Long Tieng (Chieng) LS 20a

  Three reports covering Long Cheng (Tieng) 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…

Nan – Kasi Bypass

  Kasi to Nan road 4C. 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 video January 2016…

Adventure Riding Southern Laos

  G’day All, 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 few KM…

Viengxay – City of Victory

    Viengxay (Vieng Xai / Vieng Sai)- 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…

Luang Prabang – Kasi (Bypass) – Xanakham – Vientiane

  After being hold up in Luang Prabang during the big freeze.. It was time to break out. I did enjoy the time in LPQ.. Love going back. But those 7c day time maximum temps and 3c 4c at night were too much.. Not to mention the cold rain… Before the big blast of cold from China.. Went for…

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…

LIMA SITE 85 – Phou Pha Thi

          The riders. Chris (Steve C Canyon) Brian Moto-Mania   January 5th 2016   Certainly didn’t expect to be starting this topic this trip… Quick recap.. Just finished a great five days exploring the area below Phu Chi Fa and Doi Pha Tang with Frank. Below Phu Chi Fa – Lao side.   Doi Pha…

Laos Spectacular

  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…

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…

A Southern Laos Odyssey

    Fantastic friendly people. River crossings. Bridges from another era and a few good laughs on the trails… Southern Laos.   Simply amazing.. Lao Dirt Bike Odyssey – Special thanks to KTM stuntman James Franey. Well.. All the fun of the video editing out of the way.. Time for the ride report. Jim wanted to run his KTM…