Riding the Mae Hong Song Loop with 20+ ACEMTSG bikers from Vietnam!

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  1. VietHorse

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    Some more pix before leaving Pang Mapha viewpoint:

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    Left Pang MaPha, we 've been thru hundreds curves to Mae Hong Son. Amazing road, all awesome turns.
    First group reached Mae Hong Son:

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    Not for long:

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  2. VietHorse

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    We gathered at the MHS Tourist center (??!!) to receive MHS Certificates:

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    Haizz... I was rapped:
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    Then got the Cert. Dang!
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    ....

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  3. VietHorse

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    Done withe certificates, we were hurry to hit the road for the rest of the trip.
    Tony showed me the nice place here:

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    It's over lunch time, and still aprox 400km ahead to Chiang Mai. Sax....
    Got fueled, got light meals, we headed to the MAIN lunch place. Funny huh!? next 100km!!

    1st Group, tired of riding??!

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    Another catch-up:

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    Dave felt sorry for the GoldWing guy as he slided his exhaust on every curve:

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    Got to Chiang Mai quite late, as I have to wait for some bikes having technical issues.
    Nice hotel for that night, 1000Bht:

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    Slept like a stone that night.
     
  4. VietHorse

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    After that night, I and Hanh will fly back to Vietnam in the afternoon. The rest of the team kept riding to Golden Triangle.
    Tony and Dave promised to see off the guys before they depart.

    Woke up in the morning, packed almost our stuff. Went to the opposite restaurant for breakfast. We realized that 's a Vietnamese owned one.
    Nice shop, good food:

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    Lalo come with us, met Tony and Dave with the team at the hotel.
    Team meeting before ride:

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    They were all ready to roll:

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    Lalo back to his place to prepare for his own RTW trip.
    Tony, Dave, Hanh and myself departed for Samoeng Loop.

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    Just around 100km round trip so we can catch the 3pm flight.

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    Nice road, just outside the city:

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  5. Winghunter

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    Great report. I enjoyed it much. Thanks for sharing.:smile1:
     
  6. VietHorse

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    Thank you. There are many more pix to come. :happy2:
     
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    Samoeng Loop with the pretty the same road with the MHS loop we did the day before. So many curves.

    We stopped and got trained how to lean :crazy::

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    Big coach with the long stick in his hands, ready to hit anyone who did not follow his instruction... :crazy:

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    Tonyrazi:

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    Me with 4 bikes, where were all the other guys!?

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    Toney, your photo skill is great!

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    Dave wacked the gas:

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  8. VietHorse

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    Been there to Ban Mai viewpoint:

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    Really nice place, nice weather:

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    Ooops - it's Thailand :D.... kekek

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    Dave miss his dirt trails!

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    More good stuff. Thanks VietHorse.
     
  10. TonyBKK

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    Hahaha! Love it! Brings back some great memories! Your club rocks- everyone so incredibly friendly and hospitable and no egos or drama; a real pleasure!!! Look forward to riding with you guys again!!!!
     
  11. VietHorse

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    Awaiting for a Vietnam trip with you Bros.

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    Left Ban Mai Viewpoint, we dropped by X-Centre:

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    Cool stuff they have here:

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    Ian's garage:

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    Hey, order:

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  12. Scrooge

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    Looks great! I spent a lot of time in the Soppong area, Nam Rin the village before Soppong, during the early 90's with the last visit in 1997. Can't wait to get back there and enjoy the corners. I remember when the road was gravel from Pai west and the road to Pai wasn't c4rowded.
     
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