Zen and the joy of cycling

(From left) The reporter with her nephew Gavinpal Singh and niece Ethalyn Kaur on Coney Island on July 31, 2020.
(From left) The reporter with her nephew Gavinpal Singh and niece Ethalyn Kaur on Coney Island on July 31, 2020.PHOTO: COURTESY OF AMRITA KAUR

SINGAPORE - When I start pedalling, I forget about the pressures of work and daily life. I am forced to slow down my pace and pay attention to the ride and view around me.

Even a slow ride can be exhilarating when I am jaded; and when I pick up speed on empty tracks at night and feel the wind in my face, the ride becomes a joyful rush.

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