We believe a tour or training is only as good as the guide that leads it. We pride ourselves on the skill and expertise of our guides. Our head guide Manoch Abdulkaree can claim the title of being the Thai enduro champion 20 years running. Manoch’s success is not unanimous to Thailand, with many International championships under his belt.
Manoch’s reputation amongst the Thai and International Asian Enduro scene as a top rider is clear but it’s his attributes as a top guy that really make Manoch a fantastic guide. With unbelievable riding skills and a great attitude to go with them you’ll be lucky to have Manoch as a guide.
Manoch’s laid-back, easygoing attitude mixed with with extensive knowledge of all tracks and trails on the Eastern Seaboard really make him an exceptional tour guide and trainer. He is also a highly skilled mechanic and plays a big role in maintaining the fleet.
Giles, in the center of the photo really is the rock of Enduro-Madness. This man’s skills have no limits and his roles include MD, enduro guide / trainer, company founder and organizer of Tracks N Trails enduro training by Enduro-Madness. The attention to detail and levels of meticulous planning Giles puts in to ensure each customer gets the tour of a lifetime really shows testament to the man. Giles knows each track and trail on surrounding the Pattaya outback like the back of his hand and aims to make all of his tours full of fun and action as you will see with his constant joking and laughing along the way. Giles drive at Enduro-Madness is sending each customer home safe, smiling and with a huge sense of achievement and he never lets down on his promise.
Kung, or how he’s also known, ‘Kung Monster due to the apparent ease he hauls stranded dirt bikes out of the deepest muddy bogs or ‘Wheelie King’ as the man can wheelie a bike anywhere for as long as he chooses. Kung’s attributes don’t stop at a monster wheelie, he’s an excellent enduro rider and is well known for his patient, quiet helpfulness and offering an abundance of tips and advice to riders to help them improve along the way. Kung is also a top mechanic and can be praised for keeping the Enduro-Madness machine in motion by maintaining our bikes to perfection.
Auy is a Professional Enduro racer currently enjoying sponsorship by Honda and competing all across Thailand. Auy is the current champion of Thailand’s Enduro cross championship and is tipped for Enduro domination for the foreseeable future as one of Thailand’s leading powerhouses in the field. Although Auy does not speak the best English in the world he is never without his winning smile putting all that ride with him at ease. Last but not least Auy’s an important part of our highly competent mechanical team.
Or Big Ali, as we like to call him, speaks perfect English, and his skills in teaching new riders are second to none. Ali’s years of enduro experience and riding bikes enables him to take none riders and have them hitting single track jungle trails within a few hours. Big Ali has a 100% success rate of taking any beginner and having them riding for the Enduro-Madness experience within an hour. Big Ali has literally taught over a thousand riders often beginning as non-riders and becoming Enduro-Madness regulars. His easy going personality makes him a great guide, excellent trainer and a very important part of the Tracks N Trails operation.
Aod’s literally spent his whole life riding the tracks and trails of Pattaya and surrounding Satthip town. His experience of the local tracks and his years of Enduro rider make Aod and invaluable member of the team and a top tour guide. Aod, like Kung, is also a quiet guy but is always on hand to offer help and give guidance to our riders. Aod’s 70km round commute to work daily is testament to his absolute love of riding.
Keg’s a highly skilled and extremely intelligent lady. Her work ethic is partly responsible for the success of the business keeping everything running on time and to maximum effect.
Yum Yum mans the phones daily from dusk till dawn, booking hotels, arranging minibuses answering queries and all general marketing. Yum Yum has worked at Enduro-Madness for seven years and is truly a valued member of the team.
Dog is another long running member of the Enduro Madness team with 6 years under his belt being a truly valued member of the mechanical team that is so important to Enduro-Madness’s success.
Toy’s a much liked top guy who is responsible for ensuring our ATV vehicles are running day in day out and has been with us from day one.
Ya will be waiting for you with an infectious smile and will help you get sized up and suited and booted in all your safety gear before the tour begins. She is also responsible for maintaining and cleaning all the gear keeping it spotless for the next day’s riders. Ya also assist in flipping the burgers and keeping our half day riders fed and watered.
Bon will be waiting for you with an infectious smile and will help you get sized up and suited and booted in all your safety gear before the tour begins. She is also responsible for maintaining and cleaning all the gear keeping it spotless for the next day’s riders. Bon also assist in flipping the burgers and keeping our half day riders fed and watered.
Patrick’s a real asset to the team. With his half Thai half Swiss heritage he speaks perfect Thai, German and English. Patrick is a highly skilled guide with a wealth of knowledge of the tracks and trails along the Eastern Seaboard.
Jack is great fun and will be sure to give you a tour to remember. Jack also speaks excellent English which helps a lot with our English speaking customers.
Goh has been with us for four years now and is an awesome ATV guide. Goh will be sure to answer all of your tour needs.
Von is responsible for getting you to all you tour destinations on time and with his incredible knowledge of hotels and landmarks he never fails.
Yap or ‘evel knievel’ of minibus drivers. Strap in and enjoy the ride Yap will certainly prepare you for the wild trails ahead, haha.