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Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 32,027
Posted By Steve canyon
That's a shame about the Mankini.....:D will...

That's a shame about the Mankini.....:D will check the Hubb, prefer to move my date forward a few months .escape the UK..:D

If the weather stays shite they might be glad of such a bike on the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 32,027
Posted By Steve canyon
How Cold

Have a good one at Donington :D

Maybe Octobers out..

Hope to see you on telly :clap

Will Call :D
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 69,402
Posted By Steve canyon
What Bag? The MoJavi

Thanks....your welcome..


It lasted another 10,000k's like that!..:deal

The other little bag it came with was a perfect fit for my water filter..:clap


:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 32,027
Posted By Steve canyon
Great Stuff

Loving it Chris....getting me all excited...:D

Buzz ya the weekend ::ear


Is this trip possible in October, or would I freeze to death?..:rofl

:clap
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 69,402
Posted By Steve canyon
What Bag?

Hi Folks, I strapped on the bags and set of for six months on the trails in Laos, put all my bike sparers in them...
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
The Falls To Sekong

The Last few days had very hard and the aches and pains were coming, we managed coffee for breakfast and a few Bananas before breaking camp and heading North, we had made from the Mu Gui pass to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Taking a peek..

There is some great rides in Thailand especially up North, next time grab the paper work and go take a look at Laos...stunning place...:D

:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 39,519
Posted By Steve canyon
Hey Paulemery enjoying the trip and like you have...

Hey Paulemery enjoying the trip and like you have had to deal with the wandering mind whilst travelling solo for long stretches...I combat it by going faster and stopping more often to enjoy what...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Riding In Laos

Hey witold glad your enjoying the ride many thanks...:D

It's not that hard to do it if you really want, you can hire a bike easy in Thailand and cross to Laos, there is some paper work involved...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Attapue to Cambodia

A bright and early start for us down the morning market getting some food for the day, met a guy who looked like Ho Chi Minh, drunk some strong coffee before setting off, first stop of the day was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Saravan to Attapue

At this point if fair to say we are both feeling the pace but excited that we where chipping away at the goal...Cambodia, we started of sore but within 10 minutes of leaving a big river to cross and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
10k

Yo Jim, the trusty Lifan hit 10K on the way down south near Attapue I think....she managed another 2.7K before I left Laos....:D
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,119
Posted By Steve canyon
Nice

I must admit I wasn't expecting that... Beautiful..

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/482512_571610216212440_183994970_n.jpg

I knew about the Guinness...:D
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,132
Posted By Steve canyon
Looks Like Hell

I want try that on the Lifan....:D

:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
More Reply's

Saravan to Phin was epic, hot and hard. I would like to spend a few weeks around that area it's beautiful and the trails are endless. Jim done some major wrestling on that trail....cant wait to go...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Reply

Glad your enjoying it...:D

I wondered about that bridge, must be a big job to take down, even more so putting it up, I would imagine it will all be gone in a few years...

Road upgrades are...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Ta Oi to Saravan via Ban Lahap

It was at this point I remember I have a tablet so I can do this all day by day, the first few days are all above.....:D

Today would be another great day on the trails, we wanted to ride to Ban...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Back Down The Ho Chi Minh Trail...all the way

After riding up to Ls36 I headed back to Vientiane, crossed back over into Thailand and hired a scooter to go back home, it's getting to hot to fanny around at custom's and the Lifan is tucked away...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Ls36....

LS36 (Lima Site)was and American Airbase in the Secret war in Laos...

You may have already guessed but I have a fascination with the Vietnam war, although until a few years back I had never heard...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Love Laos

Yo Biggus, it was great riding the south with over March, I'm down in Koh Chang to catch up with the report....it was an epic ride mate...one the hardest I've had the pleasure of undertaking, having...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Cave of Teeth

Sorry Guys i forgot this one, I did it whilst in Luang Prabang


http://steveccanyon.smugmug.com/Trucks/February-in-Laos/i-mrbZbKw/0/L/P1050346-L.jpg
Sign is facing the wrong way...

Myself and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Animals

Thanks enfielddnepr I'm glad your enjoying the report...:D

As for the way animals can be treated out here I saw nothing apart from some bush meat for sale on the side of the road, the occasional...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Finished Teaching and I'm back on the road

Never have I seen such spectacular landscapes.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/-MWo1PRHWPqI/USid_n5-keI/AAAAAAAAAaw/yN6-dWh6iT4/s640/1361597618992.jpg


After my teaching spell at Leot I was ready for...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Laos

Hey Gavo...in a few years time Laos will be a sports bike paradise...Imagine doing that on a 748....:rofl

http://steveccanyon.smugmug.com/Trucks/February-in-Laos/i-sFsgPMf/0/L/P1050209-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
After the Army told me of I went to the UXO...

After the Army told me of I went to the UXO center in Dong for a look, nobody was around so I grabbed some pictures and left...
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
The Lifan

Thanks RDT953 I'm glad you sailing down memory lane Laos is a stunning ride...:D

The Lifan cost me 55,000 Bt $1500.00. I got it in Chaing Mai and am very pleased with it, I have grown attached to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Back on the road

As I mentioned before i spent the month of January taking my Mum and old lady places, mostly in Laos so I did virtually no riding so as you can Imagine I was itching to get going again. It was nice...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
The Ford

Looks Like you guys had as much fun as we did :rofl cant beat a bit of team work..

http://steveccanyon.smugmug.com/Other/Singapore-four/i-5TBt6kx/1/L/The%20boys.-L.jpg


:D



Non...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Heading South

Hey Jim it was a pleasure to ride the trail with the Singapore four, when the called to say there where in Laos and wanted a meet point I was damn happy.......and they really have some balls to give...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
back on the road

Thanks Mat, your welcome anytime...

I'm back in Laos after a month of holidaying with my family in Thailand, currently up North in luang prabang doing some voluntary work at a school for the not...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
The Captain

Thanks Gavo..

He was ok about it all, but he hurt his arm when the boat sunk but he still helped us across with the bikes. we must have crossed that ford a dozen times at least...we paid 100,000...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
More from the four

The write up from Umar is brilliant (in italics) it was great to ride with people who share the same Passion for the HCMT as it's a fantastic piece of war time History that so few visit or even know...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
whoops

Sorry Rhino missed you comment..many thanks :D

Sure is a beautiful place....great riding to...:D

http://steveccanyon.smugmug.com/Other/November-in-Laos/i-wB3Gj4c/0/L/P1010598-L.jpg

Glad your...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Hey Sandino thanks :D I loves every minute...

Hey Sandino thanks :D

I loves every minute of it and can't wait to get back.......:freaky



Hi Beemer boy

Great views from that runway inVV and also the border into Vietnam :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Steve canyon
Norway

Hey Raff I think you can go from Newcastle but not to Bergen, I can't remember the name of the place but its an overnight job on the boat. Ride all the way,Holland is an interesting place, Germany...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,739
Posted By Steve canyon
Looking forward to this one......:D

Looking forward to this one......:D
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
The Singapore Four

On Christmas Eve I set of for Laos again, I was planning to meet a friend and his 3 riding buddies who were coming up from Singapore to ride in Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, they had asked me a while...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Laos

You not wrong LethPhaos about the UXO in Laos, I didn't give it much thought as I was originally on a trail, when the trail stopped I was so engrossed in what I was doing it never even crossed my...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
The Nape Pass

Thursday 6th December. Villabouri to Sainamhai Resort 282k's

Today would be another big day I was heading up towards the Nape pass via a small resort so it meant a bit of back tracking but I have...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,782
Posted By Steve canyon
Zirk

ThanksHM I will check it out, the linkage for the shock squeaks so I will have it to bits after the next trip and grease it up well.

Many Thanks

:D:D
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