My Running Companion Photos
of his precious, precious bike... taken in Putrajaya, along the route I usually take when I do my runs there. I occassionally run in Putrajaya and sometimes, my companion would take out his bike and cycle alongside me and keeping me company.
Other times, he'd just walk around and waited for me at the car within our agreed time. After all, the Putrajaya core island (where Presint 2, 3, 4 & 18 is located) is quite big to explore. Or when the mood suits him, he'd cycle alone or with some fellow foldies buddies he met there.
My guy is not the "hearts and flowers" kind of guy, but I'm very much happy with the gestures he did for me! One of them is being patient enough to cycle slowly for two hours and wait for me!
He doesn't like me posting stuff about him and "elevating" him into this nice guy image (his words exactly) but since when do I really listen to him? heh heh Though I have to say, it's so hot when he acts all protective over me. ^^
Anyhoo, some photos of his precious bike (got it in Japan, no less).
At the start of our running/walking/cyling route. This is near Putrajaya Holdings building and overlooking Masjid Putra. Seems like a popular spot for photographers trying to catch sunrise photos. Further in the background is the Prime Minister's Office.
Come later in the morning and for the rest of the day, that area will be swarming with tourists. Cars & buses loads of them.
We passed this Seri Gemilang bridge a few times. Once at this side and going under the bridge. Then, at the other side (at the side where Putrajaya International Convention Centre is at) - under once and we went over it twice.
and here, overlooking Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside hotel; at the Water Sports Complex. With the sun already high up in the sky, it was so tempting for me to jump in the lake and cool off! You can cool-off at the nearby public pool there at Presint 6 or you can have a picnic by the lakeside or play at the small man-made beach area there too!
There won't be any running there in Putrajaya for me for the rest of September, as I'll have Adidas King of The Road run this Sunday, Taiping Marathon next Sunday and Salomon X-Trail at the end of the month! I guess I'll be seeing Putrajaya again in October. After all, I have Putrajaya Night Marathon in October! Half-marathon though, not a full marathon for me! ^^
nice foldie bike zaini got there all the way from Japan... am i the 1st person to comment? Samala kita Sis, i`ll b running the KOTR, Taiping n Salomon too, plus PNM... so freaking excited like hell... Go go Kak Lina wat PB in your coming HM.. =DReplyDelete
Congrats on being first!Delete
Orang lain still recovering from the Merdeka weekend, methink. ;p
We are doing it the same! + CICM Responsible Care Run. Baru je register tadi. ;p
Takde PB nyer... training for the past month all lintang pukang. wakaka... I'll settle and be totally happy with a 7min pace for KOTR. ^^
Me too, wanna survived KOTR too, despite lack of training, must train xtra hard this week to compensate lack of training due to Cuti Merdeka Raya (1week) haha.. pace 6.40ish shud b ok then.... Owh i`ll b joining Great Eastern Run too in Nov. Kak Lina, don`t forget to register 4 Nike KL 10k Run the race ok? It will b on 13 Oct, registration starts this 7 Sept. Limited 15,000 slots only... Sooo looking for a happy Bunny hopping around the Lake Garden in Taiping... hahaaDelete
I'll skip Nike Run. Not very interesed to join it. kekekeDelete
You doing the solo run ke with partner for the Great Eastern Run?
Owh i`ll b doing solo run coz there will b barriers along the run, maze and the whole lot... Very interesting... I`ve been dreaming to run somewhere along that hilly MATRADE route b4... should b pretty challenging n awesome!Delete
Have fun there!Delete
I'll be doing the CICM on the same morning instead. ^^
My wife is so tempted to buy a folding bike now. I pening!Delete
She got her MTB already right? Still want a foldie?Delete
Buy her a Brompton bespoke bike lah TM! Bet you can afford that! ^^
Talking about running and biking, I'm going to hide in that corner (for not knowing anything about them!).Delete
So looking forwards to your run in Taiping. I am really excited how is our first time meeting up. We must take lots of pictures, lina.ReplyDelete
You have your Gold Medal in your life too. Good for you, lina.Delete
My Gold Medal tak put money in my pocket wor.... muahahaDelete
I'm excited too!Delete
But... when are you two free exactly? Which day?
So you all hug and kiss Le... Kekeke...Delete
Ask yan to bawa you Jalan Jalan taiping Le..
SP so excited to see us hug and kiss lah Yan. wakakaDelete
lina, when you are in Taiping, go run around in that beautiful Taiping Lake Garden lah.. and then go and collect our Taiping biscuits after that~~ :pDelete
I think the route will make me run at the Lake Garden, if I'm not mistaken.Delete
Hahaha... sure want me to collect your biscuits after I did my run and all sweaty? Later my sweat add more flavour to your biscuits, how? kekeke
hehehehe, unless you unwrapped all them and drip your sweat in lah.. wah, your sweat must be some potion to make us all listen to you obediently later!! :DDelete
Now, you are giving me ideas!Delete
We can meet on 16 Sept after your run. Ok or not? Let me check with Ah Hua and confirm again. We can go to see you at Fleminton Hotel.Delete
I duduk Legend Hotel la...Delete
But if Flemington got promo - hi-tea ke apa ke, I'm OK. ^^
What an exciting event coming up soon! 3 Hamsapress sistas will gather to foster sisterhood!! Sure manyak gossip and laughter!Delete
But if TM join us, sure lagi havoc right?Delete
You not around, not much gila-gila going on lah... even SP also not so crazy and hamsap! LOL
I should be free on the 16th. Must send my hubb to the mahjong table and my kids to my parents so we can enjoy some high-tea session.Delete
When are you returning to KL, Lina? How about having lunch together? We can have chocolate fondue, yum~ Yannie will bring banana to dip in it, kekeke!
nak join lari in october b4 putrajaya nite marathon!ReplyDelete
Awal Oct - 2 minggu tu. Nak? But I'm planning to do just 16K steady runs lah...Delete
Route lebih kurang the one in my previous post tu. Mesti panjat PICC & Jambatan Seri Gemilang for hill training. kekeke
u dah ada whatsapp? whatsapp je ok. hehe
Hmmm......your hubby really nice la. Dont run but still cycle side by side :)ReplyDelete
Guess running really makes the two of you closer laReplyDelete
There are lots of things that makes us closer... running (well, me running that is) and him waiting is one of them. ^^Delete
Every night also close close la, ahem itu~~ kekekeke!Delete
I have yet to visit Putrajaya, heard it is very crowded. Must visit it the next time.ReplyDelete
On the contrary... I dn't see it crowded, unless you visit a festival of some kind being held there.Delete
Putrajaya during a normal weekend can be blissfully devoid (almost) of crowd.
If I were Zaini I will take a rotan and piak piak piak u..ReplyDelete
Cepat cepat... So can train you run faster...
Kakaka... Or maybe carry a petai from behind and let you chase it..
Cannot. Bring rotan later run also not finished, lain pulak jadinya. bwahaha!!!Delete
Put leng chai in front lah... the one Yan was ogling at today. Sure I run fast one! ;p
yalah, bring rotan and leather whip then ended up both ahem-ahem at one tempat tersembunyi at the discreet precinct of putrajaya only~~ :DDelete
Cannot lah. Putrajaya banyak CCTV! We checked already! Even under bridge got! BwahahaDelete
even more shyiok with CCTV watching!!! that's exciting how you try to take angles to avoid seeing your face, fuyoh~~ :pDelete
Nanti story jadi lain, piak piak running gadis, masuk CCTV, ended up in youtube.Delete
Muka hamsem Zaini jadi popular dengan cerita hangat!
Wah you really seems to be very busy on your run huh...ReplyDelete
So many schedule....
Where got busy. ;pDelete
Anyways, Zaini is quite free this month so that's why I entered 3 races in September. xD
Back to normal once a month schedule for Oct & Nov. ;)
the two extra is bonus for you for ramadhan and syawal lah.. hehehe!!!Delete
My wife used to joing everyone marathon and cylcling inter state!! Goodness she slowed down now from exhaustion!Delete
I belum marathon standard. Slowly easing myself to half marathon first. Let's see whether I can go crazy and do a marathon in 2013!Delete
She slowed down and you have less naps in car waiting for you? ;)
hehehe, what a sweet post to the nice guy huh?? when he says he doesn't want to be elevated, the people tend to associate him more to the nice guy image, hahahaha~~ReplyDelete
that foldie bike looks very handsome lah.. maybe even raimie can ride that as well huh?? sure kuasa to him when he grows up later lah~~Delete
Bodek post... so can ask more favour in future! wakakaDelete
yalah.. help me to find IT friends or your IT department people to do my questionnaire lah boleh?? :pDelete
I can pass the questionaire... maybe to the Boss and force him to make his staff reply.Delete
wow, you got that power?? hehehe.. ok lah, let me send you the email lah.. :)Delete
Dunno the powder effective or not... let's see ah... ^^Delete
Gadis, you spilled this is a bodek post. Tak takut Zaini baca and no effective already? Kakaka!Delete
One day I must go putrajaya for some jog..ReplyDelete
Then go alamanda makan makan...
SP, you main purpose to go for some jog is to MAKAN after that lor.. raise your butt we all know you wanted to fart~~ :pDelete
Alamanda got nice place to makan meh??Delete
But if you go there, drop by at Miyagi at Bandar Baru Bangi to eat some nice and affordable Japanese food there. Quite near, if you know the way to get there from Putrajaya. :)
worry nothing, got one thing call GPS or Google Maps mah in the SMARTPHONE~~ :pDelete
Lupa pulak. I baru pakai smartphone mah... not used to it yet. Not like you all. wakakaDelete
Oo~~ smartphone got maps one ka?? I'm also novice like gadis, wakakaka!Delete
All the best in your run huh...ReplyDelete
... especially the Taiping run!! so with good results she is more motivated to bring back our stuffs from Y&Y Sistas.. wakakakaka!!Delete
You two are wishing me with hidden agenda lah...
To make sure I come back from Taiping and bring back your goodies! LOL
i actually just wanted to show that i can read this SP's mind lah~~ :pDelete
I think you read his mind well! xD
oh, did i read that correctly?? you have three runs in this month?? finally the nice guy has granted your wish to have more runs in a month??ReplyDelete
or maybe that's just to compensate for the no-run ramadhan month??Delete
It's a compensation... but not because of Ramadhan month. ;pDelete
hehehehehe.. not compensation but i think more of a trade for more ahem-ahem~~ aiyah, coughing so badly recently!! :DDelete
Poor SK. Throat very itchy izit? muekekeDelete
you will be missing putrajaya for a month?? haha, i think i have not been to putrajaya for more than 5 times.. the last time i went was like 2 years ago at least, went to see customers.. and if for leisure, sure more than 3 years ago~~ReplyDelete
Aiyoh! From your place to Putrajaya is so far. Understandable lah.Delete
From my place to Putrajaya is only about 12km. Better than needing to travel to KL Lake Garden.
And running there is nice... at least I don't have to contend with stray dogs in Putrajaya.
My housing area now has two new strays and the two dogs made it difficult for me to do my hill intervals... :(
yalah, you must fully utilize Putrajaya facilities, because you have "chipped in" so much money to that place~~Delete
We all chipped in. Fully utilise lah. xD
Love all the pics with the bike in it. It's so expensive to get that bike here.ReplyDelete
Now got cheapo ones already.Delete
And that's why my hubby hates going out with his foldie nowadays... he doesn't want to be compared as similar as those using those cheapo foldie. wakaka
Nice bike (well, of course, it's Japanese!), very nice hubby, nice photos. ^^ReplyDelete
Why don't I see any fishermen in the photos? :D
Simple. No fishing! xDDelete
It's not a Japanese brand (it's a Hummer bike) but can't find a Hummer bike here hence the lure of him getting it!
He want to buy a Brompton bike... no need to go to UK. There's a Brompton shop in Kobe! ;)
You didn't buy a Japanese bike?!Delete
Collapses in horror.
Ah, Brompton. Everybody wants a Brompton, but they're not exactly cheap. Perhaps the price of three pairs of running shoes? :p
so nice of your hubby to ride beside you while you run..ReplyDelete
He only does it if he knows I'm trying a new route and I'm doing a very loooong run. He doesn't say it but I think he worries about me. ^^Delete
I like the way you snapped the photos of the bike posing in different areas! Looks better than a human posing here and there! Something new to me!ReplyDelete
Next time I put my kasut here and there to take photos!
Zaini took all those photos.Delete
Much better than taking my huffing and puffing face running the route, right? kakaka
My hubb thinks I'm very well-independent. He just let me do things I like.ReplyDelete
Sometimes I miss being protective T__T
Hello Bicycle! Bye Bicycle :PReplyDelete