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Sunday, February 22, 2009

teamrocka1bikeshop 160kms ride 2-23-09

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this ride was again organized by engr rolly cruz of teamrocka in preparation for the TLBF race in subic.

we started off with 7 riders including TJ MAGPANTAY of Philamlife. from the junction of Pulilan at CALUMPIT town we were joined by team Mjy riders. near apalit town there were over 15 riders from team METROGATE malolos and so we were one big crowd on our way to Olongapo. Fil-American Robert Sto domingo friends of Frank GAtdula and Joel Gironella also was able to join us for this ride.

"im excited to do this ride ray"

the speed was so fast we were in Dinalupihan by 930am. (we left 7am 2-1/2hours covering a distance of 80kms we were in dinalupihan 930)

at the foot of Olongapo at April's Eatery i ran over a rock and punctured . the 10 riders front end of peloton was about to climb the 5 km mountain so i didnt holler anymore i didnt want to spoil their fun. i just fix my flat tire by myself waited for some of the riders turn around come back for me. I just texted them "i had flat ill just wait for you guys here at April Eatery.

overall a fantastic ride. the return ride was so difficult due to cross winds. but we managed to do 160kms by 2pm in the afternoon.

noel baltazar our new teamrocka rider aka johnnyflex i believed broke his personal best ride by doing close to 180kms today.

warmest congratulations to all.

raymond see

teamrocka /waterwood riders on our way to calumpit

robert joined us somewhere in calumpit town he was with professor ramon antonio

robert sto domingo somewhere after apalit town

robert sto domingo from CAlifornia rode strongly and paced the group over 40kms per hour over the flat roads after san fernando enroute to dinalupihan

MJY riders joined us for this ride

april eatery at the foot of the climb (85 kilometers from pulilan junction was our turnaround point)

the mountains of dinalupihan just across the PETRON STATION where we bought mineral water

teamrocka's engr rolly cruz on our way back home negotiates the downhill towards dinalupihan with pace maker teody of team waterwood

Monday, February 16, 2009

130kms from baliuag to mexico clark and back 2-15-2009

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dear friends,

this ride was organized by teamrocka teammate engr Rolly Cruz of NICKEL ASIA CORPORATION. fun ride starts 630am at jollibbee pulilan bulakan with a 715am stopover to pick up team riders at waterwood park in BAliuag town. This ride estimated 120- 130kms away. we were back 1pm. the distance of SM SAN FERNANDO PAMPANGA was 30kms from waterwood park subdivision. we were there in 45 minutes. there was a HOT AIR BALLOON SHOW and VW CAR SHOW in clark today. I wanted to see the VW on display and rest of the guys wanted to see the hot air Balloon festivities. Overall a very fast ride. Most of the fotos I took were on my bike! Margie couldnt go with us today, My driver was absent.

warmest congratulations to all the participants of this ride.

raymond see

Ok here we are the meeting point was at the gate of WATERWOOD PARK SUBDIVISION besides SM BALIUAG 7 15am start

passing the town of CANDABA where there are beautiful open ricefields

one more foto taken on my bike and bisekletaguy's steady hand of the beautiful scenery on my right

passing the steel bridge in San Luis PAMPANGA town

approaching the town church of MEXICO in the heart of PAMPANGA...YES THIS town was named after MEXICO CITY in SOUTH AMERICA

SM PAMPANGA was 30 kilometers away from waterwood park and it took this group only 45minutes to pass this landmark

noel baltazar aka JOHNNYFLEX met us after SM SAN FERNANDO in pampanga town

the first puncture casualty was tony....the puncture was a welcome relief for johnny flex and rest of the riders as the leaders kept on pushing the already fast paced ride. Grin

ANGELES CITY ARCH with the salakot...thats teamrocka rider engr rolly cruz

Hot air balloon festival in Clark today. Thats why teamrocka decides to do this training ride to watch the festivities today foto of the balloon fest 630am flight (which we missed)

coke "lite" Grin

flying elephant

teamrocka training inside clark passing under SCTEX superhiway

unfortunately i cant stop to check out the VW on display as the team was travelling so fast going back home..but i can always check out the report at Wink

1030am lunch at Jollibee san fernando

look at that beautiful tree lined boulevard in san fernando town...foto taken on our way home

on the way home this time it was noel baltazar who suffered a puncture in sto thomas pampanga . So i took time out to ride one of the local pedicabs...with the curious children around me.

look mommy the brake is a large hand lever brake on my right...not the usual levers on the handlebars Shocked

nearing the finish line. Thank You arc after exiting pampanga enroute to Calumpit bulacan via Mc Arthur Hiway

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

more fotos of the BAguio Fun Ride

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sunny pantua and bisekletaguy examining the indegenous fireplace where igorots cook dinner

afternoon bike ride with sunny pantua feb 7 2009 at Panagbenga PArk

BArrio Fiesta Foto shoot with sunny pantua

PMA (philppine military academy)cadets jogging along session road 6pm in BAGUIO

Beautiful pine trees line up on the road from Mines View to DPS COMPOUND

horses for rent at WRIGHT PARK

Baguio Sunset taken by raymond see at the 4th floor of SM BAGUIO