With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, and public transport indefinitely handicapped, many have taken to cycling as a new hobby and a means of getting to places.
It’s a great way to hang out with friends safely, engage in an eco-friendly activity, as well as get some good exercise in.
So skip the car and have a breath of fresh air (through your mask) with these awesome biking places around the Metro!
Wide streets and designated biking areas make for a safe and ideal biking haven for cyclists. BGC is a go-to area for weekend warriors and cyclists will be sure to enjoy the many other helmet-topped biking enthusiasts that will inevitably pass their way. Check out 28th, 30th, and 31st street for bike-friendly lanes in BGC.
Heroes Bike Trail
A little ways down another part of Taguig, Heroes Bike Trail is the perfect spot for bikers looking for a bit more of a ride. With an abundance of downhills, climbs, and an actual trail, this place will give you calm and thrill right in the middle of the city. Just pay a PHP50 fee and you’ll be able to bike all day in the Libingan ng mga Bayani compound.
Located in Hippodromo, Makati, Circuit Makati has quickly become a cyclist favorite. The sprawling area is home to a number of establishments like shops and restaurants, but cyclists can find their niche going around Sympony Drive with a group of friends.
UP Diliman Campus
Have a breezy ride in the gigantic state university campus. The Quezon City school is well-known for its spacious Academic Oval which is popular among joggers and cyclists on peaceful Sunday mornings. Cyclists can expect a two-kilometer ride shaded by tall, thick trees — seems like a dream!
Get ready for an extraordinary biking experience as The Bike Playground brings you the first indoor bike park in the country. Complete with a pump track, outdoor trail, and even a shower room and lounge for bikers, The Bike Playground is a delight for cyclists looking for an adventure. Head on to the Libis area with your wallet in hand (it’s PHP100/hr) for the ride of your life.