Charles Lee

Taipei Cycle Show 2017 : Day 1 Photostory

Taipei Cycle Show 2017 : Day 1 Photostory CHARLES LEE | 10th May 2017 | NEWS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 resized-20170323164116966 resized-20170324191732741 resized-20170324191733256...

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Jurong-Clementi Town Council inked MOU with bike-sharing companies

Jurong-Clementi Town Council inked MOU with bike-sharing companies! CHARLES LEE | 10th May 2017 | NEWS The introduction of shared bicycles, which are a pretty common sight these days in cycling-friendly Singapore, has been both a boon and a bane. And it seems that the bane factor has taken itself to another level, thanks to the increasing number of reports on illegal parking and abuse of the shared bikes. To tackle the problems, the Jurong-Clementi Town Council inked a memorandum of understanding with the three bike-sharing companies – Mobile, ofo Singapore and oBike – to manage issues arising from...

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The Penny Farthing

If you think you are a worldly-wise cyclist who has ridden and conquered every type of bicycle, then you may be quite wrong. When bike-themed cafe Wheeler’s Yard knocked on the doors of Togoparts with a Penny Farthing, many of the cycling veterans in the office were ensnared by the bike’s peculiar design and.. ah-hem.. wheel sizes.

You see, the Penny Farthing is not your regular kind of bicycle. The Penny Farthing is a special breed of two-wheeler that is characterised with a large front wheel, a very small rear wheel and a “moustache” handlebar. Conceived and introduced in 1869 by Frenchman Eugene Meyer, the Penny Farthing – also known as a high wheel and high wheeler – can be a daunting ride to some, due to its high riding position and the likely risk of crashing head-first when the front wheel strikes a rock or road kerb.

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Pasir Ris becomes third town to have dedicated Cycling Path Network!

Pasir Ris becomes third town to have dedicated Cycling Path Network! CHARLES LEE | 1st Apr 2015 | NEWS Pasir Ris Town has become the third town in Singapore to have a dedicated network of intra-town cycling paths.  Launched on 15 February 2015 by Deputy Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC Mr Teo Chee Hean, the newest cycling network is part of the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) plan to construct an intra-town cycling path networks in all Housing Development Board (HDB) towns by the year 2030.  Tampines and Sembawang are the first two towns with...

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Chestnut Nature Park now fully opened

Chestnut Nature Park now fully opened CHARLES LEE | 1st Mar 2017 | NEWS 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. The first nature park in Singapore to incorporate separate hiking and mountain biking trails, the length of Chestnut Nature Park’s biking trail has been significantly extended from 1.6 kilometres to 8.2 kilometres. The length of its hiking trail has correspondingly been...

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