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Dr. Frazier: Rent Your Own Adventure Ride Photo Gallery

When a friend suggests yet another round the globe ride, Dr. G. comes up with a new spin on the idea – a Rent Your Own Adventure Ride. Read the full story in Dr. Frazier: Rent Your Own Adventure Ride.

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Rentals in Japan were rare, but could be found. This 400 cc model was adequate for the Japanese speed limits and road conditions.
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A wide range of rental motorcycle was available in the Philippines. This agency had over 60 rentals in their fleet.
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In Thailand Harley-Davidsons were pricy at $125.00 USD per day, but available.
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A Kawasaki KLX250 in Thailand could be rented for $25.00 USD per day in certain towns.
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A fleet of rental motorcycles pictured here in Thailand ranged from 110 cc to full-on sport bikes rented by the day, week or month. A downside was leaving a passport as a security deposit.
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I was able to take a motorcycle rented in Thailand out of the country into Malaysia and here pictured into Laos, so one rental could be used for several countries.
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This rented Transalp carried me and my gear all over Laos.
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In Laos there was a wide range of brands of motorcycles available for rent, but not much over 500 cc.
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In Cambodia rental agencies catered to foreigners with mostly dual purpose motorcycles like the ones pictured at this agency, again requiring a passport for deposit, or a hefty amount of cash.
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A rental motorcycle in Vietnam like this one pictured would likely be under 175 cc, which was enough for the Vietnam roads and traffic conditions.
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Pictured is a rare motorcycle rental agency on Borneo (in the Malaysian part), but rentals were available.
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Borneo also has big displacement motorcycles available for rent in the Malaysian parts, but expensive due to high import taxes.
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Indonesia could be explored on a rental motorcycle like this one.
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Malaysia rentals were hard to find. Rentals were inexpensive unless the renter wanted a large displacement motorcycle.
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Finding rental motorcycles in Burma (Myanmar) was tough, but not impossible. This one pictured was in Rangoon.