• 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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  • Danny Macaskill and Claudio Caluori: Home of Trails

    April 14, 2018 Comments Blog Posts

    Danny Macaskill and Claudio Caluori: Home of Trails These two excellent MTBers ride the Graubunden (a canton in Eastern Switzerland) during the summer season. This part of Switzerland is popular for its winter sports offering, but come summer time, it is the biker’s playground. The video shows how playful and

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  • Sierra Madre Mountain Range Backyard

    March 28, 2018 Comments Bike Trials, Blog Posts

    What if your home has a backyard and it is part of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range? Valleybikes sits on the lowlands of the famed mountain range which protects the Luzon island from the harsh elements of the Pacific Ocean. Imagine how majestically well built the archipelago of the Philippines is: since we face the

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  • The Straggler Named Surly Fuentes

    March 16, 2018 Comments Bicycles, Blog Posts

    The Straggler Named Surly Fuentes Mint green and nasty; just the way I like it. Valleybikes got excited to build a Surly once again so when this fell into our lap, we were exhilarated! The owner wanted a touring gravel bike which can go the distance. He owned a Giant Trance (full suspension MTB) and …

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  • sUGOda 2018— Northern Bike Trip (Mt. Ugo/Sagada)

    March 7, 2018 Comments Adventure, Bike Trials, Blog Posts, Slider

    The sUGOda bike trip is definitely one of the best times of my life. Mt. Ugo is such a unique and bountiful mountain bike ride in itself… so add in the Sagada vibe plus sights, and we’ve got a winner here. The pictures presented here will not justify the majestic beauty and awe we experienced …

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  • Sun’s Out! Summer Tips For The Bikers

    February 23, 2018 Comments Blog Posts, Reviews

    Summer is around the corner and you know the drill… you have to get out and catch some rays! The human body is designed in such a way that the skin produces vitamin D once it is exposed to sunlight. So bring out your bike and pedal under the sun, just don’t forget the essentials. …

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  • Let There Be Light! Led Lenser Answers With Might

    February 10, 2018 Comments Blog Posts, Reviews

    The Led Lenser H14r.2 is one of the essentials during night rides. This headlamp separates the men from the boys. This is professional. Through many years of using different head lamps available in the market, I’ve listed down some qualities and traits a good headlamp should have: superb light rechargable power

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  • Specialized Levo: The Mountain Bike for Tony Stark

    February 5, 2018 Comments Bicycles, Blog Posts, Reviews

    The Specilaized Levo is the mountain bike for billionaire Tony Stark.   Yes, it is a figure of speech which means a lot of things. For starters, you need a lot of cash in order to purchase the bike. Another thing, this bike is a cut above the rest. It is like having the Ironman …

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  • Camiguin Island Loop Via Boardman

    December 29, 2017 Comments Bicycles, Blog Posts

    Camiguin Island Loop Via Boardman Camiguin: difficult to get to but when you are there, time slows down. While known for its many natural wonders, try hopping on a bike and going around the 64 kilometers of uncluttered, rolling country roads. perfect bike weather A leisure riding pace on a road bike will get you

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  • Step Into The Specialized Concept Store QC

    December 11, 2017 Comments Blog Posts

    Step Into The Specialized Concept Store QC There are bicycle shops and there are Specialized bikes shops. What is the difference? We visited the Specialized Concept Store in Tandang Sora, Quezon City to find out what’s up. The Concept Store in QC looks like a modern dwelling for something cool. The simple yet

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