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He invested $150,000 at age 51 to start adventure biking school

Lee was a stock broker until his late 30s but always had a passion for motorbiking. (PHOTO: Tommy Lee)

SINGAPORE — After decades of motorsports racing and adventure biking, it seemed only natural that former stockbroker Tommy Lee would turn towards biking as a business.

The 54-year-old registered Route 55 — a training school for adventure biking which also distributes motor parts and accessories — in 2019, years after quitting the stock market. But it has not been an easy ride. Lee told Yahoo Finance Singapore how the pandemic left his plans for bike tours in the dust.

For Lee, a Malaysian and Singapore permanent resident, most of his life had been guided by vehicles in some way or the other. He began car racing at 17 when he obtained his license and later enrolled in university to learn mechanical engineering as he was driven to learn how motors work.

“But after I graduated… I thought to myself, the only way that I can fund the…

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