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Tue 23 Nov 2004

Riding to Buloh on Sunday

Category : cycling

I rode down to Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve on Sunday, the third day in a row I'd been there - catching crabs (Fri), guide training (Sat) and now to look in on the very first off-season coastal cleanup. The 50-odd volunteers removed more than 400kg of trash.

We intend to do this more frequently now, and it looks like the unimaginable will happen - the Kranji coastal mangrove will be cleared of trash in a year or two.

Cat joined me for the ride and we thought it'd take two hours. On the Lim Chu Kang stretch, we seemed to be early so we headed for the LCK road-end to try slopes and try to maintain average speed.  It was a pleasant surprise to discover Lim Chu Kang Road end could be reached after just 60 mins from the beginning of the Pandan park connector.

Riding back to Holland Village from Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve, via Kranji Road, Bukit Timah and old Holland Road took just 60 mins. Sungei Buloh is much closer than believed and makes for a nice sprint!

But it was really Tiger & Mr Bats who had the right idea for what we should really do on a Sunday.

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