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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Kayuhan Kuale Bandar Diraja 2010 - Kuala Kangsar MTB Jamboree (31 OCT 2010)

DATE : 31 Oktober 2010 ( Sunday)
FLAG OFF TIME : 7.30 a.m
TREK : 50 KM


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  • Phone : 04-2631688
  • H/P : 012-5550544
  • Shop : 216, Lebuh Carnarvon, Penang.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Butterworth Airbase ‘FUN RIDE’

Tempat : Mes Perwira TUDM Butterworth ~ GPS coordinate 5 27′46.50″N, 100 22′56.56″E

Tarikh : 10 Julai 2010 (sabtu) ; Masa :7.30 am ; Bayaran : FREE ; Trek : Offroad 60%, Tarmac 40%

Makanan disediakan ; Penyertaan hanya terhad kepada 200 rider sahaja…..!!

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Salam kepada semua rider-rider MTB ataupun RB…
Dengan segala hormatnya TUDM Pangkalan Udara Butterworth menjemput anda semua untuk memeriahkan Kayuhan perasmian Hawk MTB-BACC (Butterworth Airbase Cycling Club), Butterworth Airbase ‘FUN RIDE’. Kayuhan sejauh 28 km, meliputi sekitar kawasan Pangkalan Udara Butterworth. Kayuhan santai-santai jer….

Untuk keterangan lanjut sila hubungi : Shukri~019-5712101, Ku~019-4196858, Ridzuan~0123995695.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Heritage Ride- Colouring contest on 27June 2010 - (Sunday )

Cyclethon Program from Penang to Taipei on 03/07/2010

Penang Animal Sanctuary Society is organizing a Cyclethon Program from Penang to Taipei by Mr Por Cheng Han on 03/07/2010 and expected will take 50days to reach Taipei. The main purpose of this event is to raise awareness among the public on animal welfare and animal rights.

Kindly help to seek co-operation from your cycling club to assist to get some local connection for below route:
1. Butterworth
2. Sungai Petani
3. Alor Setar
4. Bukit Kayu Hitam
We hope that the person from local cycling association will assist Mr Por during emergency and if possible, escort him to the next destination.
Your kind assistance for this matter is highly appreciated. Hope to get favourable respond from you soon.
Thanks & Rgds,
(H/P 012-454-7050)

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Green-Gold Eco Ride, 6 June 2010

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The second edition of the Green - Gold Ride, also known as the Eco-ride got off to a wet start due to the heavy
morning shower. We were delighted with the big turnout and enthusiastic support despite the rain.

We had riders all the way from Australia, Japan, Sungai Petani, Lunas, Kulim, Sungai Bakap, BM and the island. Not to mention the local contingents from Sungai Puyu and Raja Uda.

To All, we'd like to extend our heartfelt thanks for the great support and cooperation for a great ride.

In hindsight, we note that some powerful riders were too strong for the family groups and in future, we will break up the ride into different categories for a smoother ride and better management.

See you again for the next edition of the Green-Gold Ride. Ride On!!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Green -Gold Ride is Back!

Green -Gold Ride is Back!

Scheduled for Sunday, 6 June 2010 and hosted by Laksamana Cycle Club in collaboration with the Majlis Sukan Negeri Pulau Pinang. This time, it is going to be a bigger event than the warm-up event held in January.

There will be a slight modification of the route which will make the distance about 35km. The ride will still be easy, passing through the padi fields and kampungs of Penaga - KualaMuda.

Gathering at 6.30am. Flag-off at 7am sharp. Marshalling point is at the car park of Taman Robina recreation area near the beach.

Light food and refreshment will be provided at the half way point, near Kuala Muda town.

The PDRM, RELA and St. Johns Ambulance Brigade will be there to provide the necessary traffic control and support.

Pls. contact the following for further details :-

James Peng : 012-4339335
Raymond Ho : 012-4988462
BS Tan : 016-4110380

Ride On!!

Monday, March 1, 2010

Betong Ride 26-27 Feb. 2010

Last Friday, 26 Feb. 2010, five intrepid members of Laksamana Cycle Club decided to test their endurance and took up the challenge to ride to Betong. The distance was roughly 200km to and fro. The ride started at 6.30am. Went via the Butterworth-Kulim Highway. After the Inokom assembly plant, the road was narrow and the traffic was fast. Quite a dangerous stretch. Have to keep your concentration.

After the 40th km, some riders were starting to feel the effects of the ride.Stopped at Baling for lunch around 12.30pm. After Baling, the "real" challenge started. It was uphill all the way - for about 18km - 9km of tortuous climb to Kroh or Pengkalan Hulu now and another 9km of slow ascent to the border.

By now, it was about 2.30pm. The sun was blazingly hot and the climb was sheer torture. You can feel the heat bouncing off the road and hitting you in the face while the sun fried you from above.
Worse, there were no trees to escape to for some shade. So, we had to move on or become fried sausages with a side order of fried eggs as well!!

It was a relief when we saw the immigration checkpoint. We cleared immigration in a breeze..everyone was supportive and very accomodating. Must have pitied us when we told them that we cycled from Butterworth! Or was it respect?

The immigration checkpoint was situated a few hundred metres above sea level. Even higher than Baling Hill itself.

At last, the Land of Smiles beckoned. Betong town was another 7km from the border and thankfully was a downhill ride all the way. We rode around the town for a tour to identify landmarks and get our bearings and also to check out the hotels.

Finally settled for the Butterfly Princess Hotel which was slightly away from the town centre. Rate
was RM73 for a standard room. The rooms were clean and airy. No complaints there.

Betong is one hilly town - you can be riding along a perfectly flat road to meet a steep rise after you turn a corner, with an equally steep dip after the rise. Almost like riding a rollercoaster - but twice the fun!!

By the time we checked in and had our bath, it was dinner time. Took a tuk tuk to Da Ren restaurant for rice with stir fried dishes and "Too Khar". The pork leg was the biggest I ever saw and the five of us struggled to do proper justice to it. Wished you were there Doc.

After dinner, we took a walk around the town and back to the hotel to work off some of the "Too Khar". The night life was happenning. The bars, discos and restaurants were packed...however, we were all too pooped to sample any of the very tempting offers we had...

The next morning, we rode out to the town for breakfst of "wan than" noodles and roast pork.
The roast pork was perfectly roasted and delicious for a meat lover like me.

Next stop was the Piyamit Tunnel - the base for the now disbanded Communist Party of Malaya. Toured the tunnel complex and small musuem. The ex-communists are now very able and friendly business people. Most of them are at their twilight years but still very strong and healthy. We wish them all the best in their new role as civillians and not as the feared guerillas anymore. The Piyamit Tunnel is about 20km from Betong and situated atop a steep hill.

We had a late lunch at Da Ren again. On the way back to the immigration checkpoint, Mike had a nasty fall when his front wheel got stuck in the drain covers right in front of the immigration counter. His handle was badly bent and he had a bad knock on his bum. The "cavalry" consisting of Doc and Lam met up with the casualties at Baling and they were ferried home. The rest of us continued our journey home and it was dark by the time we reached Butterworth. All in all, it was a useful "recce" foray into the LOS.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

CNY Ride to Lembah Bujang/Merbok Archaeological Museum, 17-02-2010

On the fourth day of the CNY, seven club members including a guest from G club, Susumu san, decided to make good use of the holiday break and ride to the archaeological museum at Merbok.

The ride started at 7.30am. Stopped at Kota Kuala Muda to see the remnants of a fort built by the sultan of Kedah in the 18th century and visited the Chinese temple in Kota Kuala Muda. Reached Pantai Merdeka at 9.30am. Went to look for a boat to take us over to Tanjong Dawai across the Merbok rivermouth. Apparently we were early! The tide was out and the boat service only started at 10am. So, we had a leisurely breakfast of fried rice, iced lemon tea and fruits at the restaurant of the Pantai Merdeka resort.

Went across to Tanjong Dawai at around 10.30am. Carried our bikes and loaded them into the boat from the beach at Pantai Merdeka. It was rather cramped with seven riders and our bikes into one boat! Refilled our water bottles at Tanjong Dawai town and got batteries for the camera. We were not very sure of the route as we only had the cloudy satellite images from google for reference.

Anyway, we reached the objective safely, taking the side roads passing mangrove forests, padi fields and kampungs. The sun was merciless! We took refuge in the air-conditioned museum and took our time "examining" the exhibits on display very closely. Then we toured the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple complex that dated back to the 12th and 13th century.

The ride to the museum and back to Tanjong Dawai was about 36km. The distance from Lorong Laksamana to Pantai Merdeka was another 25km. At the end of the day, it was a very "educational excursion"- as what Susumu san very aptly summarised.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

penang first ride of the year 23-1-2010

Padi Field Ride - scheduled for the second Sunday of each month.

Commencing in March 2010, the club has decided to dedicate every second Sunday of each month to take guests and members around the scenic padi fields of Penaga - Kuala Muda.

Marshalling point is in front of SMK Telok Air Tawar. The ride starts at 7.00am.
Please bring your own food and water. Please join the ride at your own risk. The club will not be responsible nor liable for any injuries or mishaps that might occur.

Some parts of the ride will pass through the main roads. For these stretches, please ride single file and follow the directions of the marshalls strictly- for your own safety.

We shall keep the distance to a maximum of 35km. Please also check to ensure that your bikes are in good enough condition to take you through the ride safely.

See you all there. Ride on!!

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Green-Gold Ride, Sunday, 17 Jan. 2010

What a fantastic ride! Although the start was slightly delayed, everyone had a refreshing ramble through the padi fields and rural kampungs of Penaga - Kuala Muda.

Our thanks and appreciation to the Polis DiRaja Malaysia who were very proffessional in ensuring the riders safety through efficient traffic control. Also to the Penang state government, through their Penang Participative Sports Programme, for bringing the ride over to the mainland for a change.

Our thanks also to the other clubs and riders who participated, G Club, the riders from Raja Uda, Sg, Puyu and Penang.
Special thanks to Syarikat Perniagaan Chin Seang ( Le Run dealer ) and our club patron, Mr. Chai for their support and sponsorship. Also to Acoustic & Lighting Systems for the loan of the PA system.Last but not least, to all our club committee, members and family for their support, great effort and teamwork to make this Green - Gold Ride, our inaugural organising effort for 2010 a huge success. Bravo everyone!!

Green Gold ride on Chinese sinchew daily


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