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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #20 on: April 11, 2012, 11:07:32 AM »
Wow epic road trip.  Thanks for sharing the experience with us and looking forward to more pics and stories of your adventure.

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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #21 on: April 11, 2012, 11:10:43 AM »
the sun is setting down, yet i still have to find a place for the night.




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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #22 on: April 11, 2012, 11:18:59 AM »
102 Km + 7



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« Reply #23 on: April 11, 2012, 11:26:03 AM »

Capas, Tarlac, 5:51pm
The sun momentarily freezes as i hurriedly fixed my tent ;D 

let me call it a day after 110 Km of "turtle pace" pedaling.

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Bicycle touring is cycling over long distances – prioritizing pleasure and endurance over utility or speed.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_touring


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« Reply #24 on: April 11, 2012, 11:30:31 AM »
fifty + seven


200 kilometers more!

wow! Calumpit Cemetery..  :))




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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #25 on: April 11, 2012, 11:34:31 AM »
Fluid replacement / Rest stop (Capangan, Apalit)



view of SLEX parallel to Mcarthur Highway







May typo ka Sir.. It's NLEX and it's Capalangan not Capangan..

Anyway, nakakabilib tong ginawa mo! Two thumbs up!

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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #26 on: April 11, 2012, 11:51:19 AM »
May typo ka Sir.. It's NLEX and it's Capalangan not Capangan..

Anyway, nakakabilib tong ginawa mo! Two thumbs up!

maraming salamat sa correction sir.

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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #27 on: April 11, 2012, 11:59:19 AM »
After a good rest, i wake up and open my tent and...
this is what i saw



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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #28 on: April 11, 2012, 12:13:26 PM »
DAY 2-Friday, April 6, 2012

breakfast: instant coffee, soda cracker

texted home informing them of my current location and the target destination for the next 10 hours




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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #29 on: April 11, 2012, 12:35:56 PM »

here comes the sun..




entering the city proper: 7:12am

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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #30 on: April 11, 2012, 12:59:38 PM »

Camp Sevillano Aquino


i'm now 130km away from home
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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #31 on: April 11, 2012, 04:41:00 PM »
astig tong adventure niyo sir. cant see myself riding this far and alone pa
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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #32 on: April 11, 2012, 04:57:34 PM »
bookmarked! asteeg kayo sir! idol!  ;)
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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #33 on: April 11, 2012, 05:14:04 PM »
Paniqui, Tarlac

don't panic, not a deserted town,
its a Good Friday

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Moncada, Tarlac



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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #35 on: April 11, 2012, 05:26:48 PM »

...still a long way to go, but i am determined 8)



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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #36 on: April 11, 2012, 05:39:08 PM »
Filipino Hospitality Still Lives On! (1st Story)

I took my lunch in Moncada-San Manuel area. I was so surprised when the old woman tending the carenderia offered me to stay for at least an hour so that i could rest further. She lead me to this steel bed at the shaded portion outside her house. As she puts a plastic mat on it, she told me "kala ko amerikano lang ang nag gaganyan (pointing to my loaded bike). nung isang buwan may kumain din dito na dalawang amerikano, may dala lang silang sketch papuntang Baguio pero parang tringin ko, mas mabigat pa ang dala dala nilang mga bagahe." i simply smile and lean my back to the bed a took a nap.
Lola was taking a siesta when left but i left a short note thanking her for what she did.

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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #37 on: April 11, 2012, 06:01:21 PM »
a hundred miles away from home!

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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #38 on: April 11, 2012, 06:11:06 PM »
habang kinukunan ko ang tanawing ito, nanalangin ako na sana sa susunod na mapadaan ako dito ay hindi housing project o mall ang makikita ko.





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Re: Ride of My Life- a self-contained bike touring to the City of PINES
« Reply #39 on: April 11, 2012, 06:19:02 PM »
Nag-iisa sa gitna ng parang
Siya’y nag-iisip, sarili niya’y tinatanong
“Bakit kaya?”
Nagtitiis sa init ng araw... ;D
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