Bangkok Dumb & Dangerous: Episode 1: Urban Survival

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by canoli, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. canoli

    canoli human

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    People often ask me what it's like to ride a motorcycle in Downtown Bangkok. So I made this video of a typical day trip to answer some of those questions:
    :D

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  2. fuggy

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    Ha! I loved it. You are hilarious, way to put a funny spin on riding in chaos. :lol3
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  3. acejones

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    I bailed out of one taxi there because I didn't like the pilots driving.
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  4. Mud Missile

    Mud Missile Aventurero

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    Watchin this video reminds of riding in Caracas, Venezuela. Another city where just riding on the streets is a total adventure. Thanks for sharing the experience. Looking forward to the next installement.
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  5. Catalyst

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    Nice riding, Canoli! Look forward to the future installments!
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  6. SR1

    SR1 Back in S. Korea

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    Looks very familiar, I'll be there again in a month!
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  7. ggoytia

    ggoytia Mobile Fatso

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    Awesome!
    One of these Days Ill ceck off the bucket list.......
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    Loved it. Lookin' forward to episode two. How about a trailer?:D
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  9. canoli

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    Thanks guys glad you liked it. Hoping to have the next installment " Suburbia" out in 3 weeks. I'll post up a trailer for the series later on today.
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  10. Cuttle

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    :clap great vid! looking forward to your next one

    never did Bangkok, but I spend plenty of time riding a chicken-killer in the south (ie riding on purpose on the wrong side along the ditch in order to make a right turn :lol3)
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  11. canoli

    canoli human

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    Again thanks for the compliments.
    MM good to know that crazy scooter driveres arent just a south east asia phenomenon.
    SR1, we'll see you when you get into town.
    Cuttle never heard it called a chicken killer before :rofl.

    Ok since you asked...
    Here is the trailer for the Dumb & Dangerous series:

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  12. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner

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    great video... great "slice of life" stuff
    thanks for sharing it with us
    please be careful
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  13. Bedouintr

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    Awesome man;
    I loved it
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  14. Thinc2

    Thinc2 Paciugo

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    :thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb
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  15. gatling

    gatling Long timer

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    Awesome videos. BKK is a trip!
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  16. canoli

    canoli human

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    Thanks again. Yeah ths place has it's charm. :D We were actually out shooting episode 3 yesterday and I'll be getting the next movie out in a few days.

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    Cheers

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  17. ghostryder

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    :lol3:lol3
    In...love the first video.......cant wait for the next one......
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  18. Blago

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    Sorry to bring up an old thread, but if you see an American riding a white NX250 around the down town area, that's me. The traffic here is unbelievable and noone follows the laws.
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  19. BackRoadNomad

    BackRoadNomad Wandering around

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    I was in Bangkok four times during the early '70's thanks to Uncle Sam. I see not much has changed:eek1:eek1 with the traffic flow except most of the vehicles are newer. If I ever return, I want a Trials bike...makes it easier to jump around and/or over small cars.:lol3
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  20. canoli

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    Hay Blago I'll keep my eye out for ya. Things are still a bit crazy in my area because of the floods but I'll give you a shout around the new year if you want to get out for a ride.

    ADVcoot:
    Trials bike... now THAT's an idea :lol3

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