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Wanted: Travel-Bike in South America, best La Paz

Hey there,

I'm looking for a small (250cc) bike (cross type would be best i guess?) to travel Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and maybe Colombia. Right now I'm in La Paz, Bolivia, but for a good deal I would willingly do a short flight to another city or country nearby.

Or if you have any advice about buying a bike locally I will gladly take it ;-)

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kekx
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hi kekx

i am bolivian in la paz, if you want i can help to decide about the bike.
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Sure, why not, that would be awesome! Right now I have been to one shop in La Calle "Zoilo Flores". They had new "Apollon AXR-250" bikes for 1600$. Which is a brand I've never heard of so far so I'm a bit sceptical. Today I'll go to a Honda store, looking up what they have.

Apart from the two I haven't really found any more shops and none selling 2nd hand bikes at all. So if you know anything good it would be really apreciated!
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normally the chinese bikes have good engine but poor chassis and suspension. at the end of your trip, is possible recover between $500-1k.

i can help you if you decide for a second hand bolivian plate bike, also i have info about legal situation of any bike.

otherwise a brazilian made honda tornado 250cc could be good option.

my cellphoe 706-49439.
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