Grab Your Bars

My Mountain Biking Hobby is my Back Door and Entrance for Unexpressed Emotions and Uncontrolled Feelings for Seeking Thrill and Because Mountain Biking Takes me to a Place Something Unusual of the Real World!

Friday, December 19, 2008

Trail Ride with the Veterans

Yesterday me and other local mountain bikers in our village, took an hour trail ride around our village, most of the riders where of 40 and up. It was in a Part of our village where less populated and fresh air and leaves is hanging in the atmosphere!

The Ride ran in three parts:

The Itchy bush

The dusty climbs and slides. "At this point the one and only female rider had a crush, a pretty not so bad crush cause she still made it to finish the ride, without whining and all smiles (@_@)!

The slippery Bridge

The WET lovers push and carry

The Climax: SMILES

The Ending!

Ooooops! Wrong number, it's a five part trail ride! Camera man cut......!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Missing the Rain

It was a quite day, except for the sky. It was dark and cold while thunder and lightning clashes! It's been a while since the last rainy ride. So I decided to take a plunge under the mysterious droplets of life!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Knock Your Head Off

The Last time we rod the rough trail to Pulangi river, My headset was shaking at instances when hitting a shallow path holes. So I decided to change head set and was able to bought this new headsets, it's not a known brand but I think it will do the work, it's the best one I found downtown. High headsets are out of stocks.

Here is my old headset with a worn out cones!

Here is the new one, a sort of a cartridge type ball bearing, fewer parts and easier to install!

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Bike For Peace 2008

The event that took all the eyes of the people around the highway on us, sending message to everyone how the Pinoy mountain biking community in our region is eager to participate on this event for the essence of Peace!

We Started from Notre Dame University, Cotabato City. A few instructions and advice was laid by the priest and other authorities.

The event was tiresome and makes you hunger for even the most simplest meal - Pastil (a rice with fish topings enclosed in a banana leaves). I was very hungry upon reaching the first pit stop that I forgot to take a picture of the pastil, only the rubbish banana leaves was left.

As the bikes and bikers rolled for the next pit stop, after a 30 minutes break of water and food. The road sounded like humming bees!

At the second Pit stop everyone were smiling and saying last 10km and this is over, and we arrived at the final destination at exactly lunch time!

This one is the most memorable of all the pictures I had way back there! ^-^

The last 10km was of these terrain, not much pot holes but so rough, hot and dusty!

These are the few of the authorities who made the event possible, peaceful and fun! The media, the military and other non-government and government institutions.

And this is the going home!