• The Mt. Ugo Experience

    October 5, 2016 Comments Adventure, Blog Posts

    Legend told us that the name of Mt. Ugo came from the term “pUGOt” meaning to cut off the head. They say that is the local’s warning to all trespassers who violate the serenity of the mountain. Believe it or not, it is a proper name for a mystic mountain which holds a lot of …

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  • Trail fun at the Maxxis Cup 2016

    June 14, 2016 Comments Blog Posts

    Trail fun at the Maxxis Cup 2016 We celebrated the Philippine Independence Day at the La Mesa Ecopark to play in the Maxxis Cup 2016. It was a worthwhile event with a challenging route, helpful race officials, lots of freebies and good ‘ol MTB camaraderie. Kudos to the Team Adrenaline Multisport Resources and

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  • Live Life With Balance

    July 17, 2015 Comments Blog Posts

    The Valleybikes mantra has been with us since day one: LIVE LIFE WITH BALANCE. We present the evolution of Valleybikes.net. Thanks to our friends and supporters who have always been there, may the Force be with you always. Valleybikes shall bring you balanced news and views. Awesome pictures and excellent videos, keep

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  • Bikers Are Strange

    August 18, 2014 Comments Bike Trials, Blog Posts, Slider

    Trail riding in Mt. Maarat. sometime long ago. a good memory of the more natural terrain and trails of Mt. Maarat. edited by Pao Caro. music by The Doors. “People Are Strange” Big shout out to Jim, Pao, Mel and Go Pro. Till our next ride.

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  • Black Sabbath Ride 2013– musicbijo!

    July 30, 2013 Comments Adventure, Bike Trials, Blog Posts, Wazat?!

    To all the riders who joined us during the Black Sabbath Ride 2013, Wasup!? High five to Pao Caro for editing the video footage and pictures. Three pats on the back for Kani and his GoPro video. Pat pat pat. Good job! Thanks to Ron and Macky for the comedy relief (and some pics also). …

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  • The Hulk– Mr. Agoncillo’s Ti Fatback

    February 12, 2013 Comments Blog Posts, Reviews, Slider

    The moment I saw the Fatback at the back of Ryan’s truck, I was amazed. I stopped and cherished the beauty and curves of this beautifully built Ti machine. The 3.8 Surly Knard tires are literally flexing its muscles at any by-stander ogling at the bike. It was a sight to behold. I called him …

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  • VCC

    January 7, 2013 Comments Blog Posts, Slider, Wazat?!

    There are numerous ways to wear a cycling cap. Visor down- to protect you from the harsh sunlight Visor up- ‘coz its trendy like that… Visor at the nape- for aerodynamics Cyclists wear these caps to represent their favorite brand or sponsor. It’s also a great sweat stopper (from your forehead

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  • Raimund Marasigan = biker dude

    November 26, 2012 Comments Bicycles, Blog Posts, Slider, Wazat?!

    I was passing by 70’s Bistro in Anonas, Quezon City when I saw a biker holding a mullet helmet. I looked at his face because it might be a friend of mine or even a bike acquaintance. Upon seeing his very familiar face, I was surprised to find out that it is Raimund Marasigan (@raymsmercygun) …

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  • Natural— mountainbiking in Maarat shot using GoPro

    November 12, 2012 Comments Adventure, Bike Trials, Blog Posts, Slider, Wazat?!

    This is our first ever project that we edited and had time to produce. Pao and Homer fooled around and we decided to share to everyone how green and natural it is in San Mateo, Mt. Maarat. This is in the Green zone, as they call it, a friendly single track in our playground, Mt. …

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  • RIDE to SAGADA 2011

    October 21, 2011 Comments Adventure, Bike Trials, Blog Posts, Slider

                    Bike to Sagada, check. When I started mountain biking, I only dream of riding up to Sagada. I have fulfilled my fantasy, and it was one sweet ride. I shall consider this ride to be one of my most memorable rides in my life. We started at …

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  • bikes 'n chicks

    May 19, 2011 Comments Bikes and Babes, Blog Posts, Slider

    Don’t ya just love Lindsay? Despite all the controversies and all the negative publicity, she is still my favorite girl from Hollywood. So I checked with Google if there were Lindsay pics ridin’, and thank God, there are! TMZ says that she is taking up biking to have a healthier lifestyle. Amen to that!

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  • Must Have: Columbia All Weather Pants

    September 6, 2017 Comments Blog Posts, Reviews

    Must Have: Columbia All Weather Pants We all have that that favorite pair of bike shorts which we use when we go biking. Even if there are other choices and designs, we stick to that one favorite pair because… well, it’s unexplainable why you like it, but you just do! That infatuation for shorts is

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  • Mt. Maarat Trails circa 2013

    August 31, 2017 Comments Bike Trials, Blog Posts

    Mt. Maarat Trails circa 2013 Travel back in time as you watch this amazing video edited by my good friend and mountainbiker extraordinaire, Pao Caro. Back then, things were simpler and less complicated. Riding Timberland meant you had to endure the Wall or shotgun, climb your bike all the way up. The hard climb is

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  • Bike All The Way

    August 24, 2017 Comments Blog Posts

      Let’s Bike All The Way! Living in the Philippines has its ups and downs. UP: The archipelago is very rich in natural resources, every island is a wonder on its own. It is but natural to pedal the whole country and experience its grandeur. DOWN: Everything’s so good, you don’t know where to

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  • Memories of the Mt. Ugo Epic Adventure

    August 14, 2017 Comments Adventure, Bike Trials, Blog Posts, Slider

    Mt. Ugo Adventure Ride Our merry band of riders went to Mt. Ugo to experience what others have been raving about. We planned, scouted, and invited some riders to make the Mt. Ugo Adventure possible. The group was an eclectic mix of outdoor lovers who like to ride. We had a pre-ride meeting to talk …

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  • Why I Bike To Work

    August 10, 2017 Comments Blog Posts

    Why Should You Bike To Work? Biking to work beats sitting in traffic. Save on gas/ save on fare. Cycling is a form of exercise, so this is the healthier option. You get to see things up close and personal when riding rather than sitting in the car/ train/ bus/ cab. Practice for the weekend …

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  • Call For Mountain Bike Adventure

    July 24, 2017 Comments Adventure, Blog Posts

    Call For Mountain Bike Adventure You want to go on a mountain bike adventure? Please do get in touch with VALLEYBIKES and we shall hook you up on a bike adventure!     Our team has been mountain biking for more than ten years around the Philippines that we can proudly say that we can …

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  • Tour De Manille– July 9, 2017 at SM By The Bay

    July 3, 2017 Comments Adventure, Blog Posts

    Tour De Manille– July 9, 2017 at SM By The Bay I look forward going to bike events. Cycling events in Manila are always hyped, fun and full of happy bikers. Being an avid rider, it’s satisfying to see all these different kinds of people who all like biking. You feel as if all of …

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  • Ride The Blue Zone This June

    June 25, 2017 Comments Bike Trials, Blog Posts

    After a six week break from Timberland, the Mountain Goats saddled up once again and rode the Blue Zone of Timberland, Mt. Maarat. A bike buddy told us to try out the existing track from the recently concluded race (Camelback Podium Race 2017) so we bombed the Blue Zone and got lost in the network …

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  • Downhill Race For An Injured Bike Brother

    June 9, 2017 Comments Blog Posts

    There is a Fun Downhill Race at the Patiis Downhill Track for an injured bike brother on June 18, 2017. (Downhill Race For An Injured Bike Brother— Patiis Fun Race on June 18) Ginox is a true blue Patiis Downhiller. He has balls of steel/aluminum/Titanium (not sure, but he’s got balls) and going down fast

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