Tag Archives: motorcycles

Vespa Fun

Back in 1978 a biker working as a cook at Serendipity 3 said, “Riding a Vespa is like fucking a tranny. It’s a lot of fun until one of your friends sees you.” Obviously he never saw Long Mint. I met her in BKK. She wanted 10,000 baht for an hour. I had 7000. She […]

IN ABSENCE OF AMNESIA by Peter Nolan Smith on Kindle

Most relationship end at the same point and throughout the 1980s my romances t-boned with fate in New York and Paris. I fell in love time and time again with the right women in the wrong places, but also never realized what I had until it was gone. My long novella IN ABSENCE OF AMNESIA […]

Kids On Bikes

I love riding with my kids. I’ve only had one accident with Angie. Nothing bad. Only scrapped skin. All accidents that don’t kill you build character.

Most Dangerous Drivers in Pattaya

I’ve been traveling in Asia over 16 years and have survived a head-on motorcycle crash along the Burma border, a mudslide in Sulawesi, and the chaos of Bangkok traffic. My scariest drive in Thailand was during a blinding rainstorm through the Khao Yai Mountains. Insects smashed into the windscreen and the wipers smeared their bodies […]