Hi Everyone, I am going to be doing a 2 night/ 3 day ride around the Golden Triangle. This my first time riding in Thailand, but rode bikes a long time. I will be taking my own motorcycle gloves, boots and trousers. I am a very defensive rider and planning not the extra travel time. Here is my plan Day 1 Pick up bike from Tony's Big bikes around 8:30am and ride early to Chiang Rai. I hope to arrive in Chiang Rai around 4 pm so I can have a look around and relax Day 2 Ride down to Phayao, ride some of the local roads and find a hotel near Chiang Mai Day 3 Ride very early into Chiang Mai to take bike back to Tony Big Bikes. Get some Breakfast and site see and then head to the airport to meet the wife in Krabi A few questions, Q1) can you recommend a cheap guest within 10-20kms of Chiang Mai for my last night. I have a hotel booked in Chiang Rai My budget is around 1000 - 2000 Baht Q2) Can you recommend any good roads on the way north to Chiang Rai and around Phayao? I will be taking my time and not is a fast rush) I have been looking at it looks like highway 107 - 1178 looks good. then 1340 onto 1089 around to Chiang Rai Q3) Any worth stops on the way for a break? I do not want to plan too much as I like to find new places, that is the reason I ride motorcycles.