“Wanna do Tagaytay tomorrow?”
That’s the message I got from John. I verified if he was thinking of pedaling all the way to Tagaytay. He said yes. So I started wondering what the heck he has eaten.
I have my doubts as he has been saying how much he hates uphill climbs (as with any newcomer to [...]
EDIT 2, Jan. 13, 2010 – At last, part 3 of 3 videos has been uploaded successfully! Watch it below.
EDIT, Jan. 10, 2010 – Finally, part 2 of 3 videos has been uploaded successfully! I have included the new video here. Watch it below.
Firstly, I can only show part 1 of a 3-part series [...]
January 3, 2010, I invited an old friend, Chris, who’s fairly new to mountain biking to visit us and try out the Malipay trails. Doc Riz & I have plotted a newbie-friendly route so as not to give Chris a hard time in the trails.
It being a Sunday the usual weekend riders were at the [...]
“Quickie ride tomorrow, Malipay, 6/6:30AM, Daang Hari PNP outpost?”
That was my text message Monday night to a few people when I realized I could do a quick ride the next morning around Malipay (again), while looking for people who are available & might want to join me.
Tantan responded telling me they’ll be meeting at 7:30 [...]
I keep pedaling on the slight uphill road of Daang Hari with Rod. Suddenly I feel Darna, my Fuji Outland Pro bike, sway from side to side.
Am I that tired, I thought. Is this the start of bonking out? I didn’t think so. I looked straight ahead expecting my vision to blur. It didn’t.
Article title taken from Maroon 5′s song Sunday Morning.
After the freak out #2 moment I was sitting at my PC, checking mail, checking the 4×4 Philippines and PhilMoFo forums, and thinking of going back to sleep.
My cellphone then beeps at a little past 5 A.M. It was Frank. He’s asking if I would be riding.
Bladder? Bottle? Bladder? Bottle?
As I was preparing for the Hari ng Daang Hari race that was what was running through my head. The bladder would enable me to carry more water, a maximum of 2 liters, but it would also mean I would be carrying more weight with me than necessary. During my trial runs [...]