An almost 1000km journey
After losing his job in Metro Manila, 19-year-old Peter Roncales decided to bike from Parañaque City all the way to his home in the municipality of Oras in Eastern Samar.This was an almost 1,000km journey, according to
Pushing for the advantages of bike commutes
Today, September 22, is World Car Free Day, and several cycling advocates took to the roads on a #SabaySaBike campaign to encourage people to walk or take a bike to work.Spin.ph lensman Jerome Ascano captured these two-wheeled warriors in
As much as a Honda Civic
With public transport being halted every few weeks, people are turning to affordable personal transport in the form of motorcycles or bicycles. But we doubt if anyone is considering personal transport of this kind.We recently spotted art influencer and businessman Bigboy
Something to consider
Well, here's another good reason to think about switching to a two-wheeler. Pasig City mayor Vico Sotto recently took to Twitter to show off his local government unit's (LGU) new bicycle racks for public buildings and pointed out another
Looking for an ultra-compact two-wheeler?
Still thinking about buying a bike to help you easily get around the city while we're in what seems to be a never-ending quarantine? In case you're still looking for bicycles that are perfect for the city, check this
A win for pedestrians, too
Many hardworking Pinoys are riding bicycles to and from the workplace, as public transportation remains limited amid the coronavirus outbreak.Because of the surge of cyclists nationwide, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have begun constructing
No car, no problem
You already know where to buy bicycles, e-bikes, and even three-wheelers. If you're still not confident about your biking skills, you might want to consider getting a kick scooter (read: the ones that you stand on) instead. Kick scooters
It’s happening
Cyclists, we have some very good news for you today: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have agreed to begin constructing protected bike lanes along EDSA.According to a Facebook post by the DOTr, construction of the
They need all the help they can get
If there's anything we've learned over the first few days of the government's Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine period, it's that in this situation, transportation could be as vital to fighting COVID-19 as life-saving medicines.During
Bike riders will now have their own space on the road
Good news for Bulacan bike riders: Earlier today, May 9th, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) inaugurated the 9.6km Pulilan-Baliuag Diversion Road in Bulacan, which includes a designated lane for bike riders. The road begins at Pulan-Calumpit
Make the most of your saddle time
New year, new you, right? 'Tis the season for #balikalindog, and typically most people will take up some sport or other to burn the fat and slow down the relentless onslaught of aging. When I was just starting out in triathlon around
Because it lets you ride more
Let's get one thing straight: There's no shortcut for building quads of steel. Only mashing up mountains, sprinting against headwinds, and setting the indoor trainer to 'heavy'-and doing all of this on the regular-will give you true saddle
Keep you car clean and your babies safe
According to the Velominati, the "Keepers of the Cog," they who wrote all "The Rules" that apply to the hard life of road cycling, the bike(s) on top of your car should be worth more than the car (Rule #25. And
Some of our favorites
Who would've thought that motoring, bikes, coffee and art could work well together? The mishmash of these elements is the concept behind the Base Camp art exhibit, a collaborative effort of Maximus Athlete's Shop Café and Tin-Aw Art Gallery.
With Rhino-Rack bicycle roof racks
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Some of us at Top Gear Philippines are avid bikers. In fact, we helped form our office bicycle club, which goes on rides around
Defensive tips to help you arrive alive
As any Top Gear Philippines reader can attest, daily traffic gridlock is a mind-numbing, soul-sucking experience that wastes so many man-hours, costs thousands of pesos in wasted fuel, and contributes to air and noise pollution. Add the stress of
They'll honestly surprise you
Despite having spent all night canoodling with the cool people at the Preview Ball, Top Gear Philippines editor-in-chief Vernon B. Sarne managed to roll into the basement parking lot of the Summit Media office building on his bicycle at 5:
It's all about the adrenaline rush
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. The pull of adrenaline rush is naturally strong for some people. For Tuason Racing School boss JP Tuason, life seems incomplete without it."I
In Twin Lakes vineyard resort
If you're into the cycling lifestyle, finding new places to ride around in is a constant pursuit. You're familiar with the drill: You fit your car with a bike rack, you mount your two-wheeler, and you drive to the
Have you ever done any of these?
It was the early days of summer, and I had set out for a four-hour 100km training ride. My route took me through some small towns going up to Tagaytay, and just as I was getting into a good rhythm, a
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