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Malaysia: Jungle Joy Ride

July/August 2013

Malaysia: Jungle Joy Ride

Under a royal blue sky, we’re hurtling south along a smooth multi-lane freeway amid a sea of rolling greens hills. Waves of lush forestation, palm farms, and tea plantations stretch into the horizon. Malaysia is a dynamic melting pot that Malays, Indians, Chinese, and a host of others call home—and where the best of each fuses into a culinary and social scene unlike anywhere else in the world.
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Malaysia, Motosikals & MotoGP

November/December 2010

Malaysia, Motosikals & MotoGP

Malaysia Tourism asked RoadRUNNER if we'd like to come and see what this booming Asian country has to offer. The roots of this tour really began back in 2008 when I rode a Borneo expedition with the "Bumi Bikers," a large group of prominent motorcyclists active in promoting tourism in Malaysia - so I was pleasantly surprised at the opportunity to go back. Arriving at Kuala Lumpur (KL) International Airport in late October, I'm whisked to the downtown Seri Pacific Hotel and greeted by hosts Ina and Hisham, co-owners of Wheel Technik, Malaysia's largest-selling motosikal (motorcycle) magazine. Harris Andria — route captain from the Borneo ride — is there to join the tour, as well as my South African friend and Bike SA moto-journalist, Howard Stafford and his wife June.
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