Just out the back door.....

Discussion in 'South Thailand Motorbike Trip Reports Forum' started by siinthai, Aug 21, 2009.

  1. Finally managed to get the XR back to dirt trim....looking like a real bike again....just looks weird in motard.....a lot of fun though.
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    Nackers and I thought we'd stay close to home and avoid the black top as much as possible... only 80 odd km in a couple of hours but heaps of fun and only came off once...Nackers was such a good bloke he picked the bike up without taking photos...what a waste !
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    headed off into the rubber plantations and just kept hooning around...
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    came out at this place and a small weir/dam for the run off out of the hills..
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    Nackers
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    Found this on the side of a hill ,chinese ,grave
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    being guarded by 2 of these guys !
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    Rode out of the bush onto this ridge...we live in paradise....
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    Some nice terracing work
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    By now we needed a feed...any old spot will do...
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    tough view
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    This guy almost joined us...hopefully full of tourists...its quiet here !
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    Ok off again after a very leisurely lunch..unfortunately having too much fun and didn't get that many shots after lunch..
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    Looking west...from top of the range
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    looking east...
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    Some cool trees on the way down...
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    last stop...
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    Such a great day out...NE part of Phuket, you wouldn't know you were on the same island as the madding crowds...there's just nothing better than getting out and having a blast with your mate/s....

    So any other lurkers out there on the island..come along....I'm going to be going on this Sunday again..early start before it gets too hot...done by lunch and you've still got the rest of the day....

    keep it out there....

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  2. Man

    That looks like fun and yes you are right, behind the bars and hassle, Phuket offers a lot’s of nice hills and rides.
    I was living there back in 96 but that time it was more "Party on" style, now more mellow already, but nice to see you guys enjoying your self’s,

    Keep em coming
     
  3. Yeah, it was a great way to spend a few hours.......any other Phuket lurkers want to come out for an easy ride ??
    Hey , I'm an old grey haired 55 year old riding an ancient 250 and can still stay in the young fellas dust , especially when he overcooks the lusty little 440 on the hard pack clay and has a lie down !!!!
    Soooooo....it can't be too difficult.....come and see angles of Phuket you may not have seen.
     
  4. Good stuff chaps! Looks like you have some pretty nice offroading down there and bloody awesome views!

    Good to the my old XR back in dirt trim - lots of fun eh Si??? ;-)

    Cheers,

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  5. Yeah Pikey..good to get her out doing what she does best...having loads of fun in the dirt...

    Bit bloody wet this weekend though....some of the tracks we went down were under a couple of ft of water...
     
  6. Simon & Noel
    Good stuff lads. Thanks for contributing. It looks like you guys enjoyed yourselves perfectly for an arvo right out the back door! :)
     

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