The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride Chiang Mai – 2016

(Images adapted from photos by Pandech Saleewong) Thankfully a dry day during rainy season, making Sunday’s Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2016 in Chiang Mai a pleasant day out. Over 150 riders congregated at the Goodview Village Restaurant, dressed dapper on classic bikes, for Chiang Mai’s second DGR ride. (Article for the 2015 ride in Chiang Mai here). The final sum raised

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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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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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Stop Kissing My Bike!

Bike kissing seems to be a big problem here in Thailand. I do not know if this issue is worldwide, but I noticed it is rather bad here. Particularly seems to affect my little scooter, a cute retro looking Yamaha Fino. This bike seems to attract the most amount of kissing. As you can see from this photo—> This also

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Safety first. Is there any such thing in Thailand?

Whether a visitor or resident, chances are you will have noticed the rather -ahem- ‘lenient’ safety procedures in The Land of Smiles. From building site construction to wearing a helmet whilst driving, ‘safety first’ is generally a loose concept. Lets look at the moto side of things first. The chances are you will have seen not only riders without helmets,

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ABOUT ME

er….will update with this later.. for now just think of me as a crazy cat lady riding a motorbike. That pretty much covers the essentials. Will update later…    

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