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Akmal Hizam Abd Hamid
http://akmalbikepark.blogspot.com
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Build Your MTB
I answered a question on Quora a couple of weeks ago, fresh from (re)building the XTC to be used by my neighbour for an upcoming short local ride. For me, part of the joy in mountain biking is building the bike itself. From getting the parts right through t...
Build Your MTB
Build Your MTB
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22.05.2016 Troll's First Offroad
Troll's first taste of dirt I wanted to know how it feels to ride the Surly Troll offroad, as it was meant to be. As a multi-purpose machine, I have ridden it for short rides to the market, around Seremban, and a long ride . Never before offroad. I transfer...
22.05.2016 Troll's First Offroad
22.05.2016 Troll's First Offroad
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Tech: SRAM's 11s NX
Yet another 11s offering from SRAM, this one is an entry level grouppo for the masses (with a lot of mass, of course) After churning out their GX range, SRAM released the NX groupset which is cheaper than GX. While GX is with an option of running either 1x1...
Tech: SRAM's 11s NX
Tech: SRAM's 11s NX
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Khan Academy - You Can Learn Anything
Khan Academy | www.khanacademy.org Online learning. For free. I stumbled upon KA today. There's a long list of subjects that you can learn and at the same time earn badges as you progress. It is in a way gamified learning which at a level would ensure you c...
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28.04.2016 Solo Mini Tour: Seremban - Sungai Pelek - Seremban
If Plan A is a no-go, proceed with Plan B. Else, proceed with Plan C. Lemonade with extra pressing sort of thing. the view of Sungai Sepang on board the ferry. On the right is Selangor, Negeri Sembilan on the left I took an annual leave on a Thursday and wa...
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20.03.2016: Spartan Race Super 2016
Sunburn, muscle soreness, skin abrasion and headache from March Equinox heat. All trumped by the high feeling of brotherhood and togetherness. Venue: Canary Gardens, Bandar Bestari Klang . Team NCUK.Whattt? Capt Izham Azwat Azman Hairul Akmal Ashraf Zaiman ...
20.03.2016: Spartan Race Super 2016
20.03.2016: Spartan Race Super 2016
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Gear Calculator: Compare your next possible drivetrain
I've found a gem! Okay, here it is. Go to  http://www.ritzelrechner.de/ and have fun. I have been collecting data and putting them onto an excel spreadsheet and hoping that one fine day I could publish it here for your convenience. It shall be a comprehensi...
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Drop That Post!
Basically influenced by Dino's experience   with his manual dropper on his steel hardtail, I jumped at the opportunity to own a rather exotic dropper post offered by a friend's friend in Shah Alam. One of the best in the market though a bit dated and basic,...
Drop That Post!
Drop That Post!
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Take A Step Back
While we are getting lost in our obsession and passion towards upgrading and adding our rigs, take a step back and remind ourself why do we take up cycling in the first place. Take your time, and dive deep and rethink.
Take A Step Back
Take A Step Back
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Get the Rear Edge - Alternative Cassettes
Below is the lowdown on the alternative cassettes to give you the range for gear ratio on your MTB drivetrain, be it currently by Shimano or SRAM. Assuming that other things remain constant (chain, front chainring ratio, tire size, crank size, etc.), let's ...
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