Pedalling to a Paradise

loading Group photo at Tanjung City Marina. A total of 114 came to take part from Penang, Kedah, KL, Petaling Jaya, Ipoh, Taiping and Sarawak. There were even several from abroad, flying in from Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines.

A group of Brompton buffs pedal off the beaten path.

Guar Petai lies north of Bukit Mertajam. With beautiful blue ponds amid a green landscape surrounded by reddish-brown hillocks, it is a place not many, even locals, know about. But that is changing. Its abandoned quarry is steadily becoming a hit with hikers and picnicking families.

MY Brompton Malaysia, a group that regularly holds events for owners of a Brompton – one of the world’s most compact and robust bicycles (making them suitable for bike-packing onto planes, trains and buses) – arranged a cycling trip that would take cyclists onto the ferry over to the mainland and Guar Petai.

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