Motorcycle Rental in Laos
1. Honda Dream /Waves – generally Chinese made copies & not so reliable. Get a Thai-made one if you can.
2. Honda XR250 Bajas
3. Various big bikes from Fuark via Remote Asia.
LAOS MOTORCYCLE RENTAL SHOPS
Remote Asia Bike Rental Service
Jim Oi’s company is called Remote Asia & they cater to adventure bikers & travelers looking for the real thing!
Jim’s Remote Asia Bike Service
· Full bike inspection 1 day before – a multi point check and test ride.
· Free tool kit for repairing the basics on the bike including tire irons and optional pump.
· Detailed pre-trip briefing (maximum 1.5 hrs) covering road conditions, accommodation, plus recommended local attractions to see en route.
· Motorcycle gear for rent – jackets / body armour / body protectors / boots / cold & wet weather gear
· Secure luggage storage at Remote Asia HQs, while you’re on the road.
· Escort & guidance at first petrol station, before you leave town.
· Helmet Cams
· Mobile Phone rental for Laos
· Countrywide pick up of the bike, shipping fees dependent on location. Excellent for one-way rides & trip = no need to double back.
· Road assistance in English, translator for most situations. A nationwide network of contacts & riders.
· GT Rider Laos maps and select unpublished maps.
· Hotel bookings
Fuark M-X Services
The number one bike shop in Laos. Most rental companies get their bikes from Fuark.
T2 Road. Ban Nakham. Vientiane.
Tel (856) 021 – 261970 & 213319. Mobile 020 55521661 & 020 54222229.
Bikes: Honda XR250s + the best big bike mechanic shop in Vientiane.
Used & recommended by the GT Rider when he is in Vientiane. Just drop in & say hello.
Fuark is a really cool guy & right into M-X. If you’re into M-X & Enduro racing, then drop by Fuarks as they ride ‘n race every Sunday.
Mobile: 020 550 7770 & 020 5614201.
10 x Bajas @ US$20 a day.
15 x Honda Waves @ US$8 a day
15 x Suzuki Smash @ US$7 a day
Provides a one-way bike service – either pick-up or delivery, with his own long wheel based 6-wheel truck.
SB Vientiane Motor
Opposite the Kopchaideu.
Tel 021 215390 & 020 5400 373
Bikes: mainly Chinese Honda Waves / Dreams, but a few weary looking 250 Honda Bajas.