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Bayani On Wheels 2015

This month, I decided to join Bayani On Wheels team to help build houses for the Gawad Kalinga community in Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija. Our mission was to bike from Manila to Gabaldon in 2 days, covering 200kms of flat paved roads with some inclines. Day 1: Manila to Cabanatuan From Quezon City, we passed through EDSA, then into the cities of Valenzuela, Marilao, Sta. Maria, Guiguinto, Plaridel, Pulilan, Baliuag, San Rafael, San Ildefonso, Gapan, Sta. Rosa, and finally, to Cabanatuan City. We left Quezon City at 6:30am and reached Cabanatuan City at 5:30pm just before dark. We stayed at the NFA staff house for the night. Most roads to Cabanatuan looked like this – flat, paved, and had an emergency lane which we happily declared as a bike lane. Some parts were under construction so we were forced to share the road with speeding cars, buses, and trucks. Warning: Watch out for speeding trucks and buses. They do not slow down for anyone. Bike touring wouldn’t be complete without having #CoffeeOutside. Whenever I go on a bike tour, I …