a 2 year trip in 2010 and plan on flying our bikes in.  Wanted to check on where's the best place to get tyres in the Jo'burg area.  As I still have family in SA, I also thought of sending 2 sets ahead of time - wanted to check on what you guy's suggest in terms of cost wise.
We ride DR650's, not that it matters but will be looking for TKC 80's and a set of Gripsters for the paved sections.

Offline Aicorner

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Re: Arriving 2010
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2009, 07:17:20 am »
The Jo'burg people only wake up later 'coz its moer cold there this time of year, but you will get plenty of opinions shortly.  Meantime welcome back & enjoy the trip.
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Offline BlackBeast

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Re: Arriving 2010
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2009, 06:54:04 am »
Not much response.
I'll try again - I found fullthrottle.co.za online and they seem reasonable.  Anyone have any other stores that you purchase from.
Thanks
Daryll

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Re: Arriving 2010
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2009, 09:02:28 am »
Boet....worry about tyres when you get here! Rather worry about paying for a round of drinks.....
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Re: Arriving 2010
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2009, 09:35:20 am »
Boet....worry about tyres when you get here! Rather worry about paying for a round of drinks.....

+1  :biggrin:


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Offline BlackBeast

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Re: Arriving 2010
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2009, 08:07:49 pm »
Shouldn't it be the other way around!

Offline Plaashaas

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Re: Arriving 2010
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2009, 08:54:36 pm »
you earn canadian dollars money is no option ...tyres available everywhere

please note it gets very  cold here we have seen about 10 degrees c here in JHB haha

PS please note if u havent stayed in touch we now have an ANC government

look forward to welcoming u back (for a short while even)
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