Monday, June 15, 2020

Hunt for Malaysia's Best Cycling Routes : Batu Arang - Fruit Valley Loop 50km

Summary:
This is a 50km scenic route where only 5km is along a busy road. The remaining 45km consists of secondary and minor roads which have very little vehicular traffic and a pleasure to pedal on. Don't forget to take selfie stops at the sprawling vistas afforded by the fruit valley. This particular routing skips Batu Arang town - which you can easily detour to sample local favourites like roti goyang and lontong - if you wish. Check out the White House as you ascend out of Batu Arang on your way home.


Difficulty: Moderate
This is rated by elevation gain over distance and this route has a score of 6.71 (the higher the harder it is - as comparison a route up Genting Peras from Batu 18 is rated 8.33).  

What Does it Feel Like: Hilly
75% of the route will involve cycling at slight grade incline of +1.2% which translates to approximately:
  • 27.4% of time is spent climbing (10.3km) - indicative of some really steep climbs
  • 56.9% of time is spent flat (29.1km) - where the cool shaded palm trees are aka junk miles
  • 15.8% of time descending (10.7km)
Route Safety Score: 90%
No road is ever safe, but if you are looking for long mileage with less traffic, this route comes highly recommended. Santai riders should be able to complete this between 3 to 3.5 hours (without stops).  

Total Ascent: 414m


Parking : shoplots at Taman Residensi, near Bandar Tasik Puteri. Safe as houses with a 99 Speedmart to stock up on snacks and drinks.



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Disclaimers: this route guide is not intended for serious riders! When 90% of the course is made up of secondary and minor roads - there is no way riders can maintain a high average speed. Serious riders are best served by mileage consisting of main / primary / highway routes. Junk miles for serious riders are precious miles for easy riders.

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  1. نحن شركة تنظيف مكيفات بالرياض متخصصة في تنفيذ اعمال تنظيف وصيانة واصلاح جميع انواع المكيفات التي تستخدم داخل المنازل والفلل والشركات والمصانع وكافة الاماكن حيث تقدم خدمات تنظيف مكيفات شباك ومكيفات صحراوية ومكيفات شباك ومكيفات سبيلت والتكيفات المركزية باستخدام الوسائل الحديثة ويتم تنظيف الوحدات الداخلية للمكيفات وازالة الاتربة والغبار والاوساخ وازالة الروائح الكريهة العالقة بالمكيف كما يقوم فني مكيفات بالرياض بصيانة واصلاح جودة التبريد وضبط صوت التكيف للمستوي المثالي وغيرها من أعمال الصيانة فقط عزيزي العميل قم بالتواصل معنا وقم بعرض مشكلتك وسوف تقوم افضل شركة تنظيف مكيفات بالرياض بسرعة التواصل معك والوصول إليك حيث ما كنت لعمل اللازم علي الفور فقط قم بالاتصال علي ارقامنا نصلك اين ما كنت علي الفور.
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    شركة رش مبيدات بالرياض

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