Heidenaus in Central or South America?

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by Aventeren, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Aventeren

    Aventeren Been here awhile

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    Howdy--

    I'm currently in Costa Rica, and I had originally planned on just tagging Panama and then flipping around and heading back to the US, but now that I'm here, I think I'd like to continue on to South America.

    I put a new set of Heidenau Scout 60s on when I left--and although they still look great, I am expecting them to wear out somewhere in SA.

    Does anyone know if there is a Heidenau dealer in SA that I could plan on re-supplying with en route? Or, if there was a Heidenau dealer in either Costa Rica or Panama, I could buy them here and pack them down to SA with me.

    Thanks for your help! I've got the bug, and I''m just going to keep going.

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  2. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Long timer

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    Good luck. Get used to running whatever you can find. Metzelers and Pirellis out of Brazil are easy to find in most countries. The Heidenaus are an extremely long shot.
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  3. Acampao

    Acampao WInd Jammer

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    MotoAventura carries the Heidenaus in Chile. They have shops in Santiago, Osorno and Punta Arenas.

    http://www.motoaventurachile.cl/index.php?route=product/product&path=55&product_id=414

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  4. Two Moto Kiwis

    Two Moto Kiwis Homeless Somewhere

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    This is what we were given, kept the info for when we need it ... like now for you.

    We have not tried them yet as we didn't get that far and when we get down we will have a new Heidinau on from Phoenix.

    Let us know who you can get on, if they are no good I will bop them off our list.

    Chile - Roberto Baum (roberto@motoaventura.cl)
    Guatemala - jose.delbusto@bavaria.com.gt
    Argentina - *Motouring Argentina S.A. 054-11-47902826
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  5. Parcero

    Parcero Mundial

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    I started my trip to SA with K60s on my R1200GS. They had 5,000 miles on them when I left Chicago. By Panama City, Panama they had about 10,000, and after spending some time in Colombia and Ecuador, they're at about 15,000 miles. Damn tires held up well. I'm gonna swap 'em out tomorrow for TKC-80s, but I'll bet I could squeeze out another couple thousand miles. Just have to be careful leaning it over in turns. I have a new set at home that I'll ship down and mount probably in Uruguay for the ride home, after I burn up the TKCs in Bolivia and Ruta 40.

    You can probably squeeze more life out of your K60s if you're in a pinch.
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  6. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Somebody told me that soon tere will be a Heidenau rep in El Salvador ; maybe one of the fellow inmates from El Salvador is able to confirm this story ???
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  7. gbueno45

    gbueno45 n00b

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  8. sudstrom

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    You can get Heidenau in Lima at motoviajeros.

    http://www.motoviajerosperu.com

    They have a fully equipped workshop, so you can have your bike serviced there as well.
    Ivan and his wife are great.
    They have Heidenau on stock.
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  9. Solohobo

    Solohobo Been here awhile

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    Check with these guys in Colombia, they have great bike rentals and tour South America as well..

    http://www.motolombia.com

    Calle 27N # 6N-52, Cali, Valle Del Cauca, Colombia
    +57 314 6525197
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  10. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    Look to see if a Mitas E07 is avail.
    They last as long as a K60 and grip much better.

    ...but in the end any port in storm for the size you need.
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  11. Saralou

    Saralou Worldwide Rider

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  12. Travlr

    Travlr Adventurer

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    They are common in Chile, most big bikes have them on. Contact MotoAventura for them, in Santiago, Osorno, Punta Arenas.

    they are a tour company with 80 BMW bikes, they run Heideneaus on all their bikes or TKC80's depending on where the tour is going.

    Contact Sonia or Roberto
    "Motoaventura Gerencia General" roberto@motoaventura.cl
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  13. Bemeve

    Bemeve Looking a R1200GS Adv

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    Also you can find Heidenau Tires K60 Scout and K76 models in Motoviajeros Peru in Lima, representative of the brand in Peru.

    Contact : Ines Shimabuku
    Address : Av Los Faisanes 196, Chorrillos - Lima Peru
    email : ventas@motoviajerosperu.com
    Gps coordinates: S12 10.847 W77 00.128
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