9-11-19 Chiang Mai-Two Ride The Canal Road From Lamphun To The Ping/Mae Taeng Confluence

Captain_Slash

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Bikes
BMW 310GS Honda Wave 125 Honda MSX 125
Distance 225 km

Riders

Darryl and Colin
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A new air filter was put in the Wave, this one has covered 18000 km and I was expecting it to be full of dust but none had found its way in there
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Two 125 Hondas for todays trip
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We take some scenic back roads to highway 11 a few km south east of Lamphun
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Then enjoy over 100 km of the fun bendy roads that follow the canals up to the weir on the Ping river just by its confluence with the Mae Taeng river
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Si Bua Ban reservoir
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Fish being fed at a lake where we stopped for lunch
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Darryl explores a track on the other side of the canal but its a dead end
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I could never tire of riding this and similar roads
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Further north and people are preparing for Loi Krathong
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We reach the weir on the Ping river
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Muddier and browner water from recent rains then when we were last here
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Now to ride back south along the canal for a way before turning off to get home
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Pork chops, fries, sweetcorn and salad at Gecko Garden 199 Baht
 
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