It used to be that when you came upon a fork in the road while riding, you pulled your trusty map from its waterproof case, and scoured the minuscule lines to find which one would take you where you needed to go. Fortunately, those days are over and every map you could ever need fits…

So you have decided you would like to travel Southeast Asia by motorcycle, but how do you go about buying a motorcycle in┬áSoutheast Asia? Part of the experience of touring Southeast Asia on a motorcycle is not bringing your own bike. Instead, buy or rent what the locals ride, embrace the prevailing conditions and adapt…