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First Ride After Two Months of Hiatus

Two months since the last ride. Finally I got back onto the saddle and also to prepare for an upcoming ride as a ride marshal.

Slow ride around the neighbourhood. 

The next day, on the road again for a ride with some cycling buddies to a local bicycle fair.


On the way home, did some shopping for the home. The S-Bag held 3 packets of rice, 2 cartons of milk and some knick-knacks from the bicycle fair. 

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Updates in 2016 (as of June)

Good day to all. It has been a long break for me from here ever since the last entry. The last 2 years was a hectic time at work, restructuring and refocusing on the direction, vision and mission.
Nonetheless, there was still time set aside for some exploration on the wonderful Brompton. Here are the updates from 2016 itself. Mid-2014 to end-2015 will have to be included in the next entry.

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Acquired the 4th Brompton in one of my favourite colours, Racing Green.

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Final look of the 4th Brompton after swapping out the H stem for a M stem and adding a rear rack.

The last year also saw my missus and I shifting to a new location.

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One of the many gorgeous sights the new area I shifted to has to offer.

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Took me some time remodelled the storage and display area for the Bromptons. This is after selling a Montague and an Alex Moulton.

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Been a while…

It has been a while since I posted. The month of April and May was hectic with work back to back. Nonetheless, I still managed to squeeze some time out for riding.

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Brought the nephew out for his first long distance ride on his fixie. Must saw he is doing great, averaging 12km/h for a total distance of slightly more than 11km.

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My last ride on Tannus tyres. Had planned to attempt a half island ride but abandoned the idea at the quarter mark due to the weather and these tyres.

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The first time I took the B along with me on the metro.

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Managed to catch the sunrise on another ride to a neighbouring town with the Missus, after both of us swapping out the Tannus for Marathons.

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Missus’ Dr Seuss against a field of lallangs.

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Missus’ reward for her first long distance ride after a long time.

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The local Brompton group, Brompton Riders @ Sg, celebrating its second annual Brompton Day where Brompton owners came together to ride together and network. We had close to 190 Bromptons turning up on that day.

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Met up with a few riding buddies for a ride for coffee and food. At the same time, conducted a post-mortem and forward planning for the following year’s anniversary and some upcoming events for the year.

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Reconed a route for a ride the riding buddies and I were hosting.

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The ride hosted by the riding buddies and I to a waterfront jetty.

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After the waterfront jetty, we headed to the last hot springs in the country.

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Managed to get hold of two pieces of these extremely hard 3rd-party suspension block. Ti B is now a hardtail.

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Cleaned the Ti B after a month of acquiring it from the previous owner. This B would have rode more than 10 times by both owners.

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The total distance and time taken for a recent ride with the riding buddies. Maximum speed reached for this ride was 30.6lm/h.

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After the recent ride with the riding buddies, and only less than 24 hours since it was cleaned. All muddy and wet.

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Summary of the Weekend

Friday was one of those days where I cycled to work. Having meetings starting late means I can have breakfast leisurely before making my way out.

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Usual fare at a nearby eatery.

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A ride over the weekend to s neighbouring town. Missus was able to do so without experiencing any sharp pains. A milestone and confirmation that the swap to Schwalbe Marathons was the right move.

Till the next ride.

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Thursday Dinner Ride

Came home from work early on Thursday and since Missus was not cooking, we rode out for our dinner at a Japanese restaurant a town away.

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The staff there allowed us to park our Bs inside the restaurant. Am seeing more restaurants and eateries allowing folded bikes into their premises.

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Bs posing while awaiting for Missus at a clothing store.

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New Acquisition

Have always planned to get a Titanium Brompton or something that is sub-10kg in weight (Tyrell, Alex Mouton, etc) for speedier rides. So when someone was selling a 5-rides, less than a year old Titanium Brompton, and with a waiting period of 3 months for a brand new, I grabbed it after viewing.

Swapped out some stuff that came with it on my own and had more weight reduction parts installed at the distributor.

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Took it out the night before to get some dinner.

It is a gorgeous piece of equipment. I was flying on 54T crank and Kojak tyres at less than 10kg.

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