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Time to cross over the line.......

Does anybody know how I canship my KLR from the west coast of America to Santiago, Chile?
 

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bbach wrote:
What's up Mel?
I wanna ride Patagonia before I die..... and at sixty seven, I'm checking off items!

(I ain't dying just yet; at least, not anymore than usual!)
 

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Ah, the bucket list. Yup. We should all be checking those off.
 

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Darn....

I was thinking more like the quote from Captain Renault:

I've often speculated why you don't return to America. Did you abscond with the church funds? Run off with a senator's wife? I like to think you killed a man. It's the Romantic in me.
 

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Mel, Several riding magazines have charters for that area. You might contact some of them. They could possibly help you.

Bernie
 

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Hi, Bernie....... yeah, I'm a'mulling it...... I just got my first quote for air service from Seattle to Santiago....... unless I'm doing something wrong, the price to ship the KLR is $11,000!

Think I'll get some more offers.......

:shock::shock::shock::shock::shock:
 

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What about renting a bike there. There are also tour services that should cost anywhere near that. I would check all the available sources and options; you have plenty of time.

Bernie
 

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Don't forget rail or truck transport. Without looking for some maps, I don't know if you can send her via ship.
 

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1. get a bucket
2. make list
 

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You know Mel, I don't see any reason you couldn't just ride there. Nearest I can figure it would take about 8 days to get to Guatemala City, then you could pick your way south across Panama and down the coastline.

Might as well go all the way down the coast to Santa Cruz though since you'll already be there. :action::cheeky1::action:
 

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Possible there's an outfitter that rents a similar bike down there? Heck...buy one then have someone sell it after you leave.
 

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MDKramer wrote:
You know Mel, I don't see any reason you couldn't just ride there. Nearest I can figure it would take about 8 days to get to Guatemala City, then you could pick your way south across Panama and down the coastline.

Might as well go all the way down the coast to Santa Cruz though since you'll already be there. :action::cheeky1::action:
Really do want to ride down there..... the usual route is to Panama City, then air freight the bike to Quito, Ecuador.... Colombia is pretty unheathly for Gringoes.... Red and I recently talked to a British Columbia couple who rode through Mexico... they said that the Mexican people are sweet and decent outside the border cities...... get through those and stay away from the Policia and Miltaria, and you would be okay.... or so at least they said......

I don't know; seems like Mexico is more dangerous right now for a Yank than Iraq. What do you say, William? Can a ****** get through Old Mexico alive?
 
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