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Mui Ne Police Sand Dune TrapMui Ne Boats

10th June 2017

Mui Ne Police trap, what is it, and why has it become famous? The Mui Ne Police trap has become a famous problem for backpackers travelling Vietnam by motorbike. An army of police hiding around the popular Sand Dune areas of Mui Ne, waiting with trucks in hand to stop, scare and intimidate backpackers into handing

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Is the Honda XR reliable and fixable!

6th June 2017

The Honda XR is an international household name, and is a motorbike that is suitable for both on and off-road driving. Most off-road enthusiasts will be familiar with the Honda dual sport series, Honda Baja, Honda XR and Honda CRF. The motorbike is known for its indestructible capabilities and unbeatable reliability, which causes confusion when

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Motorbike from Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi

30th May 2017

5 advantages to motorbike from Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi A motorbike holiday has been selected, the idea is set… but now the difficult decision of deciding which direction to drive, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh or Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi! At Tigit we think Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi is the best way! However please

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Motorbike from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh

5 advantages to motorbike from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh A motorbike holiday has been selected, the idea is set… but now the difficult decision of deciding which direction to drive, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh or Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi! This article promotes the idea of Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh. However, when

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Top gear Motorbike Vietnam SpecialTop gear motorbike Vietnam special

21st April 2017

The Top gear Motorbike Vietnam special was released on 28th December 2008. This 75 minute special is responsible for the boom in the concept of buying motorbikes to travel across Vietnam. Top Gear Motorbike Vietnam Special concept Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May are given boxes of money to purchase a vehicle to travel

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Motorcycle for sale in Vietnammotorbike for sale Vietnam

19th April 2017

Finding a motorcycle for sale in Vietnam is no easy task! It can be difficult navigating the web and small roadside stores when looking for a motorcycle for sale in Vietnam. Tigit Motorbikes provides a framework of safety for both expats and travelers. Clearly written terms and paperwork which have the idea of cancellations and

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Vietnam Scooter hire and options available to travelers.motorbikes for travelers

Vietnam scooter hire from Tigit Motorbikes Tigit Motorbikes has scooters for hire between $10 a day or $250 for a journey of up to 35 days. This works out at just $7 a day and is perfect for a one way motorcycle hire! Vietnam scooter hire can range in qualities, with most rental companies opting

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City rentals and bashing the Yamaha Nouvo

15th April 2017

Removing and firing the Yamaha Nouvo from our fleet of motorbikes was one of the most unique decisions that Tigit Motorbikes has ever made! The Yamaha Nouvo remains to be the “go to” rental scooter, and the scooter that the majority of Expats own. As a result, bashing the Yamaha Nouvo is a great way to

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110cc VS 125 cc VS 150cc the delusions

CC or cubic centimeters is used to determine engine displacement, in other words it determines the size of the engine. The “CC” of a motorbike can affect the power of the vehicle, but it is not the only factor to consider. A 110cc is not necessarily slow! Within Vietnam and dealing with motorbikes on a mass

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Motorbike rentals, Yamaha, Suzuki and Honda comparisons!

13th April 2017

Motorbike rentals Working at Tigit we have a unique perspective of motorbikes that few in the world get to witness. Dealing with long distance rentals over time, the same motorbikes come back through our mechanic shop over and over again. Sometimes travelling distances of up to 10,000KM before re-visiting our primary mechanic in Ho Chi

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City rental and which scooter to choose

12th April 2017

What Scooters does Tigit have? The Honda Blade Semi-automatic Positives: A scooter that is never going to break down. Light weight to drive and good with gas consumption. Over time, the Honda Blade is going to be the cheapest option for a city rental! Negatives: The Blade has no under the seat storage space and the

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The Detech Honda Win manual

THE HONDA WIN IN VIETNAM Estimated value – $150-700 The Win and the Detech Honda Win are the most common motorbike to be found in the backpacker street. A joke of a motorbike that wobbles around and breaks down all through the country. Surprisingly expensive to fix and generally an absolute burner of dollar notes

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