The seconday began with not a good sign. With very kind support from the hotel manager, we could not find anyone around Stung Treng who can deal with the rear tire.
Most likely the CB1000 would not be able to pass Laos-Thailand border.
We passed the Mekong river, and the sun was shined very hot. Hmm, this area seemed much hotter than in HCMC.
It was even hotter when we faced with this bloody issue!!
Dang, it quite a nail:
And worse, it is not tubeless tire.
And we did not have any spare tube.
This Africa twin seems to be the only one in Vietnam. The owner of this bike did not intend to ride this bike for this trip. He had planed to pass Phnom Penh to exchange with his GSA, which is stored there. However, due to long long process at the Vietnam border, we could not make a passing by Phnom Penh in the day 1.
Hmm, Multistrada looks safer:
And of course, my GS also: