STAGE 1: Passo Fundo - Coxilha - Sertão
Match of the University of Passo Fundo - UPF. BR-285 develops the path toward the city of Carazinho. Early on, it is important to pay attention because it is one of the busiest stretches of the route. Because it is a federal road, traffic load and tourism vehicles is very intense at that time. In part of the path there is the Campus of the University of Passo Fundo (UPF) that stands out in the region for being the largest and most traditional concentrating vocational training courses in this region. Just ahead, one of the largest research centers in South American agricultural area, EMBRAPA. Bordering these two entities, have an odd view of the city, worthy of postcard. Its outline is given by newborns neighborhoods and fields of testing and research of EMBRAPA. Passing one of the side shamrocks access the city has a more modest neighborhood but intense and careless traffic - important to be prepared for unforeseen and careless drivers in this area. Throughout this path, the shoulder is irregular and has some defects that can unbalance the hiker taking it to an accident so careful attention. Note that this passage is always downhill so do not spend all their energies there because in the back, the climb is accompanied by wind against. In clover meeting between Apr-285 and RS-324, take the direction left to Marau following the RS-324. To find the clover and south access of the city, continue straight through the RS-324 until the junction of this with the RS-135/153. In clover with RS-135/153, move on the RS-135/153 toward the Red Lagoon. In RS-135/153 Clover with BR-285, take left towards the UPF following the BR-285. In the next roundabout access to the city and access to Getulio Vargas, take the right towards the Getulio Vargas and Erechim. Following the RS-135/153, the hiker can stock up on self post Coxilha. In the background autoposto has drinking water and ice ... replenish if necessary. Follow up to the Hinterland, where is punctuated PC1. This is located in the Frattelli restaurant across the street (just before, towards the rider) of autoposto Asa Branca. Stock up well, because the passage is long and windy against going forward.
STAGE 3: Charrua - Sertão
Return by the same road until you reach the roundabout access to Floriano Peixoto. In this, take toward Floriano Peixoto and have fun on a road like never seen before in this region. Free movement, this road is narrow crossing the hill crest divindo on one side a chain of small mountains and on the other, a plateau with numerous grassy hills and morretes that are looking to go far. The properties of this stretch are charming and when planting is covering its surface is stunning. See how the wheat swaying in the wind and enjoy to photograph your bike there. Getting to Floriano Peixoto, register your passage to the tax of brevet, returning to the Getulio Vargas sense of Latin autoposto. Made the return in Latin Autoposto, return to Passo Fundo going toward the PC3 will be waiting for you at Fratelli restaurant across the autoposto Asa Branca (right cyclist). Arriving at PC3, feeds well and reestablish-- not over the brevet ...
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STAGE 2: Sertão - Charrua - Floriano Peixoto - Getulio Vargas - Sertão
From the PC1, there is a region marked by Italian settlers who have made this region a prosperous place and that brings back memories of its origins. Plantations are always present during the tour as well as a nice path and with little movement during Sunday. Do not be alarmed by small clouds of insects are in flight on asphalt border. Are harmless just getting stuck to your body because of the sweat of your perspiration. Until Getulio Vargas movement is more intense but when descending toward the plow, it decreases considerably. Enjoy cycling loose enjoying the local landscape that borders a dry valley of rustic and colonial origin. Arriving in Plough, register your passage with a tax that will be in the city center on PC2. After registering your s passage, if refill and recondition because the back is husky. You will have to climb all that you descended ... good pedal!
STAGE 4: Sertão - Passo Fundo
After rehabilitate to the last step, take the RS-135/153 towards the Passo Fundo, the right as you leave the restaurant and PC4. This passage deserves attention because estrão spending many weekend tourists visiting the little beaches or more next relatives residing within our region. Many are already abused the celebrations and can be inattentive to cyclists will share with them the road. Some stretches are in unsafe conditions presenting holes or gaps in the asphalt loop (diagonal tears of storm water runoff on the shoulder) causing the hiker prefer entering the circulating path. Pay attention when you do that. Preferably, stay on the shoulder where it's safe although uncomfortable in this little piece. The route is more swinging with gaps of grassy hills. While it is a stretch with long straights and almost constant horizontality, is a difficult part of the path where the hiker found low but long and exhausting climbs and also already fatigued the mileage traveled here catching any good to speed up the arrival to the starting point. Still, the scenery is amazing and allows the observer surprises with a camera ... enjoy the sunset is amazing this time of year!
Getting to Passo Fundo, should be borne in mind in clover access to city (RS135 / 153 with BR285). Turn right toward the University of Passo Fundo - UPF and go straight until you reach the roundabout access to the campus of UPF. If you have come this far is because all was well - congratulations for winning !! ... celebrate much because you just complete a brevet of 200km...