Friday, October 31, 2008

Sat Nov 1 MTB ride (MTB)

Route : Sg Ara - Bukit Gambir Hill (Climb) - Paya Terubong - Air Itam Dam Cement trail (Steep Climb) - Iron Cross(Climb) - Titi Kerawang - Balik Pulau - Sg Ara (Climb Pondok Upeh trail) . Starting from : Sg Ara at 7.30am and 7.50 from Junction of Bukit Gambir. Take note and be prepared of the 4 major climbs. For more info call Danny (012-430-5049)

Saturday Nov 1 ride in Penang

Round Island ride starting at 7.15 from E Park. This be a slow for those who have been hibernating... this is your chance. Contact Peng Soon(019-5557609) for more details. Can also arrange for on the route meeting point too, typically Shell Greenlane and Gurney drive traffic lights leading to Tg Tokong. There might be another MTB (offroad) ride to be announced later today (Friday).

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Sunday Nov 2 Kulim road ride

Route Kulim-Kuala Pegang. Distance around 140-150km. Starting place: Jabatan Hutan at 730 am. Pls be on time if you wish to join.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Oct 27 Depavali ride - small turnout and full of mechanical challenges

We have a relatively small turnup for the Depavali ride compared to day befora...Actually only 7 riders including a first timer to mkh rides, welcome Nizam from Junjong. Change ride route to Bukit hijau-Mahang-Selama covering 116km. Even with only 7 riders we have 2 mechanical stoppages with one puncture and the other wheel problem that requires backup vehicle support.

Pic below: You should recognized from the picture whose wheels went puncture and almost could not inflate due to insufficient valve length....."Lembu besar...valve pendek"

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Oct 26 Kulim Air Puteh + Maverick's KT Cycletron official opening

About 3o riders turned up for the relatively short 85km ride before proceding to Maverick's KT Cycletron official opening. We also have couple of first time joiners... warm welcome from MKH...

Pic below : At breakfast stop
Pic below: Jamil first road road ride with the group. Noticed the brand new Colnago Extreme Power...Welcome to the groupPic below: At KT Cycletron
Pic below : Chatting away at the shop..30 minute debate over a Specialized helmet !!! Pic below : Another comfortable discussion in the store
Pic Below: Congratulatory message from MKH cycling Team

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Oct 25 MTB ride report

Lots of climbing for the day ie. 4 hills (5 for some) including newly discovered up hill trail in Balik Pulau. Lots of unspoilt nature,beautiful sceneries and experience riding across streams! Will be visiting that part of the island for many weeks to come. Other than one minor casualty due to damp trail we have an unexpected treat of nature.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Update for the Nov 16 Cameron ride

As proposed earlier the one day-one loop Cameron ride is on. There are are other groups of riders that have confirm participation. The ride will start at 730am sharp from Simpang Pulai. There will be NO WAITING for late comers. So if you do not want to cycle on your own pls be ready before 730am, ride starts ON TIME.

For those who intend to stay in Ipoh on saturday Nov 15 and need accomodation pls confirm by this sunday/monday's ride.

Pls note that you need to make self arrangements for rider and bicycle transport.

Distance is 180+ km and approx 80-90KM uphill so important to pace yourself

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Saturday Oct 25 MTB ride

Since it is raining everyday, we will have a moderate ride on more established trails this saturday. Starting point Air itam market at 745am. Route: Air Itam market to Dam (trail road) - Balik Pulau - Tun Sardon(half way) and off road to Sg Ara. We will stop for Breakfast at Balik Pulau market. for more info call Danny

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Oct 18 Mtb ride to top of Lam Sua Air Itam

Below is a pic of MKH riders and friends from southern Penang Island at the top of Lam Sua last saturday. Sorry did not capture all your names but do look fwd to ride more in the future

Double road ride this weekend and Deepavali

Oct 26 - road ride to Air Puteh aka five hill ride. starting from Jabatan hutan at 730am. the MKH group will proceed to Maverick's shop official opening by 1pm

Oct 27(Monday) road ride to Batu Kurau (150+ km), atarting at 7.30am from jabatan hutan

Friday, October 17, 2008

Leisure ride on Sat Oct 18


E-Park (7:15am) - Greenlane Shell (7:25am) - Gurney Traffic Light (7:45am) - Tg Bunga - Teluk Bahang (Breakfast) - Fruit Farm - U-Turn Back or Proceed to Balik Pulau

It will be a slow ride and we will enjoy the journey.

New riders or long missing riders, bring your bike out later today, clean a bit, put some oils, and come join the fun tomorrow.

Call Peng Soon 019-555-7609 if need more details

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Sunday Oct 19, Kulim road ride

Ride Start at 7.30am from Jabatan Hutan Kulim. Destination: Bukit Hijau

Friday, October 10, 2008

Sat Oct 11, MTB up Penang hill - Starting time changed!

Update : Note that starting time changed to 7.30am

Earlier post:
Starting at Jeep track entrance at 7.45am. Down thru Air Itam (no off road for this ride). Interested or have any question, call Peng Soon or Danny

Monday, October 6, 2008

Proposed Cameron road ride on Nov 15/16

We are gauging for response for a nov 15/16 road ride to Cameron Highlands proposed by KOTRT. There are 2 options

Option 1

Sat 15th Kulim-Ipoh 170km

Sun 16th Spg Pulai-Ringlet-Kg Raja-Spg Pulai 180km

Option 2 (this might be difficult for riders from Penang as it coincide with Penang bridge run ie. closure of the bridge)

Sat drive to Ipoh

Sun 16th Spg Pulai-Ringlet-Kg Raja-Spg Pulai 180km

Pls provide your feedback to Lee or Danny by end of this week. Do note that you need to make own transports arrangements for the journey back.

Sunday 12th Oct Road ride

Road ride to Tanjung Dawai. or so call Ikan bakar ride. Starting point Jabatan hutan at 7.30am.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Oct 4 MTB ride up Penang Hill

Ride start from Air Itam at 8 am via Tsai Siang Lo Kun route and back down via Air itam Dam. For riders from southern region, lets meet at Lakeview junction traffic lights, Relau at 7.30am. Call Danny 012-430-5049 if need more info. Note that the ride is relatively hard and 75% off road.

Sunday Oct 5 Kulim road ride

Road ride starting from Jabatan Hutan Kulim at 7.30am. Easy ride to welcome back our Muslim riders after the month long Ramadan break. Route will be around south Kedah and northern Perak with distance of ~100km. Fast MTBikers are welcomed too.