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Kra Isthmus / Segenting Kra (Thailand)

Kra Isthmus / Segenting Kra (Thailand)

Introduction The Kra Isthmus (Malay: Segenting Kra/Segenting Kera) (Thai: Kor- Kod Kra) is the narrowest part of the Malay Peninsula. The western part of the isthmus belongs to Thailand’s Ranong Province and...

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Places To Visit In Kanchanaburi

Introduction Kanchanaburi is one of Thailand’s province and it’s lies about 123KM west of Bangkok. Whilst on my Merdeka Ride, I’ve visited a few attractions in...

Wat Tham Sua Kanchanaburi

Introduction Wat Tham Sua means “Tiger Cave Temple” which is located in Kanchanaburi is often confused with the tiger cave temple in Krabi and also...

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Pha Ngern and Nam Xay View Points

Introduction Whilst on my Merdeka Ride trip, I’ve hiked up both Pha Ngern and Nam Xay View Points. Below are the details I would like...

Si Satchanalai Historical Park

Introduction Si Satchanalai Historical Park is one of three Sukhothai era ancient cities which are jointly listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites and often overlooked...

Sukhothai Thailand Historical Park

Introduction Sukhothai (Dawn of Happiness) was the first independent Thailand Kingdom and it was founded in 1238. The historic town of Sukhothai was the capital...

Phatthalung (Thailand) Attractions

Phatthalung (Thailand) Attractions

Introduction Phatthalung might not be a popular tourist destination yet in Thailand but it is picking up overtime. Here are a few things you can...

Benelli TNT 135 SE 2020

Introduction Mforce Bike Holdings Sdn. Bhd. has announced the latest colour for Benelli TNT 135SE 2020 today. Striking green being the latest colour choice comes...

Best 10 Cities For Partying

Introduction Every city in this world has a unique vibe. Some have history, Some have fashion, Some have nature and Some have food. Here is...

Tips For Road Trip

Introduction Road tours are one of the fun-filled adventures for touring a place. Sometimes, the trip may take many hours or, in some cases, several...

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Singapore Arrival Card Online

Introduction Singapore Government has launched an online app called SG Arrival Card to facilitate the electronic submission of arrival information and trip details by foreign...

Sunset View Kota Kinabalu

Introduction Rated as one of the best places in the world to watch the sunset, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah offers a spectacular backdrop for sunset viewing....

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Borneo Blowpipe Run

Introduction The Borneo Blowpipe Run (BPR) is an approximately 1300KM endurance ride challenge from Kuching, Sarawak to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah or vice versa which needs...

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GrabBike Available In KL

Introduction To offer a comprehensive e-hailing service, Grab Malaysia has started GrabBike services around Kuala Lumpur. According to a Lowyat.net report, the service covers areas...

Bangkok Airplane Market

Introduction Bangkok Airplane Flea Market in Nakhon Pathom is located about 60KM west of Bangkok City which displays aircraft and military vehicles to attract tourist....

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Holiday Season, Where To Go?

Introduction It’s holiday season and end of the year. Many of you will be planning to ride/drive/fly somewhere to take a break. If you don’t...

Satun (Thailand) Places Of Interest

Introduction Satun might not be a popular tourist destination yet in Thailand but the southern province is home to some of the most beautiful islands...

Roads of Asia on a Royal Enfield?

Introduction When you hit the road on a motorbike for the first time most people find they are carrying too much. It takes quite some...

Benelli 502c, 150s & SM Sport 110E

Introduction Mforce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd, has launched 3 motorcycles today and they are called Benelli 502c Cruiser, Benelli 150s and the SM SPORT 110E....

SM Sport 110E Launched

Introduction After the huge success of the SM Sport 110R, now Mforce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd is introducing the second model of SM Sport which...

Benelli 150s Launched

Introduction The Benelli 150S prowls the streets of the dense urban jungle and stalks open back roads, day and night. Light, agile, and shockingly powerful....

Benelli 502c Cruiser Launched

Introduction With aggressive lines and an eccentric spirit, 502C is the new urban cruiser from the Company of the Leoncino, designed for those who love...

SYM JET14 200 & SYM MIO 110 Launched

Mforce Bike Holdings Sdn. Bhd., unveiled two new local assembly (CKD) models of scooters which is JET14 200cc and MIO 110cc. General Manager of Operations...

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Merdeka Ride

Introduction Back home in Kuala Lumpur now and what a great Merdeka Ride that I had in 14 days which I clocked 7366 Kilometers in...

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Thailand – Cambodia Border Crossing

Introduction This Cambodia border crossing guide is based on my personal experience and it may not be the same for you as border-crossing rules changes...

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LHM Motorcycle Museum Kanchanaburi

Introduction The LHM Motorcycle Museum in Kanchanaburi province showcases a vast collection of motorcycles of Japanese and a few Western brands since the end of...

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Pos Kuala Mu

Introduction Situated on elevated terrain in the Titiwangsa mountain range and surrounded by luscious rainforests, Pos Kuala Mu in Sungai Siput, Perak is a fascinating...

Thailand Bike Week Events 2020

Introduction Below is the list of Thailand Bike Week Events for the year 2020. The dates and details may change, please keep us informed as...

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Rimba Valley Campsite

Introduction Looking for cool air, clean river, a place for BBQ and for an adventure? Rimba Valley in Janda Baik, Pahang is highly recommended and...

Benelli Malaysia Warranty Policy

Introduction Benelli Malaysia distributor is MFORCE BIKE HOLDINGS SDN BHD. They are one of the largest motorcycle distributors in Penang, Malaysia which was founded by...

Thailand Border Crossing Fee

Introduction Often Thailand Border Crossing Fee is misinterpreted. Some still think this is TEA MONEY! that one needs to pay. Please note the border crossing...

Southern Thailand Ride

Introduction It was the first long distance ride in 2019! I had 4 days off and decided to ride in South of Thailand covering areas...

WMoto Cub Classic 110

Mforce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd launches another local motorcycle label named WMoto or Wawasan Moto in addition to existing house brand SM Sport introduced in...

2019 Benelli Leoncino 250

Benelli Malaysia has just recently launched three of their latest 2019 motorcycle models at Kuala Lumpur and one of them is the Benelli Leoncino 250,...

2019 Benelli 502 Cruiser

Benelli Malaysia has just recently launched three of their latest 2019 motorcycle models at Kuala Lumpur and one of them is the Benelli 502 Cruiser,...

2019 Benelli TRK 251

Benelli Malaysia has just recently launched three of their latest 2019 motorcycle models at Kuala Lumpur and one of them is the Benelli TRK 251,...

Thailand Bike Week Events 2019

Below is the list of Thailand Bike Week Events 2019. The dates and details may change, please keep us informed as many of them will...

Hua Hin Tourist Attractions

Introduction Hua Hin is a beach-side town, family oriented and relaxing for those who wanted to have a peace of mind. This town traces its...

Benelli VZ125i Scooter

Benelli Malaysia launches its first scooter, VZ125i. The Benelli VZ125i contains 124cc, two-valve, four-stroke single-cylinder engine, featuring electronic fuel injection (EFI), a single overhead camshaft...

2018 SYM E Bonus Series

First introduced in 2010, the SYM Bonus series was well received by Malaysians and became a benchmark as an affordable yet durable machine in Malaysia....

Borneo Ride

Introduction If you would ask me to describe the Borneo Malaysia Ride in one word, it would be AWESOME! I’ve ridden 4245KM with no problems...

Brunei Border Crossing

Introduction This Malaysia – Brunei Border Crossing article generally applicable if you want to cross in and out of Brunei overland by Car or Motorcycle....

RoRo Shipping To East Malaysia

Introduction I was searching for a company to send my motorcycle to Kuching, Sarawak via Roll-On/Roll-Off (RoRo) vessel for my Borneo ride trip. I found...

Brunei Vehicle Pass Online

Introduction If you’re planning to enter/exit Brunei, you can now apply for the Brunei vehicle pass (VES) online rather than waiting in the Que and...

Iron Butt Ride Report

Introduction I often had the thought of completing an Iron Butt Ride (Saddle Sore 1610KM) and I’m glad that I’ve completed it now, SOLO! Iron...

Benelli Leoncino 500

Penang 26 January 2018. The all new Benelli Leoncino 500 is set to roll into all authorized Benelli showroom nationwide early February 2018. The response...

Peninsular Malaysia Ride

Introduction It has been almost a year since my 6 Nation’s Borders Ride with my scooter and to start off this year, I rode solo...

Langkawi RoRo Ferry

Langkawi RoRo Ferry

Introduction If you’re planning to ship your Car or Motorcycle to Langkawi via RoRo services, you can now do online booking and it is very...

Benelli TRK 502 Malaysia Review

Introduction Often before you buy a motorcycle, you’ll read the reviews online on what people have to say about the motorcycle that you’re interested in....

Gracious GraFX Putra Stickers

Gracious GraFX or formerly known as Putra Stickers is based in Jeram, Selangor (Malaysia) and it is owned by Azizi who is an UNISEL graduate....

Benelli TRK 502 Center Stand

Introduction Lubricating chain on my TRK can be such a pain and it often requires two-person to complete the job, one to hold the bike...

Thousand Corner Malaysia

Introduction Not to be confused with the 1864 Corners – Mae Hong Son Loop in Thailand, The Thousand Corner of Malaysia (not official name) across...

Waze For Motorcycle

If you still didn’t know, the world’s most popular navigation app Waze recently launched the Waze For Motorcycle option mode and  let you enjoy navigation that is...

Tyre’s sidewall information

There are few things that you will need to check before buying Tyre(s) and not to be cheated by sales person. First of all, you...

Krasaeng Cave in Yala Thailand

Introduction Over the weekend, I decided to do a short trip with my new ride (Benelli TRK 502) and went to Yala province in Thailand...

Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh Bus

Introduction I flew to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to do some sightseeing and after a few days, I decided to go to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam....

Leaking Coocase Box Fix

Coocase Aluminium box, the X-Series comes stock on most of the Benelli TRK 502 motorcycle in Malaysia. Unfortunately, the boxes has defects on it’s bottom...

Malaysia Vehicle Insurance in Thailand

Malaysia Vehicle Insurance in Thailand

Introduction Having vehicle and personal travel insurances are really important and some even choose not to have one but honestly, accidents do happen and they...

World Map Vector Files

I’ve been searching for World Map Vector Files Free Download files on the Internet and most of them are either you need to pay before...

Benelli Malaysia Spare Parts

Introduction If you own a Benelli motorcycle in Malaysia, you might want to download and keep the Benelli Malaysia Spare Parts Price Catalogue which can...

Motorcycle Travel Checklist

Getting Started Preparation is very important especially in getting ready for long distance riding trip. It is ok having a free-spirit, but things do not...

Thailand – Laos Border Crossing

Introduction In this article, I will guide you the steps and the documents needed for crossing into Laos via Thai-Laos Friendship bridge 1 at Nong...

Khmer Halal Foods & Mosques

While I was browsing the Internet to look up for Halal Restaurants & Mosques In Cambodia to help out my fellow Muslim riders, I found...

Halal Foods & Mosques In Laos

While I was browsing the Internet to look up for Halal Restaurants & Mosques In Laos to help out my fellow Muslim riders, I found...

Halal Foods & Mosques In Thai

While I was browsing the Internet to look up for Halal Restaurants & Mosques In Thailand to help out my fellow Muslim riders, I found a...

CIMB Overseas ATM Withdrawal

Introduction CIMB cross-border network has over 3,750 CIMB ATMs which can serve you throughout Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia and Thailand. CIMB overseas withdrawal is FREE...

Carnet De Passage (CPD) Malaysia

Introduction Carnet De Passage Malaysia – A Carnet De Passage is a document that allows you to cross international borders with a vehicle and avoid...

Malaysia – Thailand Border Crossing

Introduction This article generally applicable if you want to cross into Thailand overland but I’ll be more specific on Malaysia – Thailand Border Crossing by...

I-Yerweng | Sea Of Clouds

Introduction I had 3 days off and decided to ride to Yala, south of Thailand to see I-Yerweng hill which is getting popular among the...

Money Changers in KL

I would recommend the following money changers as I’ve used their service personally and I believe their rates are competitive and probably the best money...

Blue Lagoon In Vang Vieng

Blue Lagoon in Vang Vieng, Laos is just about 8 Kilometers  from the city center and it’s in the Tham Phu Kham cave park area....

Kuang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang

The Kuang Si Waterfall is about 30KM away from Luang Prabang city centre which you can easily access via motorcycle, minibus etc. The admission fee...

Blue Lake Lompukiew

Blue / Green Lake Lompukiew is located 30 KM from Tham Pha Tai National Park off Highway 1 in Ngao district. It is just after...

Phu Thap Boek Mountain

Introduction Phu Thap Boek / Phu Tub Berk Mountain can be found in Phetchabun province. Phetchabun is in the lower part of northern Thailand. Phu...

Thailand Tourist Assistance Center

The Thailand Tourist Assistance Center (TAC), under the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Sports, is responsible for coordinating and solving tourism...

6 Nation’s Borders Ride

Introduction March 2017 – The month that I’ve written my own riding story, traveled 8033 KMs on my SYM 171CC scooter to cover 6 Nation’s...

SRT Thailand Train E-Ticket Booking

Introduction From 1 February 2017, State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is restarting its online booking system, now re-branded as E-Ticket SRT (e-TSRT), with the ticket...

Thailand SRT Train Classes Type

Introduction There are only 3 main types of carriages: first, second and third class. Each class has sub-types that affect the quality of the trip...

Transporting Motorcycle On Thailand Train

Introduction Transporting Motorcycle or a Bicycle on a Thailand Train – Thailand is one of the best countries in Asia that offers exciting motorcycling roads...

Thailand Train Ticket Online Booking

Introduction You can now purchase Thailand Train Ticket online directly from SRT Thailand website. More details can be found at the link below: SRT Thailand...

Motorcycle Beginners Guide

Riding a motorcycle can be a smart venture to engage in and enjoy, as long as you play by the rules. For more than a...

Hyosung Cracked Fairing Fix

Hyosung / Naza Blade Cracked Fairing Fix – One of the most common problems on a Hyosung especially on the GT650R is their front Fairings....

Hyosung GiVi Top Case Box

Some of you asked me for some pictures of the Hyosung GiVi Top Case Box that I have installed. Here you go. I’ve customized the...

Hyosung Windshield & Handlebar

I always loved the sports look of the GTR and also loved the riding pleasure of the GT (Naked) version. Not that I can’t ride...

#1 Bikers Spa & Polishing

If you’re in the Klang Valley, Malaysia and looking for a place to wash your bike with an excellent service, I would highly recommend you...

Motorcycle Clutch Cable Maintenance

Introduction At times, you will find your clutch cable is getting quite hard or maybe you’re having difficulty in getting your machine into neutral (N)...

RZM Motor (Bengkel Bard)

RZM Motor (Bengkel Bard) Paya Jeras – If you’re in Malaysia, specifically in klang valley, one of the best Hyosung / Naza Blade technicians can...

1864 Corners – Mae Hong Son Loop

Introduction What more can you ask for a company trip! Yes, this northern Thailand 1864 Corners – Mae Hong Son Loop was a company trip...

Hyosung Engine Oil Change Interval

The debate on Hyosung Engine Oil Change Interval or any other vehicles will never end. Some recommends every 3000KM, 5000KM or some said it depends on...

Choosing The Right Engine Oil

Choosing the right engine oil can be quite difficult sometimes. Honestly, most engine oil these days can be just good enough for your motorcycle but...

How to turn ON and OFF your motorcycle?

Introduction How to turn ON and OFF your motorcycle? In my recent Facebook post, I’ve asked “How do you switch off your motorcycle after riding”...

General Hyosung Maintenance

Motorcycle maintenance is more than doing maintenance on your motorcycle because you have to do it now or it is time to do it right...

Hyosung Front Sprocket Nut Issue

It would be a real pain while you enjoy riding your motorcycle on a sunny day and suddenly the Hyosung front sprocket nut comes off the...

Custom GPS / Mobile Holder

In the recent weeks, I’ve been surveying online to see if there is any specific GPS or Mobile holder for Hyosung. Unfortunately, I can’t really...

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Hyosung Common Problems

These problems are based on 2014 GT250R that I’ve gathered online based on other Hyosung users. Hyosung / Naza Blade common problems: 1. Cracked or...

Hyosung Battery Maintenance

Hyosung Motorcycle Battery Maintenance – If you’re having problems with your bike’s battery or you just would like know more about it, please read the...

Hyosung Cold Start Problem

Hyosung Motorcycle Cold Start Problem – Well, it has been almost 3 weeks now I  am having this problem. Basically, my bike is having hard time...

Hyosung’s Infamous Plug Cap issue

The infamous plug cap or should I just say it’s the famous issue? Anyway, my Hyosung’s plug cap has been cracked and I’ve just clocked...

2014 Hyosung GT250R Stock Exhaust

This is the standard 2014 Hyosung GT250R Stock Exhaust.  Below are the differences compare to the older ones i.e. 2013. 1. Lightweight 2. Euro specs...

Adjusted Handlebars On Hyosung

Recently, someone asked me whether is there anything can be done to the GT250R / GT650R handlebars as riding in a long journey can be...

Repsol Engine Oil For Hyosung

My bike is due for its first service and I was thinking of trying different brand of Engine Oil (EO). The recommended EO by Naza...

Resetting ECU Settings On Hyosung

Introduction First of all, you must understand what is ECU in general on both motorcycles and cars are for and think about it again if...

How To Check Engine Oil Level?

How To Check Motorcycle Engine Oil Level? Long engine life depends much on the selection of quality oil and the periodic changing of the oil....

Low Engine Oil?

Low Engine Oil Level On A Motorcycle? I find this is interesting. I was on Facebook and found someone ( Mr Amin) posted in the...