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Culture

The things that set us apart and unite us. The passions we share that make us love cycling all the more.

Finding bikes in our history

Students of history will be quick to tell you that what we know of the past is based on what we can find of its fragments. We scour archives for documents, photos, correspondences, scripts, journals, publications, and manuscripts; and, like...

Why Wait? Ride Now!

After having lived for four years in a bike-friendly city, I came back to Manila in 2002 for good, hoping I could continue using a bicycle as my primary mode of transport. Sadly, though, with the harsh reality of living in a city that is friendly to...

Why I want my next bike to be a CUB

Sometimes a fresh interpretation of an old idea catches your attention and makes you feel like it’s novel and unique. The Compact Utility Bicycle (CUB) made this immediate impression on me once I got my hands on it. This Filipinized version of the...

CM Travels: Batanes by Bicycle

If you search #batanes on Instagram, your feed will be filled with photos of rolling hills, cliffs, lighthouses, stone houses, views of the ocean, rocky beaches, and people posing with these scenic landscapes. Last weekend, I had the opportunity of...

Christmas Gift Guide for Cyclists 2018

Christmas is just around the corner so it’s not a bad idea to start thinking about presents for family and friends. Here are some ideas, from silly and small to substantial and sizeable, for you to consider buying for that cyclist in your life.

We Tried GORIDE.PH’s Virtual Race

CM Presenter King Filart tries and finishes GORIDE.PH’s 480 km Rouleur’s Race in four days. Sinubukang tapusin ng CM Presenter natin na si King Filart ang 480 km virtual race ng GORIDE.PH na pinamagatang Rouleur’s Race. —...