well, more of a Tajikistan crisis of camels and rubber, but I'll get to the China bit...
A good buddy of mine is on day 53 of his trip from Scotland to Australia on his 'off forum' bmw 800...[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
(google "Trailing horizons" for the blog...)
Bruce has been destroying inner tubes for a week or so now and has more patches than tube apparently.
He contacted me today whilst on a 12 hour each way shared taxi trip to the nearest town that 'may have'
some tubes...they didn't.
My task now is to get some heavy duty tubes to his next major town -which is 800 km away from him.
being Kashgar, Xinjiang in Western China.
I know, right, simple huh.
Well it would be if Tasmania had ever heard of Fed-Ex or DHL, but they haven't! (opportunity??).
Do any of the gentlemen of the Ghetto have any contacts to achieve this before I call a bike shop on the big island and have them premium price this mission.
apologies for a non GRiSO post...