Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ride of the week: Lazy Lamphun Loop

I designed this route as a recovery ride, ideal following a longer ride the previous day  but it’s also great as an easy ride in its own right, particularly at this time of year when we are looking to be … Continue reading

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Current Conditions -20160420

Weather The current hot streak continues and is showing no sign of abating. Long rides are out for the moment. Temperatures are hitting high 30s by mid-morning and exceeding 40 degrees Celsius by lunchtime. We did have the briefest of … Continue reading

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Ride of the week: Rajabhat University

This route is shamelessly stolen from Jeff Vogel, founder of the Chiang Mai Road Riders Yahoo group and a man with a lot of years cycling in Chiang Mai under his belt. Jeff had posted a ride billed as a … Continue reading

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Ride of the week: Ob Khan National Park

It can get pretty warm at this time of year in Chiang Mai, especially from midday onwards, making those long exploratory rides we love so much not quite as fun. Short and sweet is the order of the day during … Continue reading

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Riding With SoiTan

Dropping back to the shelter of the bunch having done a brief turn helping to pull the impressively long, snaking peloton, I couldn’t help but marvel at how far the Thai cycling scene has come in such a short space … Continue reading

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A mamil in Chiang Mai

Welcome to the Chiang Mai Cyclist blog. I guess a brief introduction is in order. As a middle-aged male into road cycling I guess I fit the definition of mamil pretty well, although I’m not sure my low-end Merida qualifies … Continue reading

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