Continental TKC 80 in Chiang Mai?

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  1. jstar32

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    Hey All,

    Just curious who in Chiang Mai might carry or can otherwise acquire TKC-80's. Many thanks for your input!
     
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    I'd be interested to know if anyone is currently selling them in Thailand! All leads come to an unsuccessful dead end...
     
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    Hmm. Other 50/50 dual sport tires available in Chiang mai? Heidenau K60's? Pirelli Scoprion MT'S might be a last option, but I'm doubtful how they handle mud.
     
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    If you're in Chiang Mai the guys to ask would be the shops direct.
    Either go see Nat at Piston Shop, or go to Cockpit near the airport & ask them direct what they can get for you from Bangkok; as it varies from time to time what is in stock in the capital. Anything available in Bangkok is only an over night truck trip away.
     
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    I made contact with Nat - thank God, an English speaking Guy who seems to have authoritative knowedge. Im gonna have his crew do a bunch of the maintenance checks and replacements.

    Nat carries Michelin and pirelli. Karoo 3 looks serviceabe, but they don't make a front in my size. Not wild about the pirellisame tread pattern.

    Pekky's pro sport was rumored to carry contis, and even have a display set in a road tire, but after a 10 min wait they said they are only a pirelli dealer now. I emailed big bendum, no response, will try and call.
     
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    If you're still not sorted I'd really recommend a visit to Cockpit. I get my tyres there & a lot of other guys do. They are a professional tyre shop with wheel balancing for motorcycles. Check em out.
     
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    Check your bike after you have had your tyres fitted at Nats....my rear wheel wasn't aligned properly and had 27psi air in the tyres!
    :think:

     
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    Thanks David. Is the cockpit you recommend on mahidol/1141 maybe 1km or so south of the moat, east of the central shopping center?

    I called the gent in bkk and he has no tkcs in stock, but at least has a t63 front.
     
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    Thanks, found it, set of karoo 3's inbound. The funny part was that i was at the cockpit on mahidol, asked if any other CockPits sold motorcycle tires, and was told no :)
     

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