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I will be leaving Kansas City the beginning of November and heading south with my final destination being Brazil. I really enjoy dining out and look forward to enjoying local food and drink. Schedule not set in stone no exact arrival date. Anyone looking to ride along either partial or in full just let me know. For this trip I have purchased a KLR650 which I plan on leaving in Brazil with relatives. I also am fluent in portugese and have been traveling to Brazil for over ten years (mostly southern Brazil).
I am planning on also going to northern part of South America with Brazil and Argentina the main focus. Planning on leaving mid Oct to Nov. I have done this trip 2 years ago (well only to Panama and back to Northern California). I am taking my same bike which is a Honda xl500s and plan on selling it or just giving it away after the 4 months and using my frequent flyer miles to return to California.
Not planning on seeing too much of Central America just mostly getting to Panama and shipping to S.A. then like I said Northern S.A. I speak enough Spanish to by.
I am easy going and used to hassles of travel and get along with most people.
Sounds like your schedule is identical to mine !
My visa for Brazil is still good for 3 more years.
Hello fellows. I am leaving Oct 1st from Atlanta- Quebec Then west to Niagra falls. Coming south west ot Chicago. Getting on route 66 or so. I would like to go to the Grand cayon, Vegas. then San Fransico. Coming down the Pacific coast. Heading tru Mexico all of central america. Taking a sail boat from panama to colombia. then south to Argentina.
I will be traveling with a 40 dollar a day budget in the USA. #0 dollars south of the boarder. I will stay along with different people and sleeping under the stars.
I am bi-lingual, mechanically incline. I am on a Suzuki dr 650. i am originally from Colombia. i have a farm in Armenia Colombia that is welcome for people traveling with me.
Any questions please email me firstname.lastname@example.org
Im an aussie about to arrive in LA california in med sept looking to buy bike there then head out through south america for 8 months from early oct (basically as soon as I can get bike and get it kitted out). Ive ridden through india and asia in the past and have a lot of travel experience.
Would dig hooking up with others on similar ride plan, thats always a big part of the fun.
Looks like everyone on this thread has similar departures and destinations. I will be free to travel starting Oct 1, and plan to keep the compass pointed south for the next several months, TDF and back up to Brazil is the rough plan. Starting out from Colorado and will spend some time in UT,NM and AZ before crossing the border. Riding a tour ready KLR 650, 34 years young with 10+ years in the saddle, good mech skills and poor Spanish, which I hope to improve during the trip. Dboone, Glenn, Darango, and Zundapp, send me an email and contact info, it would be great to get a group of riders together.
looks like i will be heading out around the first week of november, it seems as if everyone else is coming from the west coast, I'm up for cutting across northern mexico and meeting up with a group. I'm thinking Mazatlan but I'm easy going and we can figure something out. If two or three of us are ready to go someone tell me when and where in Mexico and I'll be there. dboone
I will be heading south from Wisconsin around nov 1, I should be entering Mexico via Brownsville TX early Nov and be in Southern Mexico around the 15th to 30th. The Mazatlan mtg should work for me. Nick
I'm picking up a KLR650 in Florida on the 10th of November and following the Gulf around down to Mexico, Central America and South America and you all seem to have similar travel plans, so it would be cool to meet up in Mexico. I'm an experienced rider and have been on a few trips so far but this one is the Biggie and I can't wait to hit the tar
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Down South from San Francisco in the beginning of November
It seems that there are quite a few who have had the same amazing idea of traveling down south here. My plans would be similar, but I'm a bit late compared to your schedule. Will arrive to San Francisco in the beginning of November and try to arrange a bike from there (buy or rent for two months). Tour the West side for some time prior entering the Mexico. I'll have one year off from work, so no fixed plans, other than keep on going South until the land ends or get bored.
So if you're running a bit late (now my plan is to go over to Mexico around January), I would like to share a road for a while with a similar minded traveller. I'm 28 year old fellow from Finland, lots of kilometers in Europe and some in Thailand, now hoping to "conquer" Americas by bike.
I'm French, fluent in spanish and english, living in mexico city.
I will start my journey from mexico city mid december and head south,
so far the plan is to cross central america as fast as possible
get a sail boat in panama to get to columbia and start taking some times.
Mexico Panama: 15-30 december
Columbia - Bolivia: January
Chile - Argentina: Febrary- mid march
So far, I plan on riding my KTM 950 adv.
I would be glad to meet some other riders on the road
I could sell the KTM in Buenos Aires in March if someone is interested or send it back to Mexico
Zibou, you didn't ask but I'll suggest anyway that you think about the availability of sailboats in late December. In other words, there might not be any. This would require flying....or possibly trying a freighter, with all the uncertainties that would involve.
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