A few friends and I ended the month of June with something new, at least for me it was something new. We borrowed a few mountain bikes, drove all the way to Foressa Mountain Town, and went cycling around the Foressa Trails.
When people learn that I commute via bicycle, the same questions pop up.
“Dili ba kuyaw? (Isn’t it scary?)” A little bit, there is no shortage of dash cam accidents that happen all over Cebu on the internet. “Dili ba init? (Isn’t it hot?)” This is the Philippines, so yes. “Dili ba abug? (Isn’t it dusty?)” Sometimes, but not as often as you think.
Biking as a commute around Cebu is not for everyone, but because of our traffic it might be the perfect option for you.
Whenever my friends learn that I’ve been commuting via bike, most of the time, I’m met with a perplexed face and a resounding, “Why?”
I found myself with a helmet over my head and a worn down bike between my legs, determined to find my spot in this dance. How did I get myself into this? What compelled me to even give cycling around our city a try? It all started when I was stuck in my car, staring at the mess of traffic in front of me, unmoving and seething
On August 5, 2012, Cebu was host to the Iron Man 70.3 Philippines. This race featured a 1.9km swim, a 90km bike ride and a grueling 21km run.