23-11-19 Chiang Mai-Mae Win-Doi Inthanon Back Route Loop

Captain_Slash

Blokes Who Can
Staff member
Joined
Jun 28, 2011
Bikes
BMW 310GS Honda Wave 125 Honda MSX 125
Distance 200 km
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First job this morning was to get a new front tyre, got 21500 km from this one
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280 Baht for another one exactly the same
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While I was waiting I was looking at some modifications on the bikes here
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These wider tubeless tyres on this Wave would make it feel better, shame the diameter of the wheels is smaller though
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Whilst the cut open bit looks good I cant imagine water in there helps braking efficiency much
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Now out on the 4016 Mae Win road
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At Ban Huai Pong I take a left and its this concrete road which is very steep in places
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The paved surface finishes at a village
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This unpaved track will take me to the 1009
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If it stays like this it will be quite easy going
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After about 1-2 km its a paved surface all the way now
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A few paved turn offs were seen with signs pointing to villages, I think another days exploring is needed up here tomorrow
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Crossing the river just as I am about to meet the 1009
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I ride up towards Doi Inthanon then take a righ onto the 4016 to loop back to where I was a couple of hours ago
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This is a funny little roadside waterfall and I am pointing the camera straight up vertical to take this photo
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At 1700 metres its very cold up here today
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A fun day on some new stuff and redoing old stuff
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Pork chops, fries, salad and sweetcorn at Gecko Garden 199 Baht
 
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