10 visually impaired cycle during KL Car Free Day | New Straits Times
KUALA LUMPUR: About 10 visually impaired members from the Blind Malaysia Association have amassed the courage by participating in the Kuala Lumpur Car Free Day (KLCFD) this morning where they cycled on a two-person tandem bicycles and assisted by the sighted riders.
Together with about 20 other cyclists, they cycled at 6am from Brickfields, escorted by police before participating in the 6km loop monthly event, starting from Dataran Merdeka to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and back.
He hoped such event could promote the awareness that blind and visually impaired can be equally successful if given the opportunity, achieving feats that seem impossible for them such as cycling.
The six-kilometre route covered Jalan Ampang, Jalan Sultan Ismail, passing Maju Junction, Pertama Complex and Sogo, and onto Jalan Dang Wangi and Jalan P. Ramlee.
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