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Old 02-13-11, 01:40 PM   #1
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Folding Bike Trip Argentina * Brazil * Paraguay * Uruguay

Hi
Friends and cyclists

It is the first time I put a message.
Very happy to find people
also like folding bike.
I would just share some
experiences. It is the link for a trip
folding bicycle rim 16 by South America

I am available for any questions
answering in Portuguese, Spanish or English.

Graciously


Argentina
http://bikeclic.blogspot.com/2010/04...s-cassino.html

Brazil
http://bikeclic.blogspot.com/2010/04...ta-marcia.html

Paraguay
http://bikeclic.blogspot.com/2010/04...ue-alonso.html

Uruguay
http://bikeclic.blogspot.com/2010/04...ontevideo.html
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Nice pictures and all done on the Curve SL. Any problems experienced on the trips? Welcome to the fold.
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The real problems experienced on the trip:

- Lack of security in northern Argentina between cities
Rosario and Clorinda;
- Lack of Hostels in Paraguay
A hotel will cost $ 20.00 ... as a hostel in the countries
South America costs $ 10.00 per day and camping
typically costs U.S. $ 4.00 or $ 5.00 dollars.
- Paraguay and Uruguay are the safest. Argentina's most expensive.
- Uruguay and Argentina are better for housing. Paraguay easier to camp,
but hard to find campsites and hostels.
- Paraguay is the cheapest.
- There are good bikes and bike shops in the capitals of countries,
but in the interior and coastal regions is necessary to carry great cameras
repairs and replacement for hard to find.
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Old 02-13-11, 02:56 PM   #4
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Nice pictures and all done on the Curve SL. Any problems experienced on the trips? Welcome to the fold.

The real problems experienced on the trip:

- Lack of security in northern Argentina between cities
Rosario and Clorinda;
- Lack of Hostels in Paraguay
A hotel will cost $ 20.00 ... as a hostel in the countries
South America costs $ 10.00 per day and camping
typically costs U.S. $ 4.00 or $ 5.00 dollars.
- Paraguay and Uruguay are the safest. Argentina's most expensive.
- Uruguay and Argentina are better for housing. Paraguay easier to camp,
but hard to find campsites and hostels.
- Paraguay is the cheapest.
- There are good bikes and bike shops in the capitals of countries,
but in the interior and coastal regions is necessary to carry great cameras
repairs and replacement for hard to find.
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Old 02-13-11, 03:51 PM   #5
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Great shots!

I don't know if you are familiar with it, but there is a small group of folding bike enthusiasts in Rio de Janeiro. They are all personal friends of mine, I can facilitate an introduction if you ever go to that side of Brazil.

This picture was taken in 2005, back in the days where I was still struggling to make the commitment to get a Brompton. Downtube NS.



Keep posting your pictures, always nice to see where the folders are taking us.
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Great travelogue!

Thank you so much for sharing..

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Great shots!

I don't know if you are familiar with it, but there is a small group of folding bike enthusiasts in Rio de Janeiro. They are all personal friends of mine, I can facilitate an introduction if you ever go to that side of Brazil.

This picture was taken in 2005, back in the days where I was still struggling to make the commitment to get a Brompton. Downtube NS.



Keep posting your pictures, always nice to see where the folders are taking us.
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I am extremely grateful to indicate a group of Rio de Janeiro.
I had the pleasure of meeting the Rio de Janeiro on two occasions in 1999 and 2002.
From where I am in Sao Paulo have options to go to Rio de Janeiro =

>>>>> São Paulo Rio de Janeiro
Plane = U.S. $ 50.00 (round trip)
Bus = $ 100.00 (round trip)
Cycling =
***** For the Coast Rio - Santos 7 days of cycling (one way)
***** For the Interior Dutra 7 days of cycling (one way)
= Many car tolls and expenses ... U.S. $ 100.00 (round trip)
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Great travelogue!

Thank you so much for sharing..

Sam
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I do thank Sam

I follow your blog on blogspot for a few months
and I really enjoy reading your posts too.
In fact I look a lot of posts
owners of folding bikes
to exchange ideas and experiences
travel and maintenance ... I am very grateful
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Nice pictures!!
I just finished mine tour on Argentinian Andes on my BF NWT
saludos
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Nice pictures!!
I just finished mine tour on Argentinian Andes on my BF NWT
saludos

Hi Gdlerner

I would love to see the report and pictures of
her tour through the Andes Argentinos ...
must have been wonderful too ...
you made this traget folding bike??

Very Sincerely
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joacampos I am flying home tomorrow will need 5 weeks to load my pictures
saludos
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wow.... 5 weeks...
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Is that 5 business weeks or weekends count? :O
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Is that 5 business weeks or weekends count? :O

No problem ... I'll be waiting ... I'm hoping my vacation in April ... I will make new trips in April 2011 ... I am so great an expectation ... Travel for business or not, travel is the same. Always take time to enjoy a little bit ... at least a little bit
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Now you can check my pictures ,I just started to upload
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Now you can check my pictures ,I just started to upload
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I accessed your blog. I liked the pictures, very cool.
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Hi
I just began to write the diary
Check it out on
http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/8178

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