Here's the route:
We meet at Botanical gardens, ride into Dempsey road, say hello to the parakeets. Then roll down to Margaret drive see the old HDB and old Queentown Cinema. Follow Alexandra Canal PCN to Asian Civilision Musuem and find something to eat.
First section of the route will be like this...
http://smallwheelsbigsmile.blogspot.com/2010/11/21th-nov-ride-botanical-gardens-to.html --then it is just follow PCN to ACM, easyBonus item
, I hear u pple!!! After lunch we will go to Lifecycle at 1pm where we will conduct a Basic Bike servicing demostration kindly supported by Lifecycle (venue and basic equipment) and Steve, mr zng master(for actual demo) . Should be fun....good for newbies esp.....
Start point: Botanical Gardens main entry gate @ 0730
End timing: 1pm. Those who want to learn more about basic servicing can follow me to lifecycle. (1-2pm)
Pace: Slow and relax
Keyway points: Botanical garden main gate - Dempsey road Parkeets- Margaret drive market - Queentown old cinema- Alexandra Canal PCN- ACM - Lunch point @ temporay market at South bridge road - Life cycle.
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Bonus demo details (limit to 20 pax)
1) Brakes. Checking the brake pads. How much is proper clearance. Proper braking methods in Rain, in gravel and slippery conditions.
2)Tyres. Proper inflation and changing tube. What to do/Check before u go and ride. Some information on foot/hand pumps and patch kit. And show the steps to change tubes. Mr Teo or KC can also chip in here..
3)Drive chain check and servicing. Cleaning and oiling the chain. how to have a smooth silky ride.
4)Deraileur alignement - to reduce the chirpy/funny noises. How to retune the alignment..
1)Taiwoon - organiser - 96204559
7)Michael aka papa mike (98361922)
9) David koh
11) Eddie and co
12) Audrey - count me in for the bike maintenance demo.
14) dnka aka David Ng
17) Fishysauce aka Vincent 84441938
20) Hui Teng
22) ahmiu very new - 91969466
24) Loh @ 978929492 (count me in for the bike maintenance demo)
25) Leapin_Toufu aka derek (98555191)
26) Peter & Cat (count us in for the bike maintenance demo pls)
27) Merriam (Diane's friend) - 85112684
28) Ed (daywalker_22)[count me in for bike maintenance demo]
29) Ruslan [count me in for bike maintenance demo]
31) Zul [ Only for the maintenance demo]
32) loke (going for service demo as well)
34) Henry 98787076
*Important: Terms & Conditions
1 ) This ride is open to all.
2 ) Be punctual. We wait for slow riders, not late-comers.
3 ) Ride will be cancelled if there is rain ( maybe not ).
4 ) Bring your own spare tube or cab fare.
5 ) To those joining the ride, pls comply to ALL LTA rules on cycling on public road strictly during the ride. Strictly no cycling on middle/right lanes.
6) Strictly cycle in a single file on public roads unless overtaking.
7 ) We reserve the rights to refuse any participation from any cyclist(s) at any point of time.
8 ) To instill and promote safety in cycling, we will not hesitate to "STRONGLY ADVISE" rider(s) who compromises safety on himself and/or the whole group during the ride.
9 ) We are just an informal group of cyclists on MTBs, therefore none of us is liable or responsible for any accident or mishap that occurs to you during any of the rides we organise.
10 ) As our rides are at night, its COMPULSORY to have lights, blinkers or light reflectors on your bike.
11 ) Wear a helmet / Proper covered shoes for your own safety.
12 ) Always cycle with safety in mind at all times.
13 ) By joining the ride, that means you have read the Terms and Conditions with full understanding.
14 ) Lastly, enjoy the ride and food.