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Ok ok I know its been asked before, but I am interested to know the latest info.
I would like to leave my bike here for up to a year.
Which countries is it possible in (legallyy or otherwise), and whats involved. Its a 2000 model 650 dakar
Yup, old subject, but I can't see why you can't just enter a country without temporary authorization and just leave it - no one's the wiser then are they? I could have entered both Brasil and Venezuela without the paperwork, although I had to show the permit a lot in the latter. I am currently without in Colombia, 'cos I couldn't be arsed finding the office. I'll keep you posted...
"There's no justice, just us".
2004 650 KLR, Colombia
How much does a man live, after all?
Does he live a thousand days, or one only?
For a week, or several centuries?
How long does a man spend dying?
What does it mean to say “forever”? - Pablo Neruda
we had a similar expirience in colombia in 1996, entering and leaving the country without custom procedures.
over the following years, we left the bikes several times - sometimes "legal" in custom-free border towns like curumba, sometimes illegal (with expired papers) - in argentina, bolivia, and right now peru.
we left argentina and bolivia without any problems, and this summer we're going to stay inside peru, so there should be no troubles as well.
i found that south american customs are "tranquilo" most of the time, honest and friedly. so the risk of getting in trouble seems to be not too big.
You don’t need to ask. You know you have a place here in Argentina. Appie is right the most the custom will give you is 8 month, but any way if the time you need is more when you go to the custom to take away the bike give them any excuse and you will not have any trouble, everyone do the same.
Sandra & Javier
Ps you have a parcel for you here. Do you remember it?
I'm curious to know if anyone has experienced the horror of buying a plane ticket (with plans of temporarily leaving the bike in some country), and actually been stopped from leaving the country at the airport because of a vehicle stamp in the passport that hasn't been cancelled. Wouldn't that suck!!! Curious because I plan to do this in some yet-unknown S.A. country.
Location: based in Florida ( currently in the Caribbean)
Try Chui, UR (Xui in BR)in the border Uruguay-Brasil ( since the customs /inmigration posts are out of town and the city sits right in the middle, the main avenue actually marks the border line..) you can a leave any vehicle there for as long as you care, since it is "technically" out of both countries.
I´ve no idea if you can leave or sell your bike in ColUmbia, but in ColOmbia (thousands of miles apart, different continent... haven´t you go to high school?) you have two options to sell it: 1. Import it legally, paying all the skyhigh taxes. 2. Sell it as pieces, at a ridiculous price.
I´m pretty sure you can leave the country without your bike, but I´m not sure if you can leave it here for a hole year. Anyway, if you get the permit, maybe I can help you on storing.
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