Latest News

Cyclists Ride In Huge Group In HarbourFront, Urged To Follow Safety Guidelines

Huge Gathering Of Cyclists Ride At HarbourFront

For safety reasons, some cyclists might wish to ride in groups rather than alone. However, in recent times, we’ve seen some instances of extremely large groups cycling on our roads, much to the concern of other road users.

Recently, a netizen captured footage of a large number of cyclists riding in HarbourFront.

Netizens have since called the group out for violating LTA regulations, which stipulate that only up to five riders can cycle in a single file, or up to 10 cyclist if they’re riding two abreast.

Huge group of cyclists spotted riding in HarbourFront

Last Saturday (25 Jun), a video showing the large group of cyclists was shared on the SG Road Vigilante – SGRV Facebook group.

Source: SG Road Vigilante – SGRV on Facebook

In the clip, a massive group of cyclists were seen riding down Telok Blangah Road near HarbourFront Centre.

Many of them did not appear to be cycling in a single file nor adhering to the two abreast rule.

The bus in the video, as well as other vehicles on the road, seemingly had to slow down to give the cyclists room for movement.

Source: SG Road Vigilante – SGRV on Facebook

At one point, one of the cyclists even touched the side of the bus before cutting in front of it.


Given the sheer size of the ‘convoy’, the bus that the OP was on also had some difficulties trying to manoeuvre to the left-most lane to stop at a bus stop.

Netizens urge cyclists to adhere to guidelines

The incident has undoubtedly sparked outrage among netizens, many of whom feel the cyclists’ actions were inconsiderate, not to mention dangerous.

This Facebook user pointed out that such activities can be beneficial if carried out in the right manner, but blocking other motorists from using the road is not the way to go about it.

Source: SG Road Vigilante – SGRV on Facebook

Fellow cyclists also condemned the group’s behaviour. However, as one user pointed out, this is not representative of all cyclists in Singapore as not all of them flout the prevailing rules.

Source: SG Road Vigilante – SGRV on Facebook

In response to its logo being featured in the video, the founder of Ascent Bike – a bicycle store in Singapore – stated that the company did not facilitate the event nor stand by such behaviour.

Source: SG Road Vigilante – SGRV on Facebook

Crucial to adhere to cycling regulations

Cycling is an activity that enables individuals to improve their welfare and keep in good shape. Needless to say, everything is more fun when done in a group where individuals can keep each other motivated.

That said, cyclists must adhere to LTA regulations when on the roads for their own safety and that of other road users.

We hope the authorities will look into this incident and will bring to task those who blatantly violated the prevailing guidelines.

Have news you must share? Get in touch with us via email at

Featured image adapted from SG Road Vigilante – SGRV on Facebook.

Sudeshna Dhar

Sudeshna is a lover of all romcoms, especially Gone Girl (2014).

Recent Posts

S’pore HDB households to receive S$300 vouchers for energy- & water-saving appliances

The vouchers will be valid from 15 Apr 2024 to 31 Dec 2027.

5 Mar 2024, 11:30 am

Some teachers received rude & abusive comments over Israel-Hamas lesson material: Chan Chun Sing

One teacher's photo was circulated online, with a racial slur in the caption.

5 Mar 2024, 2:01 am

S’pore retirement age to be raised to 64 in 2026, re-employment age will be 69

The eventual goal is a retirement age of 65 by 2030.

4 Mar 2024, 11:11 pm

Ex-minister Iswaran permitted to stay overseas for 16 more days due to illness: AGC

He must pay an extra cash bail of S$500,000.

4 Mar 2024, 10:21 pm

Woman gives out angbaos instead of bracelets at Taylor Swift concert in S’pore

The cash had Taylor Swift's face instead of Mr Yusof Ishak's.

4 Mar 2024, 7:34 pm

Taylor Swift’s hair gets curlier as she performs, fan thinks it’s due to S’pore’s humidity

"Good to know even Taylor Swift’s hair cannot survive Singapore’s humidity," said one TikTok user.

4 Mar 2024, 6:24 pm