Cycling up Bukit Malawati, Kuala Selangor, Malaysia

If you feel like doing some moderate climbing you can cycle up Bukit Malawati in Kuala Selangor. To make it more challenging leave your 30-speed mountain bike at home and bring out your 6-speed 20 inch tyre folding bikes to do the job. The hill used to be a strong fort for the Selangor SultanateContinue reading “Cycling up Bukit Malawati, Kuala Selangor, Malaysia”

Cycling along paddy fields in Sekinchan, Malaysia

To escape the city where I live I would go Sekinchan 60km away and get transported in the middle of paddy fields. Here you will have depending on months either soothing green fields with golden rice or meadow of brown hay welcoming you. Cycling paths between the paddy fields goes on for miles with hardlyContinue reading “Cycling along paddy fields in Sekinchan, Malaysia”

Eating Post Cycling

One of the benefits of cycling around for about 2 hours or so and in the process burned off 200 calories is the guilt-free sense of entitlement of a reward to eat food that easily doubles or triple the calories you have just burned off. I guess more cycling is in order now. Let’s ride!Continue reading “Eating Post Cycling”

Dangers of Mass Cycling

I like Mass Cycling events for the opportunity to meet friends, old and new. As a gathering of similar interest cyclists there is lots to talk about. However i am not a fan of cycling in a mass cycling event. I find it to be nerve wrecking actually with my trigger fingers permanently on standbyContinue reading “Dangers of Mass Cycling”

Compulsive Bicycle Buying Disorder (CBBD) : It started with just one bike…

I’m amazed at the rabbit-like breeding capability of bicycle ownership (The initial single bike purchase has the ability to split itself like a single cell cancer growth). It would just take a single bike purchase to start you on the path of eventually having a bike for every discipline, different bikes for different sets ofContinue reading “Compulsive Bicycle Buying Disorder (CBBD) : It started with just one bike…”

Cycling in the (Purple) Haze

I’ve done many silly things before but last Sunday adds to the list. Despite my better judgement I decided to participate in the Putrajaya Inter Park Ride, a 19-km fun ride around the many parks and lakes in the administrative capital. What made the ride silly was the hazy condition that day where the AirContinue reading “Cycling in the (Purple) Haze”

A Journey of a 1000 miles starts with a good saddle

Hello everyone this is my very first post in my new blog on everything about cycling. Welcome. When you are cycling 100km a day, a good saddle will make the journey much more enjoyable, if that doesn’t works out, there’s always Vaseline šŸ™‚ …ouchhh (How to apply? At the end of your ride, just applyContinue reading “A Journey of a 1000 miles starts with a good saddle”