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South America - Aug 2011 until Apr 2012

My wife and me are planning to travel through South America.
We will start around August 2011 and will most likely be on the road for 8-10 months. We are two, but one bike only.
Rough planning is to start from Ecuador, slowly ride down to tierra fuego, and then spend some time in northern argentina and south brazil.
But we are pretty flexible.

Would be nice to find bikers with similar plans and meet somewhen, somewhere in South America. Michael.
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Hi Michael

We are going as well from France for a big tour of America. We will start in canada in april and we should be in south America around october 2011. You can have a better idea of our itinerary on our website.
Hope we will have a chance to meet up somewhere on the road.
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Carole & Laurent
www.transam2011.fr

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HI Michael: My wife and I are heading to Europe in June 2011. The bike will be shipped into Heildleberg, Germany. Maybe we will come across you there. My wife and I, two up, did Mexico, Central America, and Colombia, SA, in 2009-2010. We still want to do the same area you intend to do. There is a possiblity, and at my age anything can happen, that we would ship the bike from Europe to South America. Good Luck.
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Hi Michael

we too are on our way to South America around September - October 2011
My wife and I are currently in Switzerland working over winter. we have travelled from Australia on our BMW 1150GS
Our plan is to ship to the USA drive up to Canada and Alaska and then down the coast trough central America and on to SA.
Hope we cen meet up and have a somewhere on the road.

Who do you use to ship your bike?

Mark
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Hi mark

it seems that we will have a kind of similar itinerary...
We are leaving in April, what about you ?
coul be great to meet up somewhere on the road, why not at the polar circle..

Sounds like there's gonna be a lot on Hubber on the south american roads in 2011

See you on the road then..

laurent & Carole
see us on transam2011.fr
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Hi Joe, we are living just 20 km south of Heidelberg.
Would be nice if we can meet and have a weekend bike trip then.
Probably seeing you in June, Michael.
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Hi Mark, we haven't yet decided to ship through the air or on the water.
So we are keen on recmmendations.
Michael.

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