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Old 10-08-04, 12:32 PM   #1
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Falklands ride?

I saw a documentary about the Falkland Islands War the other day. It got me thinking, the Falklands would be a great place to visit. Spectacular open country biking, I would think.

Anyone been? Road biking is possible over how much of the islands? Mountain biking cross country would be a thrill, too, I'd guess. Penguins, seals, and a host of other birds along the coasts.

On the other hand, there's a fair amount of ordnance still lying around. Dismounting would be mandatory through the Argentine mine fields...
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Old 10-08-04, 03:02 PM   #2
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"On the other hand, there's a fair amount of ordnance still lying around. Dismounting would be mandatory through the Argentine mine fields..."

The trouble is, nobody knows for sure where they are.
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Old 10-09-04, 09:29 AM   #3
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I've yet to hear of any part of the globe not visited by cycle tourists.
http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/...falklands.html
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Old 10-09-04, 07:36 PM   #4
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" Which Falklan' Islands ys talkin' about?"
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Old 10-10-04, 03:23 AM   #5
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I've yet to hear of any part of the globe not visited by cycle tourists.
http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/...falklands.html
Wow. Now that is an awesome link.

What did we do before the internet? Just rode our bikes, I guess.
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