Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Betong Ezi Ride ~ Programme !


~ . . . and The Beauty Of Cycling . . . ~


Date: 4th & 5th Apr 2009
Time : by 07.00
Meet : Cinta Sayang SP
Route : SP ~ Betong, Thailand ~ SP
Dist : 200km+ including "Kebun Bunga Ride"


Ride Programme :


Start / Finish :

  • Saturday 4th Apr ~ Berkumpul kat Cinta Sayang, Sg Petani by 07.00am. Short 'welcome brief by ramly SP @ LT". All Northern Riders i.e. SP, TRM, Perlis Power MTB Club & Red Flag will start & finish at the Cinta Sayang. Razif Biker & Friends i.e. Siong, Kroh & Pangkalan Hulu MTB will meet us at Baling (depan Balai Polis Trafik). ETA Baling 09.00 ~ 0930. ETA Betong by 13.00 (Malaysia).
  • Sunday 5th Apr ~ 06.15 (Malaysia) "Kebun Bunga Ride" 40km. About 3~4hrs rides. On completion 'early lunch' wz Betong MTB riders . . . ZANKX from TRM appointed as our Ref. for 'short speech & thanks' . . .u speak in Thailand laaa b4/after Lunch . . . he he he. ZanKX paling layak fasal dia yg fasih cakap Siam. Kalau aku yg cakap Siam, nanti "nga - aliff - nga" : nga-nga ha ha ha ! Lunch ~ Dont eat too much . . . bcoz we have another 80km+ ride back to SP he he he !
  • Start : ~ "Tayar golek" SP ~ Betong by 07.15am ~ Next 'short stopping point ~ Baling. About 50km + from SP.

Speed Guidelines (Average Speed):

~ Slow

: 20 - 22 km/hr

~ Medium

: 23 - 27 km/hr

~ Fast

: 30+ km/hr


The MTB rides:

  • Will be in 3 groups i.e. Slow, Medium and Fast Riders . . . avoid 'solo or kamikaze ' ride !
  • Betong ~ Long Distance rides are "suitable" for beginners and moderate riders But be prepare for 'long 50km rolling' (SP to Baling) then, after 50km rides . . prepare for 'long, enjoyable hill climbs at "G Inas" . . . . : ~ )
  • Bring i.e. snack food, power bar 2 and drink for/on the ride.
  • Allow 1 bottle of fluid per hour of riding . . . more bottles r better ha ha ha !
  • Bring ur' own spare tubes in case you should get a puncture.
  • The Medium Riders ~ rides are for recreational riders and those wanting to 'test' their fitness level . . . .usually Average 23 km to 30 km. So, tell ur body to work hard on the 'D Day' !
  • The LEISURE rides are for SLOW riders, but NO WORRIES my friends ~ get ur' best time ! Focus & completed Betong Ezi Ride. . . .!
Before You Ride :
  • Take early breakfast. Eat a good b/fast consisting of carbo. & protein. Next 'short break' at Baling ~ about 50km from SP.
  • Make sure ur bike in good working order. Pump up tires 2d specified pressure.
  • Bring essentials : 2 spare tubes, a pump, patch kit, at least 2 water bottles, some pocket food/snack, I/C, border pass, Int. passport, money (baths), cellphone.
  • Support car to carry ur 'barang' not ur bike . . . he he he !
  • RM 5.00 only for 'support car'.
  • Hotel average RM 50 ~ RM 60 each room . . . sharing or up2U ?
  • No Sex B4 Ride . . . he he he !
During The Ride :
  • If a rider stops bcoz of a breakdown then nearest riders 'in vicity' stops and assists.
  • Ride Leader SP ~ Betong ~ SP . . .> Wan Shahidan from TRM
  • Tail Leader SP ~ Betong ~ SP . . .> (TBA)
  • 'Supported Car' ~ please be aware if someone stops & no-one is left behind during the ride.
Stopping Points :
  • Phase I : SP ~ Betong : Stop/meet Depan Balai Polis Trafik Baling.
  • Phase II : Betong ~ SP : Stop/meet Depan Balai Polis Trafik Baling (just 2say 'Good Bye' to Kroh & Baling Biker & Friends. Then, proceed to SP ~ No Speed Limit ! You can ride at pace you want but PLEASE meet us/regroup at Petronas (Puteri Hill Park) for the Last 'photo session'. Thanks.

Riders :

SP
1. ramly sp
2. zaidi PfK/Ked

TRM MTB Club
1. Zankx
2. Loso
2. Tok Wan
3. man mpk
5. shuhaimi @ Trex
6. hj. Shuib (enjin turbo)
7. Shuhazi
Perlis Power MTB Club
1. ari
2. Yuih
3. Nazeri
4. Hj Nik
5. Azam
6. Mr. Elwyn
7. Shah and Azreen (support car)
Red Flag
1. Nasrul @ LonTruth

Perda - Zul 'marvelous'

Blogger ~ Adi Hariman

Alor Star ~ Fisol, Din Toyota

My Bike Too Sexy ~ Ismail Telok Intan (Ride SP ~ Baling ~ SP)

Baling Biker (Start Ride Baling ~ Betong ~ Baling)
1. Razif
2. syukri 'siong' - woiii Gerun nama niii !
3. shahril ~ Parit Buntar
Kroh & Pangkalan Hulu
1. Bos Fadhil & friends

Rakap Cycling Team @ RCT ~> Fuad, Nayan, SahaQ, Sokri, Bad & fahrul