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« on: May 14, 2012, 02:16:23 AM »
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Hello folks! Greetings from Malaysia.. I am newbie here and I'd love to share my recent bikecamping experience in my hometown..

Here are the highlights in pictures..



Waiting for Roger at KL Sentral



The Mcbreakfast crowd..



Roger and his bike in a bag...



Ready to roll..



Lots of hauling!



The bikes..
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« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2012, 02:17:07 AM »
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The intercity train, delayed...



My gear



Some campers and their photographic outfit..



Here's my future..



Boarding.. Finally!



At our seats..
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« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2012, 02:17:49 AM »
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The coach



Favourite place to stash the bike & gear



Samo's bike and panniers



Arrival at the KKB station



Taking a snapshot..



The bikecampers
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« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2012, 02:18:24 AM »
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Unloading..



The stairs...



Still.. Lots and lots of hauling..



Setting up..



Walla!



For future reference..
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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2012, 02:19:06 AM »
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Getting ready to roll..



Out of the train station ..



Kuala Kubu Baru



Riding around town..



Our makan place..



This place is well-known..
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« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2012, 02:19:43 AM »
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Another angle of the makan place



The bikes



Leong-char



Roger, waiting patiently..



The write-ups



The cook



The signboard



The signature dish



This one nails it!
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« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2012, 02:20:34 AM »
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Thats it! Time to roll..



The road



Climb... climb.. climb..



Break time..



Nice view..



Half-way mark



Selangor Dam visitor's centre
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« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2012, 02:21:15 AM »
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Selangor dam



The man-made lake



Water level's pretty high



Cycling round the dam



Reaching the orang asli village



Kg Pertak



Turning into the village



First waterfall



Pushing to the campsite
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« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2012, 02:21:58 AM »
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One of the guards..



Still pushing...



The campsite



The tarp shelters



I built this one..



Preparing coffee...



My humble shelter



Fire!
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Conversation with an orang asli



Smoke..



Nothing like a cosy fireplace..



With 'real' fire..



Preparing dinner



Trying to chow down before nightfall..
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« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2012, 02:25:08 AM »
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Moths..



The come out to feed on salt..



Daybreak...



Roger, in his shelter, big enough to keep his bike..



The bikecampers...



Job well-done!



Getting the bikes ready...
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« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2012, 02:26:16 AM »
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One for the road..



The nice stream and rapids..



Cool!



Breaking camp and moving out...



River crossing...
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At the steel suspension bridge



Riding out from the trail..



The slope on the way out...



Ooops! A chain-slip



On the road again...



The sun is coming up...



A view of Pertak



Rolling, rolling, rolling...



A nice downhill roll...



At Kuala Kubu town
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« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2012, 02:28:10 AM »
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Breakfast in town...



The kitchen..



Chow time!



Visit to the only bicycle shop in town...



All the camping gear goes into these bags!



Waiting for the train back..



In a Komuter...



Samo and the bikes..
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