The 2008 Revolution Continues to Bear Unforeseen Fruits

By Carolyn Hong

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Participants restoring old bicycles in a Village Bicycle workshop. The bicycles are sourced from villages, and participants are also encouraged to learn their history from the previous owners.
The indie start-up movement gains traction – but the going is not always smooth.Mention cycling in KL and Jeffrey Lim’s name is bound to come up, sooner rather than later. This graphic designer and avid cyclist has become synonymous with cycling in KL since he successfully pulled off a mega project to map cycling trails across this busy city that has no cycling amenities to speak of.Entirely done by volunteers who charted out the routes and funded mostly out of...

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Carolyn Hong

lives in Ba Kelalan sometimes, in KL sometimes. A former journalist who once chased the big stories for a regional newspaper, she now hunts for the small stories in Malaysia’s smallest places.