Nov 182014

Total distance 158 km
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Some modifications BobS made for my bike yesterday
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Flexible aluminium to hold the panniers off the side panels
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And more importantly off the exhaust
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They appear to do the job, total cost 150 Baht and next to no weight gain
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A few shots from along the 1189
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This reservoir at Mae On is virtually empty
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Does anyone know how long this statue on the 1330 has been there?
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A dead end dirt track
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On the unmade section of the 1330 I take a right towards Ban Mae Wong and was surprised to find this just around the corner
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A couple of my side road excursions were halted by this today
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Looking tricky now
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Time to turn around I think.
On one track like this I had nowhere to turn around and had to push the bike backwards uphill, I was glad of the lighter weight of the 150
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In Ban Mae Wong
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A few tracks were tried but all dead ends, on one muddy section I was surprised at not having the rear tyre spin.
I wondered if perhaps the narrower rear tyre bites down in the mud more and finds a better bottom surface for grip
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Another excursion involved some water crossings
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This was the terminus
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What the shooter brought home, I guess this delicacy is tonights food
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Mae Takrai reservoir
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Which was overflowing
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Crossing these bridges was also a much easier job on the 150, I just happily rode across , on the 250 I often gingerly walked it over
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Chicken parmighana with carbonera at Riders Corner 180 Baht (£3.60)


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  2 Responses to “Beyond Mae On 18-11-14”

  1. Thanks Kevin, its probably been two years since I last rode there and that’s why I didn’t remember seeing it before

  2. Hi Colin, I have pictures somewhere off the Monk statue in pieces on the ground from 3 years ago, and about a year and half ago saw the first pictures of it erected.

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