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Akmal Hizam
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Masai, Johor
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Drop That Post!

by Akmal on 03-07-2016 at 10:38 PM
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, Thomson Elite Dropper is golden (in finish too!). Anyway, due to restriction in $ and time, I delayed the purchase for a month. Luckily for me, the seller is not in an urgent sale.


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Take A Step Back

by Akmal on 03-02-2016 at 12:56 PM
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.
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Get the Rear Edge - Alternative Cassettes

by Akmal on 02-21-2016 at 09:12 PM
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 look at the possible range that you may employ for your rig.


Praxisworks - 10sp Wide Range Cassette

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01.02.2016: Ulu Bendul II with Yad and Pak Din

by Akmal on 02-20-2016 at 05:48 PM
I let go to Yad several bike parts and a pair of used Cross Ride some time ago. He planned to come over my place to remove the cassette from his current wheelset and install it to the new one, and collect a pair of shifter mounts that I had kept for him.

I thought that it would be worthwhile to go for a ride as well, and I threw the idea of going up to Jeram Toi (via Bukit Tangga of course!)

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Tips: Reusable Cable Ties

by Akmal on 02-17-2016 at 06:23 PM
the humble reusable cable tieRider number plates in local events are usually secured onto the handlebar using a pair of cable ties. Simply thread one each through the punched holes on the plate and zip them tight.


It is however a hassle to look for (or bring along) a pair of scissors or other sharp objects to clip them off. Most of the time, I resorted

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