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Post by Kimi » Sat, 30 Jul 2005 5:34 pm

Any recommendation place to buy a good one?
Will bike from home to work which usually takes about half an hour by bus. The route is quite flat only there are some hills around my area.
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Post by Guest » Sat, 30 Jul 2005 8:36 pm

Treknology is very good. At Tanglin Rd in Tudor Court and on Holland Grove. Over the years we have bought many bikes from them: kids bikes of all sizes, my mountain bike, high-end road bikes. My husband is a huge bicycling enthusiast (Vive La Lance!) and he has bought all his Singapore bikes from Treknology.

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Post by beenhere10years » Sat, 30 Jul 2005 8:38 pm

Sorry, last post was mine. One more point, the staff is quite knowledgable & works with the rider as an individual -- good luck!

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Post by yuks » Tue, 02 Aug 2005 3:56 pm

Bikehaus on Bukit Timah has quite a good selection including low-end models compared to other bike shops. Cycleworks (somewhere around Thomson rd?) is good for high-end roadbikes. Happy bike shopping :)

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Post by dot dot dot » Tue, 02 Aug 2005 4:15 pm

if you visit www.togoparts.com , they have a forum as well. Bit of a bikefreaksite, but helpful. Can say from own experience, that there is fantastic bikeshops around here, fully support beenhere10years' suggestion, treknology is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Bikehaus mentioned by Yuks is also a very good one. Treknology has several shops around town btw, check their site: www.treknology3.com

Good choice Kimi: go bike around, it is great fun!

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Post by riversandlakes » Tue, 02 Aug 2005 4:27 pm

Do I need to get a license to cycle?

I think when I get tired of walking to work and gym, I shall get a bike...
Is there a common facility to store bikes at HDB flats? Does it have bad reputation of getting stolen often?
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 02 Aug 2005 4:48 pm

The only safe place to keep your bike is in your flat itself. Especially so if it is a reasonably good bike. Same goes wherever you ride it. Don't leave it unattended too long and at least take the seat with you.

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Post by riversandlakes » Tue, 02 Aug 2005 4:51 pm

Thank you for the input, sms! Do I need a permit to cycle here?
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Post by dot dot dot » Tue, 02 Aug 2005 5:06 pm

nope, not needed.

When looking at the way people ride their bikes here, I would absolutely think it would be a good idea to install something of a licence, but not needed.

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Post by beenhere10years » Thu, 04 Aug 2005 9:51 pm

Just be so, so careful out there. My honey was in a nearly fatal bike accident a few years back. Singapore motorists just aren't that accustomed to lots of bike traffic. Please ride carefully and don't even think of riding without a helmet, particularly the tapered 'bullet' kind. This feature is why he only broke a few vertabrae in his neck instead of severing his spinal cord outright. :wink:

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Post by riversandlakes » Fri, 05 Aug 2005 2:10 pm

that's scary!

how about the pavement? can we ride on that?
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Post by beenhere10years » Sat, 13 Aug 2005 6:02 pm

Yes of course, but so can every other yahoo out there. Be very careful and don't assume that because you have the right of way that the other drivers you share the road with understand this.

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Post by riversandlakes » Sun, 14 Aug 2005 5:44 pm

yahoo? yahooligan?

Sure, sure. Driving for years in KL has made me realize one thing beyond doubt - defensive driving is not just about driving safe and right, it is about watching out for others' :oops:

Shall apply the same on defensive cycling hehe

Is it safe to chain the bicycle outside of the flat? I rent only a room, so might have problems bringing it into the flat...
beenhere10years wrote:Yes of course, but so can every other yahoo out there. Be very careful and don't assume that because you have the right of way that the other drivers you share the road with understand this.
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Post by muhsayn » Wed, 24 Jan 2007 11:37 pm

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Post by vandals » Sun, 28 Jan 2007 12:41 am

yup togoparts.com is good or you should try hup seng bike shop near china town. They offer one of the best prices.

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