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Question Buying in Central and Selling in South America?

I am planning a trip through Central and South America and I am having some trouble finding information about buying a bike in one country and selling in another. Ideally I would like to buy in Mexico and sell in Bolivia but I'm open to suggestions! If anyone has done this before any information you could provide would be very welcome!
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There's tonnes of advice on buying and selling in Latin America here on this site. Look at the links below or do a search. Many people prefer to have their own bike, but if you are prepared to accept whatever is on offer, and spend a little time hanging about in order to organise it, I think it's well worth doing. Have you taken into consideration shipping across the Darien?

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If you want to buy a bike somewhere and are contemplating Mexico, I would suggest that you look at the U.S.. For example San Diego is right near the border, and even LA is a short ride considering the distance of the journey you are contemplating. It would be much easier to buy and outfit a bike there and then cross into Mexico. As for selling, not the easist thing in the world and as mentioned some old posts will discuss pretty extensively.
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