Hares: Michael Phoon and Snowy the Kampung dog
Recce helpers: Julien Gomez, Chee, Eric the bugger, Yuri, Bernard.
Date: 9th July 2023
Time: Briefing 09:15 sharp. Ride off 09:30.
Location: Ulu Yam. Meet at 2K Hotspring Campsite (Waze)
DIRECTIONS (honestly, just follow google Maps or Waze. Easier.)
Head North to Jalan Sungai Tua (near Batu Caves).
Drive on Sungai Tua is about 30mins. Goes from Batu Dam until Kampung Pasir.
When reaching Kampung Pasir town, you will cross a bridge. Turn right after the bridge and immediately turn left (into Lorong SCT 6).
Turn Right and then Left into Jalan Kaloi Utama.
Drive on until Jalan Kaloi 4. Turn right into here.
At end of Jalan Kaloi 4, turn left into Jalan Kaloi 4b/4
At end of Jalan Kaloi 4b/4, turn right into Jalan Kampung Ulu Kalong.
Take the 3rd Left lane into Lorong Kiambang.
You will pass Sungai Liam river. Going either straight or turning right after this is fine. Both leads to same place.
Look for Right turn that leads to 2K Hotsprings. If you go pass Glorious Mana Sdn Bhd, you have missed this Right turn.
Go all the way and follow sign board to 2K Hotsprings.
If there is a chain blocking the way, just raise it, not locked on that day.
Short: ~ 12.5km
Long: ~ 25km
Ride goes through palm plantation, jungle and orchards.
WHAT TO BRING
Minimum 3L water, electrolytes and some energy food.
Mozzie repellent, spare tube(s), pump, bike tool kit, positive energy, sense of humor.
TIP: Terrain is slippery at certain points. Ensure your tires are not worn out.
Lastly.. No HELMET.. no RIDE!!!
TIPS FOR THE RIDE
Don’t want to rush on Sunday morning? Consider camping the night before at 2K Hotsprings. Area has been built up nicely. Find them on Facebook. Or contact KK Chan +019-338-4008.
Stay on Paper!!! If you are off paper, back track to find paper and then follow paper!!
Reminder again on tires. Replace if worn. Some portions are mossy & slippery.