Posted on: 10th Oct 2011 8:26 PM
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Date: 29-30 October 2011
Subject: Barelang, Batam, Indonesia Discovery Road Ride
Batam Ferry departs at 8 am at Habour Front.
On Arrival @ Batam:
Take your bike & proceed to Indonesian Immigration and then to Customs. We will be received by my Fellow Batam Bikers' Friends & have a early seafood lunch or Makanan Padang. Subsequently, we will attack the Barelang Highway. At the end of Barelang, free & easy until dinner time.
On Returning Route:
Wake up at 6.30 am & breakfast is from 7 to 8 am. At 8.15 am, we depart for Batam Centre. Upon arrival we will have lunch, ride & shop at Batam City Centre.
Batam Ferry Departure Time:
Ferry Departure approx 5.30 pm local time
Approximately 80 KM from Batam Ferry to End Barelang Highway
Helmet is Compulsory (No Helmet = No Ride), Front light, Rear light, Pump, at least 2 spare tubes, minimum 2 water bottles or 2 Liters CamelBak
Bike: Road Or MTB
1 hour behind Singapore time
S$150 for food, accommodation, ferry & Bike transports to & fro Batam
Collection is only for Confirmed Participants = S$150 before the trip.
Don't forget to bring your International passport with a minimum validity of 6 months.
Indonesian Rupiah or Singapore Dollar is legal tender. Suggest change some Rupiahs for any purchase from Petty Traders.
Suggest you bring, as there are scenic sights to shoot
Must bring so that we can stay in communication while riding along the highway
Ulysses = Robert (Hp: 96755398)
I look forward to your participation....................
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Here's some pictures for your viewing pleasure for things to expect on this wonderful ride: