On the Mae Hong Son Loop

Discussion in 'Golden Oldies' started by DavidFL, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    On Route 4065, the Mae Chaem - Pang Hin Fon road....
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    Heading out to Kok Noi, west-south-west of Mae Chaem. (Pondering if this was going to be the right road?)
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    Hot dry season. Route 1263 Mae Na Chon - Khun Yuam.
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    Route 4009 the "Sunflower Road' R1263 - Mae U-Khor - Mae Surin Waterfall.
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    The Sunflower road “today”........
     
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  3. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Yep you're right Captn. Smugmug was playing up. Here's the rest

    Route 4009 the "Sunflower Road' R1263 - Mae U-Khor - Mae Surin Waterfall.
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    The Sunflower road “today”........
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  4. Dougal

    Dougal Ol'Timer

    David,

    Could'nt help but notice your top box has a backrest built in. Is it a Givi box and where did you get it?

    All the Givis I've seen do not have backrests.
     
  5. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Dougal
    You're right, it is a Givi box with back rest specifically for the happy go lucky girlfriend singer.

    http://www.givi.it/caschi_borse_bauli_a ... ?CO_ID=145

    I got mine from our Singapore parts supplier
    Chan Kok Pyng at
    http://www.m-technik.net/index.html
    [email email=mtechnik@singnet.com.sg]mtechnik@singnet.com.sg[/email]

    But I note that the Thailand Givi distributor is supposed to be
    L. Piya Intertrade Co., Ltd.
    1108/18 Rama 4 Thungmahamek Sathorn
    Bangkok
    tel. +66 224 90 311
    fax. +66 224 99 682
    [email email=vorasak@terminalasia.com]vorasak@terminalasia.com[/email]

    AND
    There is also a Malaysian regional office / manufacturer / distributor with website
    GIVI ASIA SDN BHD
    NO 256 JALAN IPOH BATU 2, 51200 KUALA LUMPUR.
    tel. 603 4045 1800 (Hunting)
    fax. 603 4045 4300
    www.givi.com.my
    [email email=enquiry@givi.com.my]enquiry@givi.com.my[/email]
     
  6. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Roadworks on R1095 Pai -Soppong before it was asphalt...
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    R1095 from the viewpoint....
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    Old Soppong, the main street....
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    Soppong - Ban Tham / Cave Lodge....
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    R1095 Soppong - Mae Hong Son
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  7. Dougal

    Dougal Ol'Timer

    Dave,

    Many thanks for the info.

    Love those photos.
     
  8. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Ban Farang. Khun Yuam.

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  9. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Late 80s. Ob Luang Gorge,

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    no? National Park Fees, ride right in & park your bike at the viewpoint.
     
  10. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Pai, the main street, mid-late 1980s.

    The Original "Pai in the Sky" restaurant & guesthouse.

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    sitting roadside, no pavement, & no asphalt road!
     
  11. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Hanging out with the long necks at Nai Soi, late 1980s.

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    easy going days, just rock up, shoot the breeze & take a few pics.

    All this led to..

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  12. Jurgen

    Jurgen Ol'Timer

    About the same time (1991or 92) ... I wonder who of both of us is easier to recognize :)... I still use the same photo bag!

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    I missed the book! But have the blue one.
     
  13. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Mae Hong Son city....13 October 1979

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  14. kc's

    kc's Active Member

    Awesome!!!!!!!
     
  15. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Bump for the guy who asked me about the Mae Hong Son loop in the early days.
     
  16. angkor1

    angkor1 Ol'Timer

    End of the 80 years the Biker Bible. I keep it until now.

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    1988

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    Difficult way...to the long neck village. Absolutely no tourist there.
     
  17. Ian Bungy

    Ian Bungy Ol'Timer

    Incredible how time has moved and everything Developed so Quickly! Fantastic History those Photos!
     
  18. angkor1

    angkor1 Ol'Timer

    Pai, the main street, mid-late 1980s.

    The Original "Pai in the Sky" restaurant & guesthouse.

    In this time we called Pai in the Sky "PAIN IN THE SKY " The rooms a very very low.....

    Hello Ian, I found nearly 300 Slides from this time in my garage in Germany. Next week I shood give to shop to put the on a DVD. So many pictures from the end of the 80. Many places, many roads nothing looks like now. ( sorry my english. )
     

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