Managed to get about 6 days off ,so me and the mrs decided to holiday in Phuket. instead of my wife flying there while i rode the mrs wanted to ride up with me to see all the places i usually visit on the way.
I recently got new tyres i.e the BT023 GT . And i must say it was a world of difference riding the bike. :D
Also some thoughts on the FJR. 2 up and fully laden , freeways , B roads , Twisties , crosswinds and idiot cagers were handled with ease . The givi top box with back rest made a comfortable ride for my wife also.
It took me 2 days to upload my photos to blogspot so i'll post a few teasers here before i break this computer in frustation at the ultra speedy broadband that i've got :baldy
You can view the full write up at my siggy below.
Fully laden and ready to roll.
Nice statue at the Songkla hotel.
The ubercool Naga
View of some of phuket's beaches
Guess whats this called ..... wait for it..........wait for it ........ Big Buddha :rofl
Tried out a new ride :D
Everytime i look at this pic i feel like getting on the bike and not coming back :cry
Lovely eh ?
Sunset over Phuket Island viewed from our boat.
Amazing and empty Thai roads
Sights of Hat Yai
Cool huh :evil
Village in Southern Thailand
Overall a great ride and Phuket is really booming 7 years after the tsunami.
p.s - mods , if you feel this should be in day trips by all means please move it.Thanks.
Nice! Thanks for the report and pics... looks like a beautiful country to explore :thumb
Cool pics, definitely more than a day trip.
Though on that comfy looking FJR it might have seemed like only a day.
Ahhh the land of the little people & then a big Yamaha appears
Great photos. There were not any people in the photos...amazing.
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