DIRECTIONS TO KLMBH BASH #288 – KAMPUNG SUNGAI TEKALI, DUSUN TUA, SELANGOR

Updated: Feb 21, 2019


  • Date: Sunday 24th February 2019

  • Time: Briefing 9:15am, ride off 9:30am sharp

  • Venue: Kampung Sungai Tekali. Near Klinik Desa Sungai Tekali

  • Hares & Helpers: Roskam. Kapang, Izanee, Quhar, Clayton, Megat & Fai.

  • GPS coordinates: 3.112306, 101.854833; Google Maps | Waze

TRAIL DESCRIPTION

The starting point shall be near to Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Tekali. The whole trail is rideable thus there is no need to hike a bike. You will ride through malay kampung, rubber plantation, durian orchards, fish ponds and also lush green forest. There will also be a river crossing. Part of this trail was used for the recent Dusun Tua Jamboree last year. So please stay on paper, do not follow other type of markers that will be distracting you on the trail.



THE LONG RIDE

The long ride will be around 20 km if you don’t get lost. It’ll be scenic, nothing too technical and it has some awesome downhill, definitely a lot of fun factor. Elevation will be a gentle 450m ish.



THE SHORT RIDE

This will be approx. 7 km, very child friendly (especially designed for kids!). It’s on concrete, tarmac and singletracks through orchards and rubber tree plantations. Not enough? Ride it twice, and beat the first ride’s time!


The short can be done by children but must be accompanied by an adult. Elevation is a friendly 150m only.


WHAT TO BRING

Please, please do not underestimate your water and solids rations, resorting to the streams or muddy puddles is not a good idea. We recommend you bring an absolute minimum of 3 litres of water (if it’s a hot day), insect repellent, spare tube(s) and a good sense of humor.


PARKING

When parking, you can park at the open area behind the mosque (where the KLMBH’s canopy will be), along the road shoulders and at the school’s parking area. These 3 places are near to each other. Wherever you park, be sure to park neatly. There are many warungs there, where you can get/buy food/water supply before the ride.


TIPS FOR THE RIDE

  1. Extra liquid is highly advisable

  2. Electrolytes or solid food are recommended if you’re a mediocre rider

  3. Stay on paper!!! If you ride and you are off paper, please do the right thing and back track to pick up paper and follow paper!! No one will come to rescue you!

Directions: Just use your favourite navigation program and search for “Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Tekali”.  Or use the coordinates: 3.112306, 101.854833

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