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. PHOTO: COURTESY OF AMRITA KAUR
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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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