Hi, I'm traveling alone to Chiang Rai and was thinking to rent motobike to get around the area. Has any solo ranger does that before? Was it safe and possible?
Has any solo ranger does that before? ..... yes
Was it safe and possible? ..... yes and yes
Yes I have done this, I should stress though that I have a FULL motorcycle licence and also an international driving permit. I was stopped by the police several times and this documentation was thoroughly examined.
If you do not have the right documentation I would strongly advise against it as not only do you open yourself up to paying lots of "fines" but you will be riding illegally and thus not covered on ANY insurance including your travel insurance which could be very costly if you have an accident and hurt either yourself or another. I would suggest checking your travel insurance anyway as some insurance companies specifically exclude riding a motorcycle.
If you rent a motorcycle examine it carefully point out any existing damage and photograph it before riding off.
I agree with the above, just be sure to always wear a helmet, to lessen your chances of being stopped, in thousons of kilometers I have driven around many areas of Thailand, I have never been pulled over.