Bjorn Wong

Internal Affairs

New Year in Sight, Fold Your Bike It’s a new year with promising new resolutions for some of us. I guess topping the New Years’ Resolutions List should be something along the lines of losing weight, having a healthier lifestyle or going greener. And with the recent price ‘revisions’ in fare and ‘reliability’ of our public transportation in question, there is a way to improve you way of living. A simple one at that. Start riding. It doesn’t take a genius to know that cycling is good for you. It gives us the chance to spend some time outdoors...

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Innovation, Architecture and Bicycling

The Unconventional Mind Some say it looks like an unfinished bit of scaffolding. Others hail it as the epitome of all small-wheel bicycle designs and a work of art. Love it or hate it, you’ve probably seen the occasional Moulton zipping about. For the uninitiated, this isn’t a concept bike or a one-off limited edition machine. Sure, there are variations that fall into the super-exclusive $30,000 category, but a base model would suffice in drawing more than a few stupefied stares. The Moulton Bicycle Company was founded by Dr Alex Moulton in 1962. The Cambridge graduate reinvented the traditional...

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I Spy Something Special

Review: Polygon Spy 6.   Polygon brand needs no introduction especially on local shores, with the increasingly huge range of bikes catering to all riders with different needs. Roads, time-trial, trail, track, commuters, dirt jump, foldies, hybrids, freeride, downhill, cross-country. You name it, they’ve got it. This also includes a spectrum of prices to suits all budgets, which is fantastic especially for the amateur looking for a quality ride to start off with. Their off-road range has also been very popular in recent years thanks to numerous of Polygon’s high-profile riders such as Yannick Granieri and Sam Reynolds taking...

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MetaMan Looks Set To Be A Unique Experience

Multi-sport athletes rejoice as MetaSport introduces MetaMan this year, which will be South-East Asia’s only iron-distance triathlon event. Set in the idyllic location of Bintan Island, Indonesia, the inaugural event is scheduled to take place on 15 September. Last weekend saw the launch of the race coincide with a training camp headed by veteran triathlon legend Cameron Brown put together by MetaSport. Brown is a 10-time National Ironman Champion and the only man who have not won at the Ironman World Championships to be included in the Top-10 list. Students ranged from seasoned racers who have raced in other...

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Dr Drunk’s Hit & Run Case Comes Back to Light

Dr Drunk?s Hit & Run Case Comes Back to Light Trial Still On-Going After Two Years Last week, the case involving a doctor in a hit-and-run incident causing the death of a cyclist two years ago came back into light. Dr Teo Tiong Kiat, a general practitioner, finally admitted in court that he was responsible in causing the death of cyclist Mr Benjamin Mok Chee Kong and grievous hurt to Mok’s friend Mr Bertram Leong. The incident occurred while the pair was cycling along Clementi Road at about 9.25pm on 21 March 2010. Teo, 64, was accused of hit-and-run...

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