Robyn Tan

A 60km charity ride through the eyes (and legs) of an amateur rider

Introduction Bintan is one of the frequently visited places for cyclists. Hosting major events like MetaMan and Tour De Bintan, the island boasts of well-maintained roads, scenic routes, and most importantly for the road-nervous rider like me, cyclist considerate traffic. The annual Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) charity ride is a wonderful opportunity for amateur riders like me to experience riding overseas and to feel the adrenaline from conquering hill after hill. The best part? It’s all for a great cause. The proceeds from this event will go towards the needy sick of Tan Tock Seng Hospital, especially the...

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Tan Tock Seng Hospital Goodwill Ride 2013

The Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) Charity Ride 2013, now in its third year, is organized by the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Community Charity Fund, in aid of needy patients. The TTSH Community Charity Fund (TTSH CCF) was set up in August 1995 to improve the quality of life of less fortunate patients, especially the sandwiched class who fall through the gaps of the system and are unable to receive help from traditional sources. The event was originally scheduled to take place on Bintan Island from June 21-23, 2013. Unfortunately, the rapidly worsening haze condition at the time, led...

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