Gainway Bicycle @ Kota Kemuning

After several attempts to locate a decent bicycle shop, Dad finally decided to try the one at Kota Kemuning. In this day and age, its quite weird that there is no proper bicycle shop. I mean, you can have the serious biker shops and all but not for kids. Then again, we bought this bike from Carrefour and they don't even sell spare tires.

Yep. Kristine's bike has a broken front tire. The plastic hub/parts holding the wheel together has cracked. And it would be a waste to just go out and buy a new bike all because of a broken vinyl non-grip tire. And with the falling scrap metal prices these days, the scrap merchant might not even want to take it for anything more than Rm300.00 even if you threaten to eat his dog.

And so, we drove all the way to Kota Kemuning for this small tire. And the bad news was, the original bicycle shop we passed by so many times, is gone. Yeah, gone. It seemed like no one is interested in cycling.

But all is not lost as just right across, is a new
shop. But this shop sells Japanese used bikes.

You're heard of re-cond cars and half-cuts, but
these are used bikes. And some of the designs
are very interesting. Prices are quite modest
unless you start going for those foldable ones.

And there are a lot for you to choose from

This is a tricycle. Apart from having two front
wheels, it also has a parking brake. I did not
take a shot of it but you can activate it from
the handle.

What is interesting is that the way the wheels turn.
This model has its basket removed so you can see
clearly what I meant.

And its actually quite comfortable to sit on. I
have no problems with it and neither did Kaelynn.

Next to it was a more completed bike where
the basket mounted. You can also notice that
there is a baby chair in front of the rider. So
Mommy can take her baby out as well.

My Dad trying it out while chatting with
Mr. Lee, the shop owner.

I was more interested in the black bike
here. Actually, there were two versions

This first one was where you can change gears by
twisting the handle. It was a nice idea but to be
practical, since I do not own a Motorcycle, this is
not a comfortable way for me to change gears.

And so, the normal way it had to be. As the bike
costs about RM300.00 to RM400.00 (I forgot
the price, actually) I wanted to ask if they could
accept credit cards but since we came in a car,
there is only enough space for Kristine's bike in
the boot.

After that, we went to Subang.
Why, I cannot tell you now, but
it will come later.

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