The capital’s newest sport? Motorbike racing on sand. Words by Elisabeth Rosen. Photos by David Harris
The folks at KUB Cafe are using the beach at the end of Ngo 200 Au Co to good effect, by setting up a drag racing course for avid motorbike riders to battle it out on the sand.
Trail bike enthusiasts in Hanoi have a new playground
Almost everything you need to know about getting a driving license in Vietnam
There’s a downside to the speed and chaos of driving in this country, and three of our editors have felt it personally. These are their stories. Photo by Mads Monsen
“There are many reasons to love a Harley-Davidson,” explains Nguyen Viet Tao, president of Hanoi HOG — more formally known as the Hanoi Harley Owners Group. “They are iconic, sexy and manly. They also represent freedom and a brotherhood that has translated very well in Vietnam.”
As bikes get bigger and texting fingers get itchier, it’s up to a new generation of helmets to save us from ourselves. Compiled by Vu Ha Kim Vy
Love it, hate it, like it, lust it, make your bike into something just that little bit special. Here are 10 owners who got into pimp mode. Compiled by Hoa Le and Nick Ross
It was the late 1990s at a tiny, nameless coffee shop. One expat was a regular, sitting on the plastic chairs a few times a week, sipping ca phe sua da and making polite conversation with the shop’s owner, an aging and unassuming local man. But it wasn’t the coffee that kept him coming back.