November 18th …2011… a day I will never forget. I was on a scooter trip, on my Yamaha Fino 115cc, a cute little retro looking scooter, when i found myself on a pothole-y craggy gravely road; the 1263. (Now resurfaced). I was too confident on my scooter. I had begun to believe I was infallible. I would often fly past

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Mae Hong Son Loop (Scooter Trip)

Chiang Mai> Pai> Mae Hong Son > Khun Yuam > Ob Luang > Chiang Mai A trip on my Yamaha Fino 115cc, which sadly had a bad ending (serious motorcycle accident). You can read about that here, but for the purpose of this trip report i will leave the details of the accident out. You will notice the map is

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Triumph Bike Photo Shoot

I was unexpectedly invited on a photo shoot. Not a lot to say except that it was a brilliant day and lots of fun. Here are some gratuitous shots: (btw, the venue for the shoot is the now-named “Grand Canyon”, which has become a popular tourist attraction and which charges a fee to enter. At this time the quarry was

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First Taste(s) of a Manual Bike

Thanks to my friend Marcus, an accomplished rider, i had the opportunity to be taught how to ride manual. He took me along to a riding park owned by his friend and i was guided on how to ride a manual Kawasaki KLX 150. Absolutely loved it! Talking of Kawasaki’s, these 150’s are really fun bikes. I have had the

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How I Got Into Motorcycles…

As a young woman I had always liked the idea of a bike. My father had been a motorcycle rider up until his later years. He didn’t, however, like the idea of me riding one (nor a car for that matter..!).  I remember the first time i clasped my eyes on a classic Triumph ♥. I was spellbound by it.

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