Total Miles: 1066
Rider: Bill Weir; travel writer, Non-Member.
Summary: The jungle mountains and historic towns of northwestern Thailand attracted me for the natural beauty and culture of the region.; Self-Planned
Health Issues: none
Motivation: I had ridden shorter tours before in northern Thailand, and was keen to see more of the region.
Most Challenging Aspect:Killer hills between Mae Hong Song and Pai. I managed to ride most of them, but they were insanely steep.
Favorite Experience: Cycling the ridge road from Doi Tung to Mae Sai.
Least Favorite: Negotiating the traffic of Chiang Mai.
Tips: Use a bicycle with low gears. Have lots of time to explore.
Online Journal: Click Here
Date Entered: Jan, 2011
Photo by Dennis Coello