Thursday, May 28, 2009

The Choice is Yours: Why Islam?

Have you ever read a story in the Qur'an about how Prophet Ibrahim a.s searching for the right God? Until he found Allah!

Pernahkah anda membaca kisah di dalam Al Qur'an tentang Nabi Ibrahim a.s mencari siapa Tuhannya? Sehingga beliau mengenal siapa Allah!



The next video is the story of a girl who converted to islam after seeing Youtube videos on Islam, and read about the story of Prophet Ibrahim a.s searching for his God as stated in the Qur'an.

Video seterusnya adalah kisah seorang wanita yang memeluk islam hanya selepas menonton video dari YouTube mengenai islam, dan bacalah mengenai kisah nabi Ibrahim a.s mencari Tuhannya sebagaimana yang terkandung di dalam Al Qur-an.

Nicole Queen: Converts after seeing Youtube videos on Islam.



A Story of Prophet Ibrahim a.s - Al An'am Surah 6 Makkiyah (Ayat 74-83)

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And when Ibrahim said to his sire, Azar: Do you take idols for gods? Surely I see you and your people in manifest error.
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And thus did We show Ibrahim the kingdom of the heavens and the earth and that he might be of those who are sure.
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So when the night over-shadowed him, he saw a star; he said: "This is my Lord." So when it set, he said: "I do not love the setting ones."
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Then when he saw the moon rising, he said: "This is my Lord." So when it set, he said: "If my Lord had not guided me I should certainly be of the erring people."
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Then when he saw the sun rising, he said: "This is my Lord, this is the greater." So when it set, he said: "O my people! surely I am clear of what you set up(with Allah)."
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Surely I have turned myself, being upright, wholly to Him Who originated the heavens and the earth, and I am not of the polytheists.
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And his people disputed with him. He said: "Do you dispute with me respecting Allah? And He has guided me indeed; and I do not fear in any way those that you set up with Him, unless my Lord pleases; my Lord comprehends all things in His knowledge; will you not then mind?
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And how should I fear what you have set up (with Him), while you do not fear that you have set up with Allah that for which He has not sent down to you any authority; which then of the two parties is surer of security, if you know?"
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Those who believe and do not mix up their faith with iniquity, those are they who shall have the security and they are those who go aright.
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And this was Our argument which we gave to Ibrahim against his people; We exalt in dignity whom We please; surely your Lord is Wise, Knowing.

Kisah Nabi Ibrahim a.s - Al An'am Surah 6 Makkiyah (Ayat 74-83)

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dan (ingatlah) ketika Ibrahim berkata kepada ayahnya Azar,"Pantaskah engkau menjadikan berhala-berhala itu sebagai tuhan? Sesungguhnya aku melihat engkau dan kaummu dalam kesesatan yang nyata."
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Dan demikianlah Kami memperlihatkan kepada Ibrahim kekuasaan (Kami yang terdapat) di langit dan di bumi, dan agar dia termasuk orang-orang yang yakin.
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Ketika malam telah menjadi gelap, dia (Ibrahim) melihat sebuah bintang (lalu) dia berkata, "Inilah tuhanku." Maka ketika bintang itu terbenam dia berkata, "Aku tidak suka kepada yang terbenam."
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Lalu ketika dia melihat bulan terbit dia berkata, "Inilah tuhanku." Tetapi ketika bulan itu terbenam dia berkata, "Sungguh, jika Tuhanku tidak memberi petunjuk kepadaku, pastilah aku termasuk orang-orang yang sesat."
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Kemudian ketika dia melihat matahari terbit, dia berkata, "Inilah tuhanku, ini lebih besar." Tetapi ketika matahari terbenam dia berkata, "Wahai kaumku! Sungguh, aku berlepas diri dari apa yang kamu persekutukan."
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Aku hadapkan wajahku kepada (Allah) yang menciptakan langit dan bumi dengan penuh kepasrahan (mengikuti) agama yang benar, dan aku bukanlah termasuk orang-orang musyrik.
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Dan kaumnya membantahnya. Dia (Ibrahim) berkata, "Apakah kamu hendak membantahku tentang Allah, padahal Dia benar-benar telah memberi petunjuk kepadaku? Aku tidak takut kepada (malapetaka dari) apa yang kamu persekutukan dengan Allah, kecuali Tuhanku menghendaki sesuatu. Ilmu Tuhanku meliputi segala sesuatu. Tidakkah kamu dapat mengambil pelajaran?
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Bagaimana aku takut kepada apa yang kamu perskutukan (dengan Allah), padahal kamu tidak takut dengan apa yang Allah sendiri tidak menurunkan keterangan kepadamu untuk mempersekutukan-Nya. Manakah dari kedua golongan itu lebih berhak mendapat keamanan (dari malapetaka), jika kamu mengetahui?"
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Orang-orang yang beriman dan tidak mencampuradukkan iman mereka dengan syirik, mereka itulah orang-orang yang mendapat rasa aman dan mereka mendapat petunjuk.
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Dan itulah keterangan Kami yang kami berikan kepada Ibrahim untuk menghadapi kaumnya. Kami tinggikan darjat siapa yang Kami kehendaki. Sesungguhnya Tuhanmu Maha Bijaksana, Maha Mengetahui.


All praise and thanks are due to Allah. We praise and give thanks to Him. We seek His aid and ask for His forgiveness, and we seek Allah's refuge from the evil of ourselves and from our evil actions. Whomsoever Allah guides then none can misguide him, and whomsoever He misguides then none can guide him. I bear witness that none has the right to be worshipped except Allah, alone, having no partner, and I bear witness that Muhammad is His slave and His Messenger.

Segala puji dan syukur hanya untuk Allah. Kita memuji dan syukur kepada-Nya. Kepada-Nya kita memohon petunjuk dan keampunan, dan kepada-Nya kita mohon berlindung dari kejahatan diri sendiri dan perbuatan buruk kita. Sesiapa yang diberi petunjuk oleh Allah tiada yang mampu menyesatkanya, dan siapa yang disesatkan oleh Allah, tiada yang mampu menahannya. Aku jadi saksi bahawa tiada Tuhan yang wajar disembah selain Allah dan tiada sekutu bagi-Nya, dan Muhammad itu adalah hamba-Nya dan pesuruh-Nya.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Basikal, Pemimpin & Politik

Ada orang guna basikal untuk "JERIT"! Ada yang mahu bela rakyat sambil tersengih-sengih satu kali itu menuju ke Parlimen. Politik caci maki penuh benci & dendam. Tidak halal maki hamun, buka aib sesama manusia atas dasar politik apa lagi agama.



Sungguh telah diberi peringatan, namun fitrah manusia itu pelupa. Maka jika kamu berbantah sesama muslim, kembalilah kepada Al Qur'an.

Al Fajr Surah 89 Makkiyah
  1. Demi fajar,
  2. demi malam yang sepuluh,
  3. demi yang gelap dan yang ganjil,
  4. demi malam apabila berlalu.
  5. Adakah pada yang demikian itu terdapat sumpah (yang dapat diterima) bagi orang-orang yang berakal?
  6. Tidakkah engkau (Muhammad) memperhatikan bagaimana Tuhanmu berbuat terhadap (kaum) 'Ad?
  7. (iaitu) penduduk Iram (ibukota kaum 'Ad) yang mempunyai bangunan-bangunan yang tinggi,
  8. yang belum pernah dibangun (suatu kota) seperti itu, di negeri-negeri lain,
  9. dan (terhadap) kaum Samud yang memotong batu-batu besar di lembah,
  10. dan (terhadap) Fir'aun yang mempunyai pasak-pasak (bangunan yang besar),
  11. yang berbuat sewenang-wenang dalam negeri,
  12. lalu mereka banyak berbuat kerosakan dalam negeri itu,
  13. kerana itu Tuhanmu menimpakan cemeti azab kepada mereka,
  14. sungguh, Tuhanmu benar-benar mengawasi.
  15. Maka adapun manusia, apabila Tuhan mengujinya lalu memuliakannya dan memberinya kesenangan, maka dia berkata, "Tuhanku telah memuliakanku."
  16. Namun apabila Tuhan mengujinya lalu membatasi rezekinya, maka dia berkata, "Tuhanku telah menghinaku."
  17. Sekali-kali tidak! Bahkan kamu tidak memuliakan anak yatim,
  18. dan kamu tidak saling mengajak memberi makan orang miskin,
  19. sedangkan kamu memakan harta warisan dengan cara mencampurbaurkan (yang halal dan yang haram),
  20. dan kamu mencintai harta dengan kecintaan yang berlebihan.
  21. Sekali-kali tidak! Apabila bumi digoncangkan berturut-turut,
  22. dan datanglah Tuhanmu; dan malaikat berbaris-baris,
  23. dan pada hari itu diperlihatkan neraka Jahanam; pada hari itu sedarlah manusia, tetapi tidak berguna lagi kesedaran itu.
  24. Dia berkata, "Alangkah baiknya sekiranya dahulu aku mengerjakan (kebajikan) untuk hidupku ini."
  25. Maka pada hari itu tidak ada seorang pun yang mengazab seperti azab-Nya (yang adil),
  26. dan tidak ada seorang pun yang mengikat seperti ikatan-Nya.
  27. Wahai jiwa yang tenang!
  28. Kembalilah kepada Tuhanmu dengan hati yang redha dan diredhai-Nya.
  29. Maka masuklah ke dalam golongan hamba-hamba-Ku,
  30. dan masuklah ke dalam syurga-Ku.


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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Training di Malam Keliwon

Siri latih kayuhan bersama 'Ceplos' di malam2 'Keliwon'. Menurut lagenda, sesiapa yg mati di siang Keliwon, harus dijaga kuburnya di malam hari. Dibimbangi si mayat akan menjadi mangsa pembuat 'Minyak Dagu'. Begitulah setan menyesatkan manusia, khurafat sungguh!

Kayuhan menjadi saksi beberapa peristiwa2 pelik di malam Keliwon:

1. Pengayuh dari mereka bertaraf 'artis' akan menguap2 setiap kali tiba di puncak bukit. Mungkin sebagai pembayang betapa boringnya kayuhan di malam Keliwon.

2. Anjing pada malam jumaat tidak aktif mengejar kerana tidak mampu lari akibat sedang berjimak, sedang anjing2 yg lain pakat duduk keliling, sama ada mahu cover atau skodeng.

3. Pekerja kedai mamak akan 'blur' tentang waktu kedainya beroperasi. Kami sempat singgah satu kedai mamak di Cyberjaya. Jam sudah 11.50 malam. Mamak itu menunggu dgn penuh sabar di meja utk mengambil pesanan, sedang kami cuba parking basikal.

Aku: Mamak, sini tutup pukul berapa?
Mamak: Pukul 12.00
Aku: Huh???.....

Tuesday : Dapat check dari US, tak buat apa2 pun. Terima kasihlah pada yg rajin beri duit!



Wednesday : REST

Thursday : 1 jam 24.57 mins MTB onroad from Pulau Meranti to LDP highway. Betul2 kerja gila. Terpaksa memecut di tengah2 hiway sambil diapit oleh deruan2 kenderaan besar dikiri kanan! Malam ini juga paling byk anjing2 yg mahu bersembang sahut-menyahut sambil berlari2 anak dgn empunya 2 roda (Dst 27.54km, Av 19.4, Mx 43.5)

Friday : REST

Saturday : 1 jam 47.10 mins MTB onroad from Putra Perdana to Cyberjaya (MMU) to Pulau Meranti (Dst 29.09km, Av 16.2, Mx 54.5). Keseluruhan 3 climb sebelum berehat di puncak hentian tepi hiway baru nama apa ntah... MEX?

Sunday : Recce trail di petang hari on motorbike. Kolam pancing, jalan pembinaan, kandang lembu & tahi2nya, pokok durian, singletrack kebun sayur bla bla bla...

Monday : 0.38.24 mins MTB onroad from Putra Perdana to Bukit Puchong. Kayuhan untuk makan ikan kembung masak pedas sambil buat recovery ride kononnya. Hampir bertembung dgn pakcik kapcai ketika sedang super rempit turun yg tak berapa bukit pun! (Dst 13.48km, Av 20.9, Mx 41.0)

Jumlah keseluruhan kayuhan 229.91 mins 70.11km

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Trail Riding: Frim with Fimi Part2

Two weekends, two same activities, one casualty and the bad trail management ("Mana datang batu kerikil lepas kona baring downhill ni?"), and yeah, we plan to do the same for the following week. Oh please! Is there any other place we could ride? Read Part 1 here.



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Thursday, May 14, 2009

The Sign: World Monetary System & Riba

There is a grand design that links international politics, international monetary economics and religion with today’s fraudulent monetary system. To understand the matter, one must understand the system we are in. Have you ever wonder who controls the world's financial system?

Prophet Muhammad SAW informed the world that Allah Most High, had responded to the Jewish rejection of the true Messiah by creating a false Messiah. He disclosed that Allah Most High would release that evil being into the world with a mission to impersonate the true Messiah.

There is information (read Tamim Dari Hadith from Sahih Muslim) in the life of the blessed Prophet which indicates that the false Messiah was released into the world after the Prophet’s Hijrah to Madina had taken place, and after the Jews of Madina had rejected him as a true Prophet.



Consequently, Dajjal the false Messiah would have to attempt to establish a world government through which he would rule over the world from Jerusalem. The Prophet also disclosed that the supreme strategy through which the false Messiah would seek to impose over mankind to be the weapon of Riba.

With Riba he would enslave with poverty those who resist him, and empower with wealth those who accept and support him. The rich elite of mankind so created would then be used as clients and surrogates to exploit and enslave the poor masses and rule over them on behalf of the false Messiah.

Riba in Current Monetary System

To understand more about Riba and what is written in the Qur'an & hadith, Click Here. Now, let's hear some words from Khalid Yassin regarding Riba.



We now describe one of the processes of Riba through which Dajjal empowers with wealth those who support him, and enslave with poverty those who oppose him. What he did was to establish an international monetary system that corrupted money in such a way that it could be manipulated and made to function as a vehicle of legalized theft, gigantic fraud, and economic oppression. One of the very visible forms of such is the exploitation of labor through slave wages.

The "One Eyed" US Dollar

Around the world of the so-called free market economy today, governments have found it necessary to impose minimum wage legislation in order to prevent bloody rebellion by those imprisoned in slave wages.

The reader can easily recognize the very heart of the process of legalized theft in the international monetary system that the Judeo-Christian (Ya'juj Ma'juj alliance?, Read Sea of Galilee) alliance has created by focusing attention on an event that occurred in April 1933. The US Government enacted legislation at that time prohibiting American residents from keeping gold coins, bullion or gold certificates in their possession. Gold coins were demonetized, and were no longer permitted as legal tender and could not be used as money. If anyone was caught with such gold after a 35 certain date, he could be fined $10,000 and/or be imprisoned for six months. In exchange for the gold coins and bullion, the Federal Reserve Bank, which is a private bank, offered paper currency (i.e., US dollars) with an assigned numerical value of $20 for every one ounce of gold.


The "One Eyed" US Dollar (See on top of the pyramid - click to enlarge)

Most Americans rushed to exchange their gold for paper currency, but those who were aware of the rip off that was about to take place bought gold with their paper currency and then shipped the gold away to Swiss banks. It is significant that the British government also demonetized gold coins in the same year as the US. They did so through the simple expedient of suspending the redeem ability of the sterling paper pound into gold.

After all the gold in USA had been exchanged for paper currency, the US Government then proceeded in January 1934 to arbitrarily devalue the US paper dollar by 41% and to then rescind the law of prohibition concerning gold that was previously enacted. The American people rushed back to exchange their paper currency for gold at the new exchange value of $35 per ounce of gold. In the process, they were robbed of 41% of their wealth. The reader can now easily recognize the legalized theft that takes place when paper currency is devalued.

The Federal Reserve Bank

The Federal Reserve Bank (which, incidentally, is a privately owned bank) appeared in the above incident to have initiated a ‘trial run’ to test domestically the new monetary system. That transfer would take place through the simple device of creating money out of worthless paper and then forcing paper currency upon all of mankind. Those who control the monetary system would then target certain currencies and force them to be continuously devalued. As such paper currencies lost value the unsuspecting masses would suffer massive loss of wealth, however, their ‘losses would result in ‘gain’ for others.

Less than two years earlier, in September 1931, the British pound was devalued by 30% and this gradually increased to 40% by 1934. France then followed with a devaluation of the French Franc by 30%, the Italian Lira was devalued by 41%, and the Swiss Franc by 30%. The same thing subsequently happened in most European countries. Only Greece went beyond the rest of Europe to devalue its currency by a whopping 59%.

What appeared to be "beggar thy neighbor" policies of 1930s - using currency devaluations to increase the competitiveness of a country's export products in order to reduce balance of payments deficits - resulted in plummeting national incomes, shrinking demand, mass unemployment, and an overall decline in world trade that came to be known as the Great Depression. However, it prepared the way for the imposition of an international monetary system that ostensibly sought to bring order and prevent chaos in the world of money and trade. In other words, the Great Depression was artificially contrived in order to justify the imposition of an international monetary system that would bring order to a chaotic world of money.

The Judeo-Christian alliance went on to establish a ‘paper currency’ international monetary system at Bretton Woods. They used the link between the US dollar and gold in the Bretton Woods Agreement as a fig leaf to hide the fact that paper could now be printed and used as money without any requirement that it be redeemable in the market in real money, i.e., money with intrinsic value.

The Bretton Woods Agreement paved the way for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be established in 1944 with the explicit function of maintaining an international monetary system of precisely such non redeemable paper currencies. By 1971 even the fig leaf disappeared when USA reneged on its treaty obligation under international law to redeem US dollars for gold.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The system is designed to target in particular those who resist the mysterious Judeo-Christian alliance that now rules the world. The Articles of Agreement of the IMF prohibited the use of gold as money. It did so by prohibiting any link between gold and paper currencies other than the US dollar. Art.4 Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement stated:

“exchange arrangements may include (i) the maintenance by a member of a value for its currency in terms of the special drawing right or another denominator, other than gold, selected by the member, or (ii) cooperative arrangements by which members maintain 40 the value of their currencies in relation to the value of the currency or currencies of other members, or (iii) other exchange arrangements of a member's choice.”

The IMF was used to establish a new international monetary system with new and strange monetary terminology. There was a world of a difference between ‘local (paper) currency’, which was accepted as a medium of exchange in the country in which it was issued, and ‘foreign exchange’ paper currency that was the medium of exchange for trade outside of that country. Therefore, if traders in Malaysia wanted to sell goods to traders in neighboring Indonesia, the Indonesians had to find foreign exchange to pay for their purchases with only limited to either European paper currencies or to the US dollar.

Thus, the trap was set for demand for such European currencies as the US dollar that then became known as ‘hard’ currency. So long as the Judeo-Christian alliance could maintain demand for their paper currencies all that they had to do was to keep on printing such money and, in the process, keep on creating wealth out of nothing. The evil plan behind the whole system was also to get Western currencies, to constantly increase in value in relation to other currencies. That was achieved through the simple device of either coaxing or forcing devaluation of targeted currencies. As such currencies were devalued; it resulted in a massive transfer of wealth from the masses to the elite. It also forced labour into working for slave wages, and it imprisoned those who took ‘hard’ currency loans from an ever-willing IMF and from European commercial banks and now found themselves in ever-increasing difficulty to repay those loans with interest.

In fact, the entire monetary system with its IMF centerpiece was specifically designed to achieve such results. Targeted countries were trapped with huge loans, were continuously drained of their wealth, and were impoverished as they struggled to repay loans with money that constantly lost value. Finally, the new international monetary system of paper money facilitated the banking system, through fractional reserve banking, to lend on interest money it did not possess. That, also, was legalized fraud.

The Great Deception - "Islamic Banking"

Here's a video of "Islamic Banking" lectures by Syeikh Imran Hosein.



See the complete lectures here: http://www.youtube.com/imran+hosein+riba. Most of the information above was taken from a book written by Syeikh Imran Hosein which you can download here: Dinarbook.pdf (The Gold Dinar and Silver Dirham: Islam and The Future of Money).

Dr. Mahathir's Writing on Present Financial Crisis

Follows is installments of a series on the trends that led to the present financial crisis written by Malaysia's former Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He not only understood the exploitative nature of the monetary system created by modern western civilization, but also, and quite correctly so, did what scarcely any of the Muftis of Islam have so far done, or dare to do. He called for the return to the Gold Dinar as money, in place of the money-system built around the utterly fraudulent US dollar, so that Muslims could extricate themselves from financial and economic oppression and exploitation.

ECONOMIC INDICES AND THE WEALTH OF NATIONS
THE BANKING SYSTEM AND THE FALSE ECONOMY
CURRENCY TRADING
THE HEDGE FUNDS
THE PYRAMID SCHEME

This is the conclusion to the series on the trends that led to the present financial crisis.

THE INDICES

Jazakallah Khair

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Trail Riding: Frim with Fimi

It's not a coincident. However, the name Fimi is not related to Frim whatsoever. Some used to call him "King of Frim". Whoever he may be is not important. He came on time as always & like to starts riding on the dot. Unfortunately, the others did not.


Lembab betul la diorang ni!

By the way, last Saturday was the day for some of us first climb to the top of Steroid Hill. Congratulations goes to Haitsan & Haidil (they're not brothers). Where did the other two go? Hoi, lembab la korang! Lama kitorang tunggu kat bawah ni! haha...

By succesfully adding Steroid Hill to the menu that day, it should be great fun nonetheless. The look in their face tells everything. For Hassan (Sarjan?) & Nazib, this were their first trip to Frim (1st time offroad for Hassan with his new Khs Alite1000).



We started the ride that day from Tokong (main entrance), skip Bukit Bujang & headed straight to Bukit Hari - Steroid Hill.



Actually, my target that day is to start the ride by climbing to Bukit Bujang & enjoy the Dream's singletrack. Since it's not recommended for beginner, so we wrapped the session by riding through 501 singletrack.



I'm not a smoker (not anymore), but I have to say thanks to them that day. Because of one cigarette resulted in us having free Nasi Lemak Kukus. More story here. Thanks Mr. Mustafa!


This photo is courtesy of Haitsanspmholder

On the way out to Tokong, "The Smokers" were busy looking for desperate smoker in need for a cigarette, in hope of having another FREE nasi lemak session. Read Part 2 here.


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Friday, May 8, 2009

Ghostriders: A True Story or Myth?

You can barely see them. They move pretty fast. They love Taiwan made bike. They are fan of Sram & Shimano's 9 speed sets. They love to bring their blink2 bright eyed cats! And they wear helmet for protection. A Giro & Mullets were their favourites.

This photo of spinning head figure is believed to be their leader (according to orang kampung), a spinning head ghost! The strongest among them. He can move his head 360 degrees while sprinting on his Merida.



However, a rider without head is the most scariest among them. A ghost with a Tora. He will lead the way & smoke you. Just like a wind blows.



The following photo is of their three followers, obeying their master all the time. The way they communicating to each other is by using this following codes - Tm: 1.14.12, Av: 16.2, Dst: 20.20, Mx: 43.5. Can you understand that? They are very sophisticated indeed.

And for that communication purposes, each of them are armed complete with a special communication device. A small but very effective device. It is believed to be evolved from cat family.



If you're riding alone in Pulau Meranti at night, be extra careful. Don't ever think you will be riding alone? Jangan Pandang Belakang! This one ghost is believed to be riding a new KHS1000. Guess what's his day job could be? He may follow you once in a while.



But let's not worry so much. There are good ghost & there are bad ghost. And they happened to be good ghost. They won't bite you or suck your blood to death. In fact, they love Briyani & Roti Banjir!

True note: A ghost is basically a "Jinn" (i.e Satan from among Jinn's family). Don't believe what Uncle "Seekers" told ya!


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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Mountain Bike Accessories: Floor Pump, Tube & Rack

Introducing the cheapest tube in town (i.e Putra Perdana, Puchong). This is definitely the best tube I've ever used for the past few years (apart from the higher priced Heng Shin, Kenda, Maxxis, whatever bla bla bla...). Not the lightest for sure but perhaps the heaviest. Who cares. I'm not racing.

This local made in Taiping tube only cost me RM7 (used to be RM6, RRP RM12 as printed at the back of its packaging). And hey! This 26x1.95 tube is high quality, produced under ISO 9001. I use the same size tube for both my 2.35 Nevegal & 2.1 Komodo tires. No Problem.



Who said Fox only produced Flux (Apparel & etc)? They also produce floor pump! Is it original? Err... see the sticker? Don't believe what it meter shows you (doesn't work accurately). It only works while pushing down the pump, so need to read carefully. This Fox is cheap at only RM40.



I had a problem storing my 2 bikes inside my house. I only have space for one bike. So the solution is to use this RM200+ double rack. It mounts from floor to ceiling & holds two bike firmly in its place. It's easy to adjust the height, a set of allen key will do the job.



There we go, 3 items that I currently use suitable for enthusiast mountain biker. I do believe that one don't need all expensive parts & gadgets to enjoy mountain biking. The heavier the bike, the fitter/stronger you will be. You are not fast/strong enough if you need to ride a lighter bike. Wrong? Oh... sorry! I'm not that strong either :).

Do you know that you can buy a 2nd hand SPD compatible mountain bike shoe for only RM75 in Nilai 3? You can always ask for cheaper price. Unfortunately, no size for me.


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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Seekers of Truth: Yusuf Estes Q&A

Not "Uncle Seekers" from local TV series. A question is asked to Yusuf Estes on if his guidence to Islam is through evidence given in Islam.




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