Long Chieng LS 20a

  Three reports covering Long Chieng trips. Aussie Tim’s first trip back in 2013 when on a work trip with Phou Bia Mine. Long Cheng (Tieng) LS 20a – Phuo Bia Mine Trip Thongkhoon, Oddvar and myself have a reccy and see if it is possible to get in with out passes and approval from Vientiane. The reccy was…

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Kasi Bypass

  Kasi bypass road 4C. The Kasi bypass is one of the most amazing and changable roads in the region It has mostly settled down.. Except up at the highest point. There are constant land slips with the road being cut off or closed. Some of my images and a video December 2017 Some of my images and a…

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Adventure Riding Southern Laos

  Adventure Riding Southern Laos. Recently back from a fantastic 9 day ride in Southern Laos with Chris and Mike. Chris took some time out from Moto Lao based in Luang Prabang to join us.. Big effort for him to meet us at Muang Nong.. Well done.. Basically we crossed Chong Mek / Vang Tao.. Then turned left a…

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Viengxay – City of Victory

    Viengxay – City of Victory. The Viengxay caves in Houaphanh Province of North-Eastern Laos are an extensive network of caves in limestone mountains. Four-hundred eighty of these caves were used by the Pathet Lao during the Second Indochina War to shelter from American bombardment. Up to 23,000 people lived in the caves, which contained a hospital, a…

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Luang Prabang to Muang Nan – Riding the Mekong

  It has been a few years since I have done this route. The development has arrived big time. There is only around 10 km which is relatively untouched. The rest has graders and track being widened all the way. Where they have not caught up. The bridges are going in ready for the main road works arrival. Some…

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Laos – King of the Hill

Laos – King of the Hill. A brilliant ride up to a remote Hmong village just out side of Luang Prabang.   Crossing the Mekong at Luang Prabang to the other side of the river. On the way up to the Hmong village.. Steep, narrow and fantastic views. All the kids come out to say hello and check out…

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LIMA SITE 85 – Phou Pha Thi

  The riders:- Chris Corbett, Brian Moto-Mania. Today’s mission┬áLIMA SITE 85 – Phou Pha Thi. January 5th 2016   Certainly didn’t expect to be starting this topic this trip. Quick recap. Completed five days exploring the area below Phu Chi Fa and Doi Pha Tang with Frank. Phu Chi Fa up above my right shoulder, down below on the…

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Laos Spectacular Dirt Bike Adventure

´╗┐  Having again visited Phu Chi Fa and Doi Pha Tang. Decided my next trip to Lao would include a ride around the area below and between the Mekong and riding along the Mekong up to the border with Thailand. Then see if there is away across the Mekong by local canoe / ferry. Phu Chi Fa   Doi…

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Long Cheng Rainy Season Ride

Long Cheng Rainy Season Ride. Sept 2015 The track in to Long Chieng from Xaisomboun direction is graded hard packed all the way. I was honestly surprised to see the road works finish at the edge of Long Chieng. It is a mostly easy ride.. No real issues.. We came via Vang Vieng and joined up with the Phu…

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