Dangerous Ride 2: The Century That Wasn’t

There is a ladybird in the corner of my rear-view mirror. I didn’t think for a moment that you can’t see reflections of flying objects in the mirror, let alone ladybirds. How wonderful it would be if I could see reflection of birds and insects in the mirror, I can’t keep thinking, until I saw the ladybird grow and manifest itself as an SUV. I heard the horn blaring and I stretched my hand to indicate that I am turning right. After the turn, I noticed that the sky is slowly turning to yellow, and then to golden brown. My pace had slowed down.

Anatomy of a Dangerous Ride

CYCLING STORIES Fast, yes, real fast… for the first time, I felt my heartbeats are louder than anything else I hear. The real problem with feeling danger while on the saddle is that you can’t just close your eyes, and let it pass. This year, I made a resolution to ride deeper into the city,…

It Has Been a Loooong Time

UPDATE Wish you all a very happy New Year. My warmest thoughts and regards reach out to everyone who had read, liked and commented by blogging efforts. Last Christmas eve, my blogging adventure had survived 12 years. Yes, it really has been a long time since I picked up the pen (or keyboard, for that…

Making it to 75, Riding the Heat Wave

CYCLING STORIES Yes, I’m formally announcing the achievement of this year’s target – 75km in a single day. Thank you all for the consistent support and motivation. I’m learning and believe that I have many more miles to go before I put my leg down. Recently I made slight changes to the riding plan as…