Day Trippin’ – Mae Wang (& Doi Inthanon Area)

Monday 18th November 2011. This day is the anniversary of a bad motorcycle accident 8 years ago, so I always try to get in an interesting motorcycle ride on this date. Having checked out some possible routes via Google Maps, it was also a good time to try some minor trails and off-road tracks. (I am very bad at off-road

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(29th September 2019) Hey, hey! DGR 2019 in Chiang Mai! ..and what a ride! Around 340 riders turned up and turned out for Chiang Mai’s 5th Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. (Quite an increase from the first CM DGR in 2016, where there were around 70 riders.) The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is a worldwide charity event that takes place on the 29th

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Temple-Tastic! 8 Hours Exploring On ONE Tank Of Petrol!

(Wednesday October 2nd 2019). 8 hours of riding joy exploring a section of outer Chiang Mai region, on ONE tank of petrol (7.7 litre tank)! Fab roads and amazing temples on a glorious Rainy Season day. (*Note* many of the temples/meditation retreats I visit are very quiet and turning up as a solo rider isn’t a problem. In my humble opinion

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DayTripping Hidden Delights: Samoeng – Ban Pong – Mae Wang

16th September 2019. I planned to take a few hours out for a quick ride/explore in the Samoeng area of Chiang Mai province, but I was enjoying myself so much that it turned into a 9 hour ride/explore. I had an absolutely brilliant day of looking around, including finding a hidden Vietnamese temple in Samoeng Neau valley. With the Rainy

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MOTO GEAR SHOPS – LONDON – (including the famous BIKE SHED)

August 2019  – I took a quick trip from Thailand to London, taking in a few of the most popular motorcycle gear shops, in the hope of finding some specific ladies gear options whilst there. (This write-up focuses mainly on ladies gear) I did figure that the UK would be more cool weather gear focused, rather than hot weather gear,

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