On the Mae Hong Son Loop

Discussion in 'Golden Oldies' started by DavidFL, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. On Route 4065, the Mae Chaem - Pang Hin Fon road....
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    Heading out to Kok Noi, west-south-west of Mae Chaem. (Pondering if this was going to be the right road?)
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    Hot dry season. Route 1263 Mae Na Chon - Khun Yuam.
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    Route 4009 the "Sunflower Road' R1263 - Mae U-Khor - Mae Surin Waterfall.
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    The Sunflower road “today”........
     
  2. Yep you're right Captn. Smugmug was playing up. Here's the rest

    Route 4009 the "Sunflower Road' R1263 - Mae U-Khor - Mae Surin Waterfall.
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    The Sunflower road “today”........
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  3. David,

    Could'nt help but notice your top box has a backrest built in. Is it a Givi box and where did you get it?

    All the Givis I've seen do not have backrests.
     
  4. Dougal
    You're right, it is a Givi box with back rest specifically for the happy go lucky girlfriend singer.

    http://www.givi.it/caschi_borse_bauli_a ... ?CO_ID=145

    I got mine from our Singapore parts supplier
    Chan Kok Pyng at
    http://www.m-technik.net/index.html
    [email [email protected]][email protected][/email]

    But I note that the Thailand Givi distributor is supposed to be
    L. Piya Intertrade Co., Ltd.
    1108/18 Rama 4 Thungmahamek Sathorn
    Bangkok
    tel. +66 224 90 311
    fax. +66 224 99 682
    [email [email protected]][email protected][/email]

    AND
    There is also a Malaysian regional office / manufacturer / distributor with website
    GIVI ASIA SDN BHD
    NO 256 JALAN IPOH BATU 2, 51200 KUALA LUMPUR.
    tel. 603 4045 1800 (Hunting)
    fax. 603 4045 4300
    www.givi.com.my
    [email [email protected]][email protected][/email]
     
  5. Roadworks on R1095 Pai -Soppong before it was asphalt...
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    R1095 from the viewpoint....
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    Old Soppong, the main street....
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    Soppong - Ban Tham / Cave Lodge....
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    R1095 Soppong - Mae Hong Son
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  6. Dave,

    Many thanks for the info.

    Love those photos.
     
  7. Ban Farang. Khun Yuam.

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  8. Late 80s. Ob Luang Gorge,

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    no? National Park Fees, ride right in & park your bike at the viewpoint.
     
  9. Pai, the main street, mid-late 1980s.

    The Original "Pai in the Sky" restaurant & guesthouse.

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    sitting roadside, no pavement, & no asphalt road!
     
  10. Hanging out with the long necks at Nai Soi, late 1980s.

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    easy going days, just rock up, shoot the breeze & take a few pics.

    All this led to..

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  11. About the same time (1991or 92) ... I wonder who of both of us is easier to recognize :)... I still use the same photo bag!

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    I missed the book! But have the blue one.
     
  12. Mae Hong Son city....13 October 1979

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  13. Awesome!!!!!!!
     
  14. Bump for the guy who asked me about the Mae Hong Son loop in the early days.
     
  15. End of the 80 years the Biker Bible. I keep it until now.

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    1988

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    Difficult way...to the long neck village. Absolutely no tourist there.
     
  16. Incredible how time has moved and everything Developed so Quickly! Fantastic History those Photos!
     
  17. Pai, the main street, mid-late 1980s.

    The Original "Pai in the Sky" restaurant & guesthouse.

    In this time we called Pai in the Sky "PAIN IN THE SKY " The rooms a very very low.....

    Hello Ian, I found nearly 300 Slides from this time in my garage in Germany. Next week I shood give to shop to put the on a DVD. So many pictures from the end of the 80. Many places, many roads nothing looks like now. ( sorry my english. )
     

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