Camping in Pha Daeng National Park – Chiang Dao

Tent at Hot springs

A quick trip report on the beautiful, quiet and simple Pha Daeng National Park. This national park is often overlooked, and so for that reason it makes for a fantastic quiet place to visit (or for staying over, as I did). If based in Chiang Mai, this makes Pha Daeng a short quick and easy ride (a mere 100 km’s

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Useful Lady Rider Items!

Lady Rider Items

Aside from the obvious of well-fitting gear, bike height and handlebar adjustments and the like, most bike accessories and important must-pack items are gender neutral. However, there are a few unique female-specific gems out there that are most certainly worth adding to your current riding staples. Most are my own personal recommendations, but after pitching the question to other lady

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Amazing Weekend Music Festival Ride!

Motorbike on steep road

A fantastic two day ride with the purpose of visiting the first ever Chiang Khong Music Festival in Chiang Khong, along the Thai/Laos border. This ride took in many wonderful back roads and stunning misty mountain views. A truly perfect ride to a great event! Full Trip (Google Map) Day 1: Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong (Google Map) Having packed

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Three Day Recce Ride With Big Bike Tours

Group of riders

December 2019. A fun itinerary-packed three day ride with Big Bike Tours (BBT) family (literally!), scouting out a route for the first all-lady motorcycle tour of the North, which BBT is putting together next year. This route covered the N.West region of Thailand, headed over to the Golden Triangle, and then back to Chiang Mai via Phayao and Chaeson. This ride

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

Motorbike at scenic 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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