Read Back to Insanity, Part 1 here.
Getting our strength and endurance back slowly by riding every weekend, occasionally quickies on weekdays, with the help of fellow Backout Boys, Team Prima teammates, and our friends the QueensRow Boys, Frank and I sometimes feel a single, full loop of the Malipay trail network just doesn’t fulfill the [...]
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Another impromptu decision was made as we approached the corner that leads to the top part of the Maguyam trail.
“Diyan sa kanto na yan papuntang Maguyam trail (That’s the corner that leads to the Maguyam trail),” Doc told me as we pedaled towards it.
Then a light bulb flashed on.
“Saan ang bagsak [...]
Last week plans were made with Tugel for a Cardiac Hill climb in Sta. Rosa today. The whole day Monday not a word was heard from him. I was looking forward to this ride as I haven’t been riding lately — not by choice. Weather’s been $#!t.
Monday night I sent out a text to Tugel [...]
October 24, 2009, the Sanitarium ride happened. Click on the link to read about the ride or refresh your memory, but finally, after almost a year, I was able to fix and upload the video of this ride. It’s mostly the clips of our visitors: Vic, Ria, and her husband Dex — first-timers in Malipay.
I had to ride. I had too many rides canceled just this week due to a number of different reasons.
I felt the desperation yesterday. As soon as my 5-year-old left for school I was alone & it hit me suddenly — I should have prepared to go out for a ride. Timing is crucial in [...]
Months have passed since the last time the group rode the Malipay trails. Main reason is the rainy season, along with typhoons Ketsana and Parma.
Plans of going back and riding the Malipay trails made Metallica’s song “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)” play in my mind.
Then a friend from Twitter, @vicicasas, sent me a text a few days [...]
Road trip. Most of the single track trails were still wet so we decided on staying on pavement (mostly) for this ride.
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Another day of strong rains… another day of a canceled ride. I wonder what the weather will be like this weekend. A Reverse Palace ascent (Palace in the Sky in Tagaytay) is planned by the Backout Boys this Saturday (something worth getting excited about on my part as this would be my first time to [...]