Some of you may not know this, but the northern portion of Chestnut Nature Park has officially...
Some of you may not know this, but the northern portion of Chestnut Nature Park has officially opened last Saturday (25 February). With the addition of new hiking and mountain trails, the park now totals 81 hectares, marking itself as Singapore’s largest nature park.
Singapore has successfully stick a foot into the realm of technology in the cycling industry. Singaporean Eu-wen Ding and his partner, Jeff Chen, have designed and created a smart bicycle helmet that proudly took a spot in the Transport Category of the 2016 Beazley Designs of the Year. The prestigious award is held annually and organised by The Design Museum in London. Every winner will receive a trophy and his or her product will be exhibited in the museum until 19 February.
Soon, Sentosa will be a cycling haven for riding enthusiasts. The Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) has recently called for a tender to implement a bicycle-sharing scheme on the southern resort island. SDC’s tender is reportedly the third government tender for such a scheme.
The Central Business District added another layer of joy to the Chinese New Year mood with the Car-Free Sunday SG on 22 January, where cyclists, trishaws and even a lion dance troupe took to the traffic-free streets of the Civic District and Telok Ayer for a fun-filled morning. Whilst it is traditionally held on the last Sunday of every month, the January edition was pushed forward by a week so that it will not clash with the first two days of the Chinese New Year.
Now, Singapore has a new-found feature that is already so common in many other developed nations: Bike sharing. Residents who stay in the northern and western areas of Singapore would already have noticed the white, single-geared oBikes that are available for rental at several MRT stations, including Buona Vista, Jurong East, Bukit Batok, Woodlands and Sembawang.
Öhlins, the premier suspension leader in the motorsports racing circle, has announced its collaboration with Specialized to allow riders from renowned UCI downhill team Specialized Gravity to have exclusive use of the all-new downhill-specific fork designed and manufactured by Öhlins throughout the 2017 season.
The Sennes DH 29 is probably the first production downhill bike to be fitted with 29" wheels. Designed and manufactured by Alutech, a well-established brand in Germany, the Sennes DH 29 is the fruition of several generations of the 26" and 27.5" model. Just before the Sennes DH 29, the German bike manufacturer has successfully concocted the right blend between 29-ers and gravity-based mountain biking with the Tofane enduro 150mm bike.