Monthly Archives: February 2006

Bukit Kiara 2006: Chinese New Year holiday (Part 2)

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Wearing one shoe Wearing the other shoe Parking lot right outside the gate Driving up the hill Chino is getting used to standing in the truck’s bed Everyone getting ready to board the truck What are you looking at? Monkeys are common at the Bukit Kiara jogging track This one is oblivious to the photographer Mountain bikers in awe as they witness for their first time street luge being practiced in Malaysia Furlong sits up to take the final 90 degree left turn…. ….and lays back down entering the inside apex….the yellow lines are good visual markers Exiting the turn … Continue reading

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Bukit Kiara 2006: Chinese New Year holiday (Part 1)

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Furlong and Chino spent the Chinese New Year holiday riding at Bukit Kiara, getting in a total of 10 runs each. It was definitely a hot day. Photographer Vignes Balasingam also showed up with his girlfriend as well as his Nikon D70s digital SLR camera. Briefing the beginners Getting ready Showing position on the board Don’t spread your legs too wide open Participants still listening to instructions Vig getting ready with his camera Getting the feel for body position Natra is all smiles apparently Still learning to brake Now it’s Natra’s turn Keeping it real here in hot sunny Malaysia … Continue reading

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Bukit Tinggi 2006: 6.6 km road

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After having only read first-hand accounts by Martin Siegrist and looking at his photos, Abdil and I have finally riden the Bukit Tinggi Clubhouse road. At 6.6 km, it is the longest run that both of us have ever done in Malaysia, or anywhere for that matter. Our friend Vignes Balasingam showed up with his trusty Nikon D70s digital SLR camera and took really good photos. Check them out below! Transporter The Luge Nice shot by Vig & that is ME….. hehe Close-up Trying to be in Left lane Sit-up to get better view of the road The Sii Fuu … Continue reading

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