Tonys Big Bikes Tours was originally established in 2003.
Special motorcycle tours tailored to group requirements, Tonys Big Bikes in Chiang Mai was originally established in 2003 by Tony Cook and is nowadays managed by two British expats Jeff and Duncan. What better way to explore the beautiful, rural countryside of Thailand than to be in the middle of nature on a big bike, an unforgettable experience with memory’s that will last a lifetime! After Tony retired in 2013 he got replaced by Duncan, Jeff joined the company in 2007 and between them, they have over 100.000km and 15 years experience of riding bikes in Northern Thailand and are happy to share their adventures lifestyle and knowledge with you.
Tonys Big Bikes well recommended by the Lonely Planet.
Well recommended by the Lonely Planet, they provide your big bike tour trips in a professional, honest, friendly and reliable way so you can enjoy unforgettable tours in Thailand.Their main concern is not the money, although it is a necessity, they care more about your experience and adventure on your ride.
Lots of different bike tours are available starting from a Chiang Mai tour on a scooter, a one day guided tour, a two-day tour, a “Golden Triangle” seven days guided tour up to a four country, eleven-day tour that will take you from Thailand to Burma, Laos and the Chinese border. You can customize your big bike tour rides by combining different tours to your own personal liking, Tonys Big Bikes will do everything to ensure that you will have the ride of your life!
Tailor-made tours with or without a guide including insurance and materials such as helmets, shoes, jackets, gloves, GPS and anything your ride with big bikes will require.Book well in advance especially for the longer tours since these guys are really busy and have to prepare visa entries, bookings, overnight stays etc, depending on the tour you like to take. To participate one must be at least 25 years young and must be in possession of a full MC license of a minimum of 3 years, a license from your home country will suffice, but an international driving license is preferred.
A wide variety of big bikes to choose from.
There is a wide variety of big bikes to choose from starting from 110 cc automatic scooters up to for example the Kawasaki Versys 650 and there latest new BMW F800GS. Also a great street bike, the Triumph Bonneville T100.
Comprehensive insurance for rental vehicles is unobtainable in Thailand so Tonys Big Bikes has put together the chart in this link to show the various levels of insurance available to you depending on whether you are on one of our guided motorcycle tours or if you decide to “go it alone” with just motorcycle rental. Please note that a daily premium is payable for the “Upgrade Insurance” whilst for the Guided Tours it is included as we are a fully bonded member with the Tourist Authority of Thailand.
Here is some more information on the current owners of Tonys Big Bikes:
Duncan Green originally hails from Somerset in the UK and has been visiting Thailand for many years, primarily to ride motorcycles on the brilliant roads throughout the country. Duncan moved to Chiang Mai in 2010 where he met Jeff via the shop and the two became firm friends and riding buddies. He subsequently joined with Jeff in 2013 to replace Tony. He is a very proficient rider both on and off road and his stable currently includes a Triumph Tiger 1050, a Honda CB1100, a Yamaha XJR1300 and a tweaked Honda CRF250.
Apart from bikes, Duncan’s interests include cricket and rugby. His longterm partner is a lovely Thai lass named “Bo” who also does a lot of the admin duties in the shop.
Jeff Pike is a passionate biker, originally from Poole, Dorset, England and has been legally riding since 1979. He originally visited South East Asia in 2001 for an off-road motorcycle tour to Laos based out of Chiang Mai. He fell in love with the place and after many subsequent visits, also fell in love with a local girl and relocated here in 2005.
Jeff’s pride & joy is his beautiful tuned and lightly customised Triumph Bonneville. He also owns a Royal Enfield Classic 500 back in England which gets ridden once a year. Jeff’s other interests are beer, family and bull terriers. He is married to “Kat” and if you’re lucky you’ll bump into her at the shop where you’ll experience her bubbly personality and dazzling smile!
17 Ratchamanka rd.
Chiang Mai 50200
For more information go to:
Facebook: Tony’s Big Bikes
Or call: +66 053207124
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