CHIANG MAI TOY RIDE BO KAEW CHARITY GIVE AWAY http://www.chiangmaitoyride.com/index.htm CHILDREN'S DAY. SATURDAY 10th January 2009 THE MASTERPLAN Meet at Tesco Lotus Khamtieng 9.45 AM Depart Tesco Lotus 10.30 AM Ride 78 kms Chiang Mai - Mae Rim - Samoeng- Huai Mana - Bo Kaew Above: the GPS way. Real riding in real mountains. Samoeng - Bo Kaew = 30 kms tight steep narrow winding asphalt including 4 kms brick paving, all with excellent forest cover. At the Bo Kaew end: 5 kms bumpy potholed asphalt may make some inexperienced sport bike riders uneasy, but at the right speed it is all OK! BO KAEW Arrive Bo Kaew School approx 12-12.15 PM Treat 200 Karen Hill tribe kids to lunch Donate 200 toys to Karen Hill tribe kids Donate 150 blankets to 150 households RETURN Ex Bo Kaew approx 2.00 - 2.30 PM Return to Chiang Mai, the same way. Happy hour at the X-Centre for those so inclined. Arrive home feeling good - a nice ride for the day, gained merit by helping kids in need. This is a real ride for bigger bikes, but all motorcyclists are welcome to come in & join. Note too that smaller bikes will be a lot quicker on the tight narrow steep winding 30 kms from Samoeng - Bo Kaew. If you're not sure where Huai Mana & Bo Kaew are, they are on the GT Rider Mae Hong Son Loop map.