A Woman, a Bike, and the World under Her Wheels

By Regina Hoo

January 2021 FEATURE
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A group shot in Mongolia. “I was the only rose among the thorns,” Lin says.
AT HER FRIEND’S insistence, Lin Yeoh clambered on a Honda CB750 one day, slightly petrified at the thought of crashing. The experience instead opened up a whole new world of adventure for the 54-year-old. “I felt the power of the motorcycle; it was intoxicating, very thrilling.”Now, Lin is no stranger to the two-wheeler, she used to commute to school with her Super Cub. But the rush of adrenaline, once awoken, was hard to shake off. “I decided to get a...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.