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Second hand Bicycle

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Second hand Bicycle

Brazil has definitely got more expensive since I was last here! How does one go about buying a second hand bicycle in Rio. I'm not sure there is a second-hand culture here. Anything I should be aware of?

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1. Re: Second hand Bicycle

If you're just visiting, why not rent a bike?

The new “Bike Rio” rental program is working well, but there are additional choices for renting bikes in Rio:

http://bit.ly/zSCUlM

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2. Re: Second hand Bicycle

You could probably buy a used bike from on of the bike sales and rental stores as referenced by MonteCD. Then sell it back to them when you leave Rio.

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3. Re: Second hand Bicycle

www.mercadolivre.com.br is a good source of first and second hand bikes. You should register before.

The best place to rent a bike in Rio is at Corte do Cantagalo area at Lagoa´s boardwalk.

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