Tom D' Biker

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Site Description: It's about bikes and my biking experiences.
Date Joined: Sep 23, 2009

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SS attack to Pangarap - Macabud - San Mateo
on Apr 12, 2013 in Macabud single speed I ride this route often.  It has many climbs; and, they are steeper.  Nonetheless, I can complete the ride without stops.  But, that's on a geared bike.Today, I tested my SS powers.  Did I survive?I did!  I completed the ride...

SS Attack to Timberland, Maarat, Pestano
on Apr 12, 2013 in Timberland Pestano Farm single speed breakfast Mt. Maarat food I woke up early today.  I pinched my legs; and, the pains were gone.  Great!After peeping the Internet while sipping a cup of coffee, I prepared to bike.  My planned route: pedal all the way from Novaliches to Timberland to Maarat to G...

My ride plans - April 13 & 14, 2013
on Apr 9, 2013 in ride planner April 13, 2013 - Novaliches to Timberland to Maarat to Giant & v.v.I'll be using my SS KHS Alite 150.April 14, 2013 - Novaliches to Pangarap to Macabud to San Mateo to NovalichesI'll be using either the SS KHS Alite 150 or geared Marin Alpine Tra...

Aching muscles
on Apr 9, 2013 in training single speed When I woke up this morning, I felt my leg muscles are aching.  This is the result of my 66-kilometer ride yesterday on single speed (SS). I used to take the route, Novaliches - Tungko - Macabud - San Mateo - Novaliches, on my 29er geared bike.&...

SS / Rigid attack to Licao-licao trails
on Apr 8, 2013 in Licao-licao I miss Licao-licao trails.  It's more than a month that I've not been there. And, I thought of riding there for my Araw ng Kagitingan ride. But, there's a problem.  When riding on trails, I usually use my geared Marin Alpine Trail 29er.&nbs...

Third SS attack to Timberland; and, beyond . . .
on Apr 6, 2013 in Timberland rigid forks basic trail single speed On my third SS attack to Timberland this morning, I did it in five stops only or less than a stop from my previous 2 attacks.While cooling off at the Timberland gate, I thought of going farther up to the Clubhouse. Why not, coconut?  I reached t...

Presta valve - Giving It another chance
on Apr 5, 2013 in Presta Marin Alpine Trail 29er tubes I've thought of changing the tubes of my Marin Alpine Trail 29er from Presta valve to Schrader due to the former's frequent flats.But, when I saw this Maxxis welter weight Presta valve tube, which boasts that it's "puncture resistant", I'm giving Pre...

Second SS Attack to Timberland
on Apr 4, 2013 in Timberland single speed The first SS attack last Saturday was with six stops / rests.This morning, I attacked it again.   However, there's no improvement yet.  As in the first, I did it in six stops / rests.  Most stops were made at the hardest segment.I...

It's not just two but three flats
on Apr 1, 2013 in Schrader Presta tubes flats I cut short my Easter Sunday ride due to two flats (both rear) in a row.  When I arrived home, however, I noticed the front tire was flat too.  Holy cow!  It's still inflated when I loaded it in the car.  I haven't fix it yet; as,...

Easter Sunday ride - UP Diliman
on Mar 30, 2013 in 29er UP Diliman flat tires Presta Marin Alpine Trail 29er Easter Sunday celebrates the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead.With my Marin Alpine Trail 29er (TweetyPot), I went to UP Diliman this morning.  I hadn't completed yet my first lap of the Academic Oval, my rear wheel got flat.&n...

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