Mar 122017
 

Total distance 152 km

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Chicken from the sunday market, fries from Intira 145 Baht
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Slightly north of where the asphalt of the 1266 finishes and a lot of work going on here
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On the ride back and the track widening is going ahead full steam
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Finally back on double track again, well I never made it to Huai Hom but not to worry I found great new tracks and hopefully tomorrow I might get to Huai Hom off road as long as that is where the track goes to
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From my vantage point I can see another double track ahead
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It brings me to a single track going down to this field where I manage to ride through and link up with a track going out the other side of it
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About 750 metres before Pha a Bo Khli I take a side track
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A bit further on and its double track which has to come out somewhere, both of my gps maps show a track 3 km north or 3 km east so its some new stuff for a while until I link up
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Here I nearly turned around, luckily I didnt
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I take another fork which doesn’t look like it gets much use apart from these cattle
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Now to ride back
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It finished here
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The track reaches a double track but as its early I decide to explore a single track going off it, little did I know it would go on for a long way
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The track splits twice and one of the other tracks also had one of these bridges but I am heading in the direction of Huai Hom and want to link there if possible
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Time to cross over the water again
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A few days ago I found the Om Long Canyon, today I find the Nam Mae La Noi Canyon, I must check this out again early november to see what it looks like then with more water flowing down
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The track rides alongside the river for a way
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It might be a bit more difficult after heavy rain
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The first of two water crossings
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This shelter even has running water
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It goes down to the Mae La Noi river
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Never be put off exploring single tracks that look like they only go down to a field, this one started todays fun adventure and went for ages making a great new link up loop
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Part of the track heading north looks like its paved now, its been a few years since I last rode it and I guess change has taken place
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Now to head north of Mae Nga to explore side tracks
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On the track to Mae Nga and the water was actually warm
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Heading out of town and fires are burning everyday between here and Mae La Noi

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