rentals: Hat Yai, Surat Thani near Koh Samui

Discussion in 'Phuket / South Thailand - General Discussion' started by Zilver_TT, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. As the low cost airports of Hat Yai, Krabi, Surat Thani & Ko Samui bring the tourists in, where can one rent a bigger biker from?
    Krabi & Ao Nang seem to verya tourist driven with only scooters

    a websearch gives me a small bit:
    "Theres a big bike hire shop near the entrance to Chaweng beach" for Koh Samui island

    maybe some help from the locals...
    many thanks,


  2. The "big bike" in the picture above is a 200cc Honda Phantom. ;)
  3. Ohms Cycles on Samui, oposite the turnoff to Chawang beach has everything from Harleys to Busas.
    However they are very reluctant to let you take them off the island.
    I had more luck from Easy riders on the main ring road near Lamai beach, it is run by an expat who has lived on the island for a long while.
    I hired a 400cc Transalp for a mate and we rode over to Krabi, Phuket and toured for a week.
    The only thing he warned us was if we broke down or had an accident it was up to us to get the bike back to Samui.

    Hope this helps

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