Today we are covering for you a journey of two friends from Indonesia en route to Kuala Lumpur to Pattaya to conquer the road, enjoying beautiful scene of South East Asia and meeting old friends. It is Teddy Sanjaya who started wheels of wanderer, a non profit brand (if we can call it a brand) you can find on Instagram that collects Teddy’s journey and his adventurous motorcycle life. Teddy started his passion with motorcycle in his early age and finally have his beautiful moment on his life when he owned a 1950’s Harley Davidson WL Flat Head. with his rustic lover, he conquered almost everything in Indonesia. From sumatera terrain to the wildersness of eastern Indonesia, Sumba.
In This journey, joining from Lawless Garage is Yusuf Abdul Jamil A.K.A. Ucup Lawless. big chance that you have already know him, so no introduction needed. Without further a do, lets the story begin!
DAY 1, Kuala Lumpur
Teddy and Ucup were welcomed by their malaysian friend, Badroel and Fahmi. Both is a senior motorcyclist in Malaysia and are very kind to the crew with lending Teddy and Ucup the bikes needed for the trip. They also accompanied Teddy and Ucup until the Malaysia-Thailand border, Padang Besar. on this trip Teddy rides 1982 Harley Davidson Shovel Head, while Ucup takes the honnor to ride the British made 1956 Triumph Motorcycle.
Started very early in the morning, Teddy, Ucup, Fahmi and Badroel rides fast but they experienced few engine trouble at the middle of the trip. they finished 500 Km in almost 24 hours. after several beating on the fast road triumph have to raise with flag and then replaced with a newer version of Bonnevile. it was monday night when they arrived at the border and decided to call it a night.
This Picture above shows Ucup and Teddy Posing before starting their journey from KL to Pattaya
Day 2, Malaysia – South Thailand
They leave the border in the morning after a sip of coffee and start the second day of the trip. After 300 km ride and of course few bike trouble here and there, they arrived at a beach and make a small camp there.
Teddy discussing route with Fahmi while Ucup resting his back and enjoying the fresh air
Day 3, Bangkok
The third day was unpredictable, they have to say goodbye to Fahmi because his bike cannot continue the trip. they have to get the bike towed back to Kuala Lumpur. So it is just Teddy and Ucup now on the way to Bangkok, without knowing the route and without any friends to help them.
Ucup enjoying his triumph
Day 4, Pattaya Bike week
Teddy and Ucup were lucky because finally they get helped from Thailand motorcyclist, apparently, they were Fahmi’s old friend. They guided the way in Bangkok to Pattaya Bike Week to visit Pattaya Bike Week.
The bike show was not the destination, but the journey is. Thank you guys for showing us what true bikers really are. it is not about posing in your bike and taking pictures, it is not about how many likes you can get from your bike post, but it is about leaving all things behind, seeing old and new friends in an unknown terrain and enjoy every second of the journey!
So it’s a wrap for today, you can enjoy the snaps from the trip below!
Dynamite duo, Teddy & Ucup
Teddy on Harley Davidson Shovel Head
Ucup rides fast with the old British friend, triumph motorcycles
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