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samosaurus 05-07-12 10:04 PM

Weekend Bike & Camp ride
 
Hello foldies,

Been a while since my last post.. Here's a recent ride I did with a buddy...

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Waiting for Roger at KL Sentral

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The Mcbreakfast crowd..

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Roger and his bike in a bag...

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Ready to roll..

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Lots of hauling!

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The bikes..

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:05 PM

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The intercity train, delayed...

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My gear

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Some campers and their photographic outfit..

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Here's my future..

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Boarding.. Finally!

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At our seats..

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:05 PM

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The coach

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Favourite place to stash the bike & gear

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Samo's bike and panniers

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Arrival at the KKB station

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Taking a snapshot..

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The bikecampers

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:06 PM

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Unloading..

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The stairs...

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Still.. Lots and lots of hauling..

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Setting up..

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Walla!

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For future reference..

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:07 PM

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Getting ready to roll..

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Out of the train station ..

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Kuala Kubu Baru

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Riding around town..

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Our makan place..

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This place is well-known..

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:07 PM

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Another angle of the makan place

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The bikes

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Leong-char

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Roger, waiting patiently..

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The write-ups

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The cook

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The signboard

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The signature dish

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This one nails it!

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:08 PM

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Thats it! Time to roll..

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The road

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Climb... climb.. climb..

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Break time..

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Nice view..

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Half-way mark

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Selangor Dam visitor's centre

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:09 PM

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Selangor dam

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The man-made lake

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Water level's pretty high

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Cycling round the dam

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Reaching the orang asli village

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Kg Pertak

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Turning into the village

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First waterfall

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Pushing to the campsite

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:10 PM

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One of the guards..

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Still pushing...

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The campsite

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The tarp shelters

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I built this one..

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Preparing coffee...

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My humble shelter

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Fire!

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:11 PM

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Conversation with an orang asli

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Smoke..

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Nothing like a cosy fireplace..

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With 'real' fire..

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Preparing dinner

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Trying to chow down before nightfall..

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:12 PM

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Moths..

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The come out to feed on salt..

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Daybreak...

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Roger, in his shelter, big enough to keep his bike..

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The bikecampers...

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Job well-done!

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Getting the bikes ready...

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:13 PM

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One for the road..

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The nice stream and rapids..

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Cool!

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Breaking camp and moving out...

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River crossing...

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:14 PM

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At the steel suspension bridge

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Riding out from the trail..

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The slope on the way out...

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Ooops! A chain-slip

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On the road again...

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The sun is coming up...

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A view of Pertak

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Rolling, rolling, rolling...

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A nice downhill roll...

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At Kuala Kubu town

samosaurus 05-07-12 10:16 PM

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Breakfast in town...

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The kitchen..

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Chow time!

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Visit to the only bicycle shop in town...

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All the camping gear goes into these bags!

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Waiting for the train back..

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In a Komuter...

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Samo and the bikes..

Pinigis 05-08-12 11:13 AM

WOW! Thanks for sharing. Can I come along next time?

chessyang 05-08-12 11:32 AM

sweet pictures! thanks for sharing.

Purpleorchid 05-08-12 12:10 PM

Very cool! Thanks for sharing!

pacificcyclist 05-08-12 01:10 PM

Wow, Bagus hah!

Terima Kasih!

badmother 05-08-12 02:38 PM

I really enjoy your trips!

jur 05-08-12 07:53 PM

Excellent trip & photos!!

fusilierdan 05-09-12 06:03 AM

Great trip report!

Cycledaddy 05-09-12 09:52 AM

Thanks for sharing your trip report and great pictures. Its been a long time since I've been in Malaysia and your report brought back such great memories. Your food pictures make me hungry.

rex615 05-09-12 11:45 AM

Thanks for sharing your trip with us. I always enjoy the pics and narrative of these great adventures.

ccsdc83 05-09-12 12:04 PM

Very nice images thanks for sharing all of these. Beautiful environments with incredible views in perfect weather. I could certainly spend a week or more in that area. We should have public transport and bikes everywhere.

vmaniqui 05-09-12 05:54 PM

samo boy. you sure know how to have fun. and wow - those food again. makes me hungry. the food is the best part of your journey.


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