Many youngsters might not be familiar with Datuk Ng Joo Ngan, but he is one of the most successful cyclist in Malaysia history. Although he was in old age now, but still energetic and in good health. Currently owning a bicycle shop in Ampang, he still keeping many of the photos in his office. Those black and white photo was keeping well and filing in the cabinet. It has record

This is a difficult story to tell, simply because I wish I didn’t have to tell it. Most of you know how excited I was to join the team for Annapurna circuit’s high-altitude cycling. It did happen a few months back — you can read more about it on Sinar Harian.   14th May 2017 The day before Thorong La Pass It was a Sunday. To be completely honest, we

  Day 7 I arrived at Manang (3500m) for permit verification. It’s a beautiful place, much more refined than the rest of the villages I’ve seen so far. But it’s as established as it is expensive. It is typical for hikers to stop here for a few days to acclimatise. I couldn’t afford that time nor expense, so off I went to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m). The total duration from Khangsar

Transitioning from a cyclist to a hiker, I realised that there are many similarities. Both involve travelling to the unknown, backpacking and surviving in the great outdoors. The real difference though, lies in the luggage. In KL To London, I could hang my belongings to the bike. When I hiked,  I had to carry the weight on my shoulders. That’s just one of the few things I discovered on my solo hiking