56 Merdeka Ride 2014!

March 16, 2014

16 March 2014,sunday: Penang 2nd Bridge

GEORGE TOWN: The Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge will be closed on March 16 for the 56th Merdeka Ride, a cycling event that the Penang state government is planning to hold annually.

Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd (JKSB) managing director Datuk Dr Ismail Mohamed Taib said that the 56th Merdeka Ride @ Jambatan Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah is not a competition, and is held to allow participants to leisurely ride their bicycle on the longest bridge in South-East Asia.

He added that the bridge would be closed from 4am to 2pm this Sunday.

The event which is jointly organised by the Penang government, JKSB, Lions Club, and Bicycle Town, will receive patronage from Penang Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas who will also be riding his bicycle with the participants on the bridge that day.

 More than 9,000 cyclists have registered to take part.
Venue: Stadium Batu Kawan, Penang
Date: 16th March 2014 (Sunday)
Time: 7.00 am
Registration closing date: 15th October 2013 
Fee: RM 80

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And………After a month waiting,Finally!

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When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking. ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


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