Articles about Bicycles

Bikes have become useful tools during this enhanced community quarantine
Now more than ever we need reliable local government
Since the government implemented an enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, several issues on mobility arose due to the total ban on public transport across the region.Thankfully, several LGUs and government agencies were able to come up with the necessary solutions. 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
Would the use of bicycles in Metro Manila be a good alternative at the moment?
Transportation has become one of the major concerns during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic here in the Philippines. The ban on public transport has resulted in a lot of problems for frontliners such as healthcare workers who rely on public transport to
Only 52 will be made
This is an electric bike unlike any we've yet seen. "Avionics VM disrupts the standard way to ride a bike with its unique and striking form built to be reliable and withstand time," says the bumf. It's the most hipster-
Is it time for 400cc rule for two-wheelers on local expressways be reconsidered?
Okay, so this isn't quite applicable to us given that sub-400cc motorcycles are banned from entering local expressways, but this highway test of the Yamaha YZF-R3-a sport bike powered by a 321cc engine-does beg the question of
Your engine will thank you for it
Regular oil changes are important in keeping your car's engine functioning well. Here's Engineering Explained to elaborate on what happens when you forget to change your oil.The young and talented Billie Eilish joins James Corden in his late night
It’s technically not a bicycle—but it’s not a van, either
A bicycle is still one of the cleanest and most sustainable modes of transport that is readily available to most people. Not only is it a zero-emissions option, it also provides good exercise. It requires zero fuel, too, which is why
Worth a shot?
Remember the elevated walkway project that was raised in the Senate just a week ago? It seems Senate majority leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is pretty damn serious about pushing through with it.In a recent privilege speech by the Senator, he reiterated
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
Pasig City’s bike-sharing facility has eight stations located across Ortigas CBD
There have been proposals to solve the crippling traffic situation in Metro Manila, from building a subway system to banning "driver-only" cars on EDSA. Some think turning motorcycles into a legal mode of public transportation can help alleviate the endless gridlock,
Good news for cyclists
It looks like the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is really taking cyclist rights seriously now.The government agency has just opened a 5.58km protected bike lane along Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig City-a move that's in
Are you courteous to our two-wheeled friends?
The Philippines just took another step toward making its streets more bicycle-friendly.House Bill 8911, otherwise known as the Minimum Overtaking of Cyclists Distance Act, has been approved in its third and final reading. Essentially, it makes overtaking bicycles in a
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
This law extends far beyond cars
So you've been pulled over for violating the Anti-Distracted Driving law (ADDL), and now you're facing a P5,000 fine. Think you have it rough? Try being a cyclist.According to the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) revised ADDL
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:
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
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