Route 120 Mae Kachan - Phayao

Discussion in 'Northern Thailand - Road Trip Reports' started by DavidFL, Jun 17, 2007.

  1. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Justback in from a night in Phayao with the HGL G/F S.
    Route 120 at the east Phayao end is now all perfect smooth sweeping flowing asphalt. Even the G/f managed to keep her foot flat to the floor driving the car all the way up to the ridgeline.
    Right now Id say R120 is one of the best roads / rides in North Thai, (except for about 5-6 kms unfinished asphalt on the west side of the )ridgeline. Check it out asap.
     
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  3. BignTall

    BignTall Ol'Timer

    David I agree. That stretch of the 120 is seamless perfection on a motorbike. Just a touch too open for a 250 supermotard that tops out at 120 KPH but I can imagine pure grins cruising it at 160 - 200 on a sportbike.
     
  4. dirthonk

    dirthonk Ol'Timer

    ill confirm that justin, its awesome!
     
  5. madjbs

    madjbs Ol'Timer

    Just did this section a couple of weeks ago and it was fantasic! Only downside was the half off road section on the way up to the view point which wasnt very fun on a cb400. Still a great section though, but I think the new section on the 1081 still tops it slightly.

    Jake
     
  6. scotty007

    scotty007 Ol'Timer

    Just been in CM for 2 weeks, did the CM-Phayao loop 4 times, with a big grin on my face each time! Fanfu__intastic Route 120!
     

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