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Borneo Motorcycle Tour Starts Now

I arrived in Borneo yesterday.  Today I’m ready to head out and explore Borneo on a dirt bike. I wasn’t sure that I would be able to get a motorcycle, or figure out where I should ride it to, when I got here, but I went to Ride Borneo and they totally hooked me up.  The gave me a good deal on a bike for the week.  Showed me all the best places to go on a map.  They even gave me a map and drew the location of every gas station along the way on it (apparently running out of gas is easy to do here).

Now, thanks to Brandon, I have my itinerary worked out.  Here it is:

Stop 1: Sabah State Foundation to see if I can talk my way into a press pass into the uber expensive Maliau Basin (otherwise known as the Lost World of Borneo).

Stop 2: Telupid to sleep.

Stop 3: Sepilok to visit the orangoutangs, and maybe some rhinos.

Stop 4: Kinabatangan to go looking for elephants.

Stop 5: Tawau to see the tallest trees in the world.

After that, who knows? With a dirt bike, I can go basically anywhere except into a national park. I’m so glad the boys at Ride Borneo hooked me up.

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4 Responses to Borneo Motorcycle Tour Starts Now

  1. Lief February 5, 2011 at 9:49 pm #

    Hey Matt,

    Lucky man, I’m terribly jealous.

    You’ll have to tell me how you talk your way into a press pass one day.


  2. Lief February 7, 2011 at 10:41 am #

    Crazy good photo, that.

  3. Scott February 7, 2011 at 9:12 pm #

    Very cool idea. I’ve been looking for a good place to escape on a bike. Maybe Borneo will be that.

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