South America in a Jawa 350

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by erik350, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. erik350

    erik350 adventurer

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    here are pictures from a solo ride from Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina to Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and home again. I departed 5/06/2006. Currently in Salvador (Bahía) Brazil. 6200Kilometers so far. The bike is a 1992 Jawa 350. Hope you like the pictures. Erik
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  2. erik350

    erik350 adventurer

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    balsa in Arraial D´Ajuda
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  3. erik350

    erik350 adventurer

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    brazilian road train
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  4. erik350

    erik350 adventurer

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    buzios
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  6. erik350

    erik350 adventurer

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  7. erik350

    erik350 adventurer

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    The roads are nasty , but only in parts
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  8. erik350

    erik350 adventurer

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  9. Ruffus

    Ruffus Dirty Old Mudder

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    :clap I love South American adventures, great pic's keep um coming
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  10. airone

    airone Been here awhile

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    Two Germans did it:

    Abgefahren. 16 years around the world!
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  11. VDG

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    Do you intent to visit Chapada Diamantina BA? It is about 450 KM from Salvador Bahia. Really nice place. Had been there in 2002 on Yamanha XT 600.
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  12. Ruffus

    Ruffus Dirty Old Mudder

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    Do they still build Jawa motorcycles,, I haven't seen on since about 1979, They are Chekoslovakian??, it's been so long my memory fails me:gerg
    good luck on your journey
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  13. frijole

    frijole Clickin'

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    wow! will your journey take you through Manta Equdor?
    good luck:clap
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  14. FlyingElephant

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    Yes, JAWA still builds motorcycles, they use Rotax 650 motor and should be sold in Canada by the end of this year (and possibly in the US)
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  15. Zerodog

    Zerodog Long timer

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    Cool ride. Keep the pics coming. I love your bike too.
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  16. Ruffus

    Ruffus Dirty Old Mudder

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    I especially enjoy when these adventures are done ona smaller bike, whenever anyone ask's for advice on a D\S\ it's almost always (well ya need at least a 650), a long trip?? well then look at a 950 or an 1100.
    :huh :rofl guess I'mm just preconditioned for rooting for the underdog:clap
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  17. Chanderjeet

    Chanderjeet IndiYeah !!

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    thats a well kept bike there. Thanks for sharing.
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  18. xs400

    xs400 Be seeing you

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    Very cool. Thanks for sharing.
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  19. erik350

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    Currently in Maceio, Alagoas State. lots of sugar cane plantations
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  20. erik350

    erik350 adventurer

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    Accident(luckily no person injured)
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