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Old 21 Jul 2007
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Bike rental - THAILAND - Lao - Malasia

Dear All

Has anyone got knowledge of bike rental anywhere in SE Aisa I.E. good companies that you would recomend and are you able to cross over the borders if you say rent one in Thailand can you ride over to Lao.

I need a bike of 400/600cc for a mate of mine coming over in January I will be on my R1150GS-A that I`m shipping over from India. He`s 6ft 6in I cant put him on a 125cc I need to get him something decent!

Thanks for you help

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Old 22 Jul 2007
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Hello Stuart,
google"The Golden triangle Rider Thailand"and you will find enough info about rental bikes in Chiang Mai
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Don't know if Ideal Motor Sport still rents bikes, but drop them a mail. Owner Steven Lee is a top guy. Website: Welcome to the website of IDEAL MOTOR SPORTS PTE LTD

I lived in Malaysia for 10 years, so if you need any route advice for Malaysia at least, drop me a mail / post.

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Chiang Mai

If you're in North Thailand, you can hire Honda Xr250/Ax1 from Joe Bike Team/Mr Dang , respectively, in Chiang Mai.700 Baht per day should cover it.If you're in the South then you can rent big bikes (Suzuki 1200) from an outfit in Khao Lak,a dive centre about 1hr north of Phuket. Good luck!
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XR400 solidly reliable and easy to come by.

I used the XR250 and it was plenty for me and likewise built like a tank
I tortured that bike and it never once let me down.
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Bike Rental in Chiang Mai

We used Mr. Mechanic in Chiang Mai and rented 450 and 650 cc Hondas. Total cost for 11 days of rental was about $250.00 US. They do keep your passport though, which would make a border cross out, but perhaps you could leave a photo copy of your passport and something else for collateral? I'm sure they would work something out with you.
address: 4 Soi Moonmuang Rd. T. Sriphum A. Muang Chiang Mai 50200
telephone: 053-214708 cell: 01-8824402
web: Welcome to Mr.Mechanic1994.com

Good luck and have fun!! Lynn Anderson
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Loved to help u mate...
But unfortunately, A dear friend of mine who was in a middle of opening a bike rental company in Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA last year passed away!
He'd done a solo trip from UK to Malaysia on GS in 2003.

Hamish, when&where did you stay in Malaysia?


p.s maybe I could rent you my Dommie
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