Monday, September 03, 2018

CFAL 10 - Day 3 Moving Around George Town

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow launching a portion of the Coastal Cycling Route on the eve of CFAL 10, 2018
Cyclists and pedestrians will be able to head from Tanjung Tokong to Padang Kota Lama (Esplanade) and back using a designated lane. The distance is about 4.5km.

I had the opportunity to cycle along with some local friends together with cycling buddy Joseph.
Coming to the completion of the 4.5km ride launch as we were near Esplanade, Padang Kota Lama.
Friends from KL later joined and met more of our KL friends at the Esplanade and were waiting for a fun ride around George Town.
And off we went towards Bayan Lepas using the coastal riding route.
A big family of cycling buddies a few of them were from Singapore and have been our regular partners for several rides. Well done and forever we shall ride together as long as we can.
A picture at the 4 big blue pillars with a wish came true when I simply said that it would be lovely to have a drone flow over to capture us. And true enough there was a guy flying one and was willingly to do it for us without any obligation. Thank you so much to this dear friend.

The drone that took a clip of us at the four pillars.
We had an ardent friend purposely flew in to join us for the gathering where we met up at the Coastal Cycling Route near Queenbays Mall. We also bumped into friends from Taiping, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. It is always a good time and a good chance to meet up with friends during CFAL.
Waq & Baki for the album.
We met another long lost friend and was good to meet up with Nash after his long absent. Happy Cycling bro! we shall meet more often.
All were hungry after completing the cycling route near the second bridge. We had an eating proposal and Baki took the lead for the food adventure back to George Town.
Coming down from the dedicated bicycle bridge over Pinang River after a rest at McDonald's Kapal Singh Drive.
Taking control of Beach Street as we inched closer towards Little India.
Here we were at Little India for an insanely delicious nasi kandar. The gulai tasted heavenly and I shall remember this place when I am back in Penang. And I wouldn't forget Ayam Bawang the next time I come back to Restoran Tajuddin Hussain. It is located at Queen Street very near to Sri Mahamariammam Temple.
At the front of Sri Mahamariamman Temple which is the oldest Hindu temple in Penang built in 1833.
After the lunch the group splitted, some went for more food adventure and some went back to Esplanade to collect their CFAL jerseys. Later I cycled back to my mum's place, rested and later went out dinner with her and my sister.
Wow I rode for 67km without realising the distance but it was real hot by the time I went back to mum's place.

No comments: