Articles about Bicycles

Is it time for 400cc rule for two-wheelers on local expressways be reconsidered?
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
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
They sweat it out, apparently
Over a bag of chips, our team was having a brainstorming meeting one Tuesday afternoon. It was not exactly brain food, but when we ground the junk food into digestible bits, the crunch somehow helped our brains think of content for the
If you buy any of these vehicles, that is
From now until the weekend, Chevrolet Philippines is giving away the best accessory to buyers of the Captiva, the Trax, the Trailblazer and the Colorado. The American carmaker has announced its "Free Mountain Bike" promo, in which it will give future Chevy
From 6am to 6pm
This news will please bicycle riders. On Sunday, June 12, Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation, the developer of Bonifacio Global City, is dedicating a special route to bicycles to test the district's bike lanes. If you regularly frequent BGC--whether as a
What are your own pet peeves?
It is no fun commuting to work. I spend at least two hours a day in my car to get to and from work, trying to preserve my fuel, my sanity and my ever-dwindling supply of counterfeit power cords as I
Residents can thus pedal away
After a February 4, 2016, memo from Baguio City mayor Mauricio Domogan made the rounds online, there was an immediate outcry on social media as the said memo--which was essentially a reissued ordinance from 1965--ordered the implementation of the ban
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