Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bike for a Tribe – Day 9 & 10

Day 9 (7 Apr) – Sierra Madre Today we had to walk the whole day along a river bed. The difficult thing was we had to cross the river 50 (!!!) times. Sometimes we had to swim often we could … Continue reading

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Bike for a Tribe – Day 7 & 8

Day 7 (5 Apr) – Sierra Madre We started with easy cycling to San Jose, the last barangay before entering the Sierra Madre. The rough roads changed to carabao trails and the mud became the problem for the bikes. Some … Continue reading

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Bike for a Tribe – Day 6

Day 6 (4 Apr) – Aguinaldo – San Mariano The day started with a serious climb …but we knew it will be the last one in the cordillerars and then a “flat area” is waiting for us. We climb up … Continue reading

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Bike for a Tribe – Day 5

Day 5 (3 Apr) Banaue – Aguninaldo This day might be called the day of the rice terraces. We left Banaue after a good breakfast and cycled along rice terraces to Mayoyao. Before reaching Mayoyao another serious climb was awaiting … Continue reading

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Bike for a Tribe Day 3 & 4

Day 3 (01 Apr) – Rest day in Sagada Today we enjoyed Sagada. Visiting the hanging coffins and spending some time on our information booth we prepared our stuff for the next days. We ended the day again at the … Continue reading

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Bike for a Tribe – Day 2

Day 2 (31 Mar) – Quirino – Sagada Getting dehydrated !!! After a serous breakfast we started the day searching our way to a close by village, were the road continued to Sagada. After some river crossings (unbikeable) and some … Continue reading

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Bike for a Tribe – Day 1

Day 1 (30 Mar) – Candon – Quirino It’s quite steep out there We started at 7am with 4 other bikers joining us. Levi, Larry and Ariel from the Philippine Everest Team and Lester a guy into tour biking from … Continue reading

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Bike for a Tribe – general

This is a trip we did in 2007. Bike 4 a tribe 2007 – We made it. The whole trip can be easily categorized in 3 stages: The cordillera crossing, the flat lands and the Sierra Madre challenge. Crossing of … Continue reading

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Cyling mindoro – Day 7 & 8

Day 7 – The mountains of Mindoro We srarted cycling from Magsaysay to Bulalacao. The distance is 40km. The 1st 20 km, flat easy cycling. We had a bit of wind but not to bad. After km 20 suddendly a … Continue reading

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Cycling Mindoro – Day 6

Day6 – Where is the wind coming from ? Today we cycled down the west coast from Conception to Calintaan (15k) After Calintaan its another 17 km to Rizal. The whole day is awesome riding (all flat) with great views … Continue reading

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