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Bathala Bike Park

Bathala Bike Park

I first heard about Bathala Bike Park a couple of years ago from Glorious Ride Bikeshop. I saw several pictures on their Facebook page showing a pump track along with ramps, jumps, bridges and a lot of technical stuff that I used to see only on videos about that far away mecca of mountain biking […]

Biking Malinta Tunnel

Night Ride in Corregidor

What’s it like to bike around Corregidor Island at night? This question has been nagging me like a Game of Thrones season ender since I first pedaled through this historic island two years ago. What happens when the day tourists have left?  What’s it like to ride amongst the blasted remains of its ruined fortresses when […]

Biking Mt Pinatubo

Biking to Mt. Pinatubo

Mt. Pinatubo probably has the strangest landscape in the Philippines. While biking across its lahar-covered foothills last week, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the deserts of Utah, Arizona and the Sahara. While I’ve only seen those places in magazines and on TV, their resemblance to Pinatubo’s blasted landscape is uncanny. I’ve been to Pinatubo […]

Globe Cordillera Challenge 6

Globe Cordillera Challenge 6

This one is a bucketlister that every Filipino mountain biker should try once in his lifetime. If mountain biking is like a religion to you, then the Cordillera region is where you make your sacred pilgrimage. The land of the Igorots is home to some of the highest mountains in the Philippines. It is also legendary […]