Setting out for a long ride is different to setting out for a normal weekend loop. This route is a 250 kilometre loop through Johor, Malaysia, starting from Woodlands and ending in Pengerang.
The Kulai loop is a 90 kilometre loop through Malaysia, with very few traffic lights or interruptions. The road surface is generally good and the traffic usually minimal. Being country roads you do get cars and trucks passing each other, but most drivers in Malaysia are very respectful of cyclists.
Malaysia has some wonderful mountain ranges to cycle. Kuala Lumpur is a staple for a lot of Singaporeans but I’ve ridden KL quite a few times so I looked further north, and decided to checkout Ipoh for a change.
Kuala Lumpur cycling staple ride of Genting Sempah. An out and back boasting a challenging category 2 climb and lovely countryside roads.
Kuala Lumpur is a bustling city, with close by mountains and well paved roads. What’s not to love about Kuala Lumpur as a cycling weekend destination.
A scenic 150 kilometre loop with with close to 2,000m of climbing. Ride time between 5 and 7 hours.
The fact there aren’t many places to cycle longer than 10 minutes without hitting lights, crossroads or traffic; one looks for roads and routes which add some excitement, distance and variety. There are a few options, the tried and true cycling routes and then there are international routes.