3 day ride out of Chang Mai

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  1. hiddencambodia

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    Greetings from HC,
    Looking at some sort advice on the best 3/4 loop ride out of Chang Mai, what the normal route is (I suspect its a lot of black top), relaxed riding between overnights, a location for a bike hire, a suggested best suited bike that will work with a pillion rider ( no extra lux or power required, just the standard) and a mid range basic accommodation used for riders. Looking at holidaying in late August . Much appreciated in advance, best
     
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    off road or tarmac?

    Plenty of stuff either way. If tarmac most people head for the mae Hon g Son loop. Quite nice but I reckon this is over rated , better roads (with options to get around rain and a vartiety of roads rather than being locked into one loop without escape) heading northeast.
     
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    Pikey www.tbbtours.com

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    Hi HC,

    Come and see me at Tony's Big Bikes in Chiang Mai, suss a bike then plot up at Jonadda's guest house and plan a trip out towards Nan - excellent! :)

    Cheers & have a good trip!

    Pikey.
     
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    As "first timers", I'd say go for the MHS Loop.
    But there are heaps of loops to do, it just depends on how you feel at the time & what you want to see or ride.
    There are so many options it is confusing, & every salesman in town will have a nice line for his best recommendations.
    Meet up with the GT Rider gang at the Kafe, knock back a few coldies / reds, get overwhelmed with info & toss a coin on the day.
     

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