In case you’re tired of pedaling all the time
Alternative forms of mobility have really taken off over the past year. While a lot of the attention has been focused on electric kick scooters due to their compact form factor and relative affordability, e-bikes might be the way to go
This startup believes so
Biking to work? I've tried it, and yes, I recommend it if you live a bikable distance from your workplace.For starters, I live a convenient 2km away from the Top Gear Philippines office. Taking a bicycle eliminated the 15-minute
The perfect pedal-powered companion
Porsche wasn't done when it revealed the Taycan Cross Turismo late last month, as the German carmaker had a couple new sets of wheels built to match its just-unveiled all-electric wagon up its sleeve, too. These, though, are of
Yes, you’re still reading Top Gear. We like trying new things here...
Little known fact: Rimac has sold more bikes than it has cars. This is hardly surprising given that so far, its only production contribution to the automotive sphere is the Concept 1 (the C_2 is due within the next few months), of
“We saw how the pandemic has created a new momentum for biking”
PSA for the cyclists here: Robinsons Malls has put up bicycle parking and repair stations in 47 of its branches to cater to the growing number of people who travel on two wheels.Through a campaign led by actress Maja Salvador and
Have you tried something like this?
E-scooter sharing services are a familiar sight in other countries, especially around urban centers. Here in the Philippines, though? Not so much. Moovr PH, which claims to be the country's first-ever scooter sharing platform, is looking to change this.
More terminals should have this
The Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) is giving people more reason to hop on a bike instead of inside a car.Earlier today, the transport terminal announced that it now features a bike parking station for cyclists looking to take a
Right on
Ramon Ang, a genuine car guy and the man responsible for a good chunk of the country's infrastructure boom, has a message for his fellow motorists: Learn to share the road.The San Miguel Corporation (SMC) head is calling for car
That has to be one sturdy bike
Two years ago, basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal splurged what we assume to be a considerable sum (at least by non-professional athlete standards) on a customized van befitting the former National Basketball Association (NBA) Most Valuable Player.Now, you'd be
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
Owners are reminded to register their vehicles
All users of electric scooters, trikes, and kick scooters, here's a heads-up: The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has issued a fresh warning that these forms of alternative mobility are not to be operated on main thoroughfares, as doing so constitutes
Do you agree with this?
Something tells us electric kick scooter owners aren't going to be happy about this.Iligan representative Frederick Siao, the author of the Philippine Responsible Driving and Accountability Act, is now pushing to make Land Transportation Office (LTO) permits a requirement for
Some good news
The Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, also known as the Bayanihan II Act, has been signed into law. Its P9.5 billion in appropriations is meant to help the Philippines bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also covers
That paint job is on point
Yeah, we're thinking what you're thinking: $18,000 (P876,000) is a lot of money for a bicycle, regardless of whether or not it was inspired by a supercar that set records at the Nurburgring. But hey, if you can
Are you a fan of the show?
Here's something neat for all you Rick and Morty fans out there. Bicycle manufacturer State Bicycle Co. has just released an officially licensed collaboration with the hit Adult Swim animated television series, dropping everything from portal-themed two-wheelers to cycling
We ask the TMP president himself
Because of the pandemic, it will be a long time before we see crowded buses and commuter bodies stuffed in MRT coaches again. In fact, we're seeing car-buying promos everywhere because driving a personal car is one's best chance
Would you buy this?
Transporting a pet can sometimes be a hassle when you don't own a car. Sure, they're technically allowed on public transportation-but you don't really want to be carrying around a dog when you're commuting, do you? You
More of this, please
Copping best practices from other cities and municipalities has worked well for a number of local government units (LGU) during the current health crisis. Nothing wrong with that, especially when we're all trying to beat a common enemy as formidable as
Ready for your next trail run
You might be wondering why we hear more and more motorcycle brands expanding their business to the world of pedal-assisted electric bicycles. The answer is simple: E-bikes are the future of mobility. Their benefits to the environment, our health, and
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