Daniel’s Review: The Road to Umphang

One of my favorite rides in Thailand is the road from Mae Sot to Umphang. The road with its 1,219 curves snakes its way over the mountains along the Thai – Myanmar border for some 180 km…

Rider Review: 4-day Self Guided Motorcycle Tour from Chiang Mai

I was happy to travel alone, but as I had only 4 days free I preferred to have a basic route and accommodation pre-planned to avoid wasting time on boring roads and trying to find suitable lodgings at the end of each day. The resources and experience that BTA have built up allowed me to tailor my trip around all of these things.

Inaugural Vietnam Tour

What a fantastic ride! We were a group of 6 motorcycles, riding through parts of northern Thailand, Laos and finally Vietnam. The roads were a mix of mostly rural two lanes with a variety of surfaces al paved. This time of the year is spectacular, it’s just after the end of the green season, nature […]

Top 10 Riding Roads in Northern Thailand

1.) R1093 – Phu Chi Fah to Phu Saeng Waterfall You will share the road probably with only a handful of other vehicles. This is a ride along the border to Laos in a fantastic terrain, through forests and stunning scenery! 2.) R1081 (from 1169) – from Nan to Bo Kluea Little traffic, great winding […]

Scouting in Vietnam & Laos

Most tours exploring Northern Vietnam stay in the north-west part like Dien Bien Phu (famous for its battleground where the French finally “lost” Indochina), Sapa, (a charming mountain town) and Nghia Lo (famous for its rice terraces). We decided to do something different and to ride roads less travelled. Our adventure in Vietnam started on […]