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Last Ride for 2013.

Went on a morning ride to mark the last ride for 2013.

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More rides come 2014.

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Second Attempt at Riding to Neighbouring Town

Months ago, Missus and myself had wanted to ride to a neighbouring town but we stopped midway.

On Sunday, I decided to attempt this trip again, this time completing the whole journey.

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Midway along the journey. Possibly the last untouched natural setting around.

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The reward upon reaching the neighbouring town? Sea  breeze on a cool, humid and hazy morning.

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Before returning home, I took a detour to explore some parts of the town that will be developed into housing in the near future. A metro station and tracks were already built in preparation. And it remains unused till this area is developed.

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Along the way home, dropped by a local eatery to grab breakfast for the Missus, who was sick and resting at home,  and had a cup of longan drink to replenish some sugar.

It was really a good feeling to be riding again, especially over long distances. One very important lesson I learnt from this ride was how to cycle correctly so that I can cycle more effectively and efficiently, especially when I am at gears 5 and 6. Something which I have always done incorrectly.

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NOV-ed

Installed some aftermarket parts brought in by the local distributor. These are parts made by a company called NOV, which hails from South Korea. Some of the parts are titanium, thus lowering the overall weight of the Brompton a little.
Of course there are more stuff on the Brompton to change to titanium parts but for now I will leave it as it is.

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The NOV parts that are installed.

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At the same time, I have placed the GripRings back onto the handle. Abandoning the orange-black only project.

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Gotten a set of the new version of the Brompton toolkit too.

Can’t wait to bring it out for a ride again.

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