MOTOGIRL 'in' THAILAND

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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MOTO LOOP: Phrao Loop (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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MOTO LOOP: Chae Son Loop – (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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Slick Tips for Riding N.Thailand – Rainy Season

So you wanna ride rainy season in Thailand? Read on for some slick tips for riding the Northern region during Rainy Season. (Rainy season – July to October). Riding the Northern territory in Thailand during rainy season brings a new set of problems than riding in more clement conditions, as one could imagine. Given that much of the Northern region

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ROAD GUIDE: The 1095 Pai Road

LAYMAN’S GUIDE series.  No waffle. Non wax-lyrical. Straightforward.  THE 1095 ROUTE TO  PAI  Whether on a scooter or a bigger bike, here is the Zed CM layman’s guide to the 1095 route to Pai ROUTE: From Chiang Mai city, head for route 107 (see map above – also note my tip about taking route 121 initially). This road is a

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MOTO LOOP: The Samoeng Loop

LAYMAN’S GUIDE series.  No waffle. Non wax-lyrical. Straightforward.  There are lots of places to see and visit on this loop, but for this guide I’m including just my personal favorites.*Note* Fill your tank up (there are village pumps along the way, but best to fill up beforehand. Best to take water too).  THE SAMOENG LOOP Whether on a scooter or

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