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Riding LEGALLY in Thailand: What You Need To Know

Surprisingly there is a fair bit of confusion, presumptions and false information about what is and isn’t legal to do as a rider in Thailand. Whether a new rider or experienced, I’m going to clear up some of the mist on this topic (and aiming to keep it simple and concise). IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A VALID MOTORCYCLE LICENSE FROM OUTSIDE

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The Mae Hong Son Loop

LAYMAN’S GUIDE series.  No waffle. Non wax-lyrical. Straightforward. Whether on a scooter or a bigger bike, here is the Zed CM layman’s guide to the Mae Hong Son loop Clockwise or Counter-clockwise, the choice is yours. To keep this guide simple, this guide will be based on clockwise. (Clockwise is useful for those riding the loop for the first time for

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Doi Inthanon – The Highest Mountain in Thailand

Nicknamed “The Roof of Thailand“, Doi Inthanon National Park is part the Chiang Mai province of northern Thailand and part of the Himalayan mountain range. The park covers an area of 482 km² with elevation ranges between 800 and 2565 meters, with the highest peak at Doi Inthanon, making it the highest mountain in Thailand. Due to the high altitude the park

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Op Luang National Park

*Note*: Op Luang is also sometimes spelled as Ob Luang, this is due to Thai-English transliteration. *Note 2* The initial stretch of road along the 108 to Op Luang from Chiang Mai is basically highway and not too pretty, however it is worth it once you reach the National Park it becomes very scenic. ***EDIT: I AM CURRENTLY UPDATING SOME SECTIONS IN

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Slice of PAI: The Hippiest Town in N.Thailand.

Pai is one of those places you pretty much will love or will hate. A fairly sleepy town approximately 80km north of Chiang Mai that has become more popular over the years. Although a tourist hotspot, it has still retained it’s laid back vibe, even during the peak tourist season of November to late January. The first thing (in my opinion) you may notice

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Phrao Loop – Basic Guide (Full & Half loop)

LAYMAN’S GUIDE series.  No waffle. Non wax-lyrical. Straightforward. Approximately 270km of some fantastic sweeping roads, makes the Phrao loop a great day trip ride from Chiang Mai. Some interesting stop-off points, views and photo ops to enjoy as well. THE PHRAO LOOP Whether on a scooter or a bigger bike, here is the Zed CM layman’s guide to the Phrao

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Chae Son Loop – Basic Guide (Including Chae Son National Park)

LAYMAN’S GUIDE series.  No waffle. Non wax-lyrical. Straightforward. There are a few well-established loops in Northern Thailand, the Mae Hong Son Loop being the most well-known. However, if you are looking for something that feels like you are riding right in the heart of the jungle, then give the Chae Son Loop a go. Crammed full of twisty steep roads

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