The bikers thread; trips, news, chat, all things motorcycle

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Post by Winkie » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:20 am

Hi Dtaai-Maai

Honda Waves are still the fastest machines in Bangkok! Those bikes can weave in and out of the tightest traffic mess. I've been away from biking for many years, and only had the time (and resource) to get back into it in the last few years. I have to say, that I am enjoying very much getting back onto 2 wheels, and am seeing parts of Thailand that I have never seen before.

The BMW was certainly more than I had planned to spend, however, I really fell for it! Thailand is changing dramatically biking-wise. A bigger selection of Big Bikes is rapidly becoming much more available and affordable, and Thailand does have some wonderful roads to ride on.

Personally, I think this is great, and hope this trend continues (in my work, I am a supplier to the Automotive Industry, so I have both personal and professional interests).

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Post by dtaai-maai » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:35 am

No need to justify, winkie, I was only pulling your leg. I'm with you all the way, if only in spirit... :D
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Post by Winkie » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:57 am

:D
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Post by HHCanuck » Thu Apr 02, 2015 2:15 pm

Winkie wrote:Image
Paint the new Versys red and save a bundle, bikes look very similar.

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Post by buksida » Tue Apr 14, 2015 3:07 pm

ANZAC 100 Ride: Hua Hin - Kanchanaburi
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A few of us are planning a ride from HH to Kan to spend a few nights up there for Anzac Day.

Departing Hua Hin April 23rd, returning on April 27th.

Anyone interested in coming along please reply here or check the FB Hua Hin Rider's Group for details on meeting points etc:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/656866374372228/

Here are a few photos and a couple of vids from last year:
http://ontheroadasia.com/anzac-kanchanaburi.php
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Post by buksida » Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:47 am

Giving this one a little bump for any bikers that want to join the ride leaving on Thursday morning.
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Post by JamesWest » Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:12 am

i would go but I just got back from a 1600 kilometer road trip on my new Versys during Songkran. Walked over the River Kwai bridge last week. My dad was a B26 pilot in the US Air Force during WWII. Very strange to think how different the world is now with tourists from all over the world walking over the bridge.
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Post by buksida » Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:02 am

For anyone that wants to join us the plan is as follows:

Thursday, Apr 23
Meet outside Market Village at 08.00
Ride to Cha-am for breakfast at the CA Pub - 08.30 to 09.00
Depart for Kanchanaburi taking the back roads and a few coffee stops - ETA 14.00 to 15.00
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Post by JamesWest » Sun Apr 26, 2015 11:40 am

I was in Market Village yesterday and Kawasaki, Ducati and Suzuki and others had sales display out front. Maybe today as well?

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Post by Ginjaninja » Mon May 04, 2015 9:33 pm

How was the Anzac trip?

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Post by bsdk1960 » Tue May 05, 2015 1:02 am

Ginjaninja wrote:How was the Anzac trip?
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=29781&p=383402&hili ... ip#p383396

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Post by StevePIraq » Sun May 17, 2015 9:52 am

Beyond me how & why anyone would do this, but quite impressive

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Re: The bikers thread; trips, news, chat, all things motorcycle

Post by Billy Joe I » Tue May 26, 2015 11:04 pm

Hi all, would anyone know where I can get a motorcycle seat recovered in Hua Hin? Cheers.

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Re: The bikers thread; trips, news, chat, all things motorcycle

Post by matthewnoel » Tue May 26, 2015 11:31 pm

pala u road,just before G House hotel,on the left,they done mine there and then,no more than two hours.

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Re: The bikers thread; trips, news, chat, all things motorcycle

Post by Billy Joe I » Wed May 27, 2015 12:30 am

Thanks Matthewnoel. Will go up and have a look tomorrow. :cheers:

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