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Old 12-31-20, 06:59 PM
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cubewheels
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Originally Posted by caloso View Post
I read somewhere that Manila has the worst traffic in the world. Is there any way to ride out of the city center and more into the country?
I already ventured out of the city in 360 degree directions. The traffic situation isn't any better

Traffic situation gets ideal 30 miles away (and outside the city) in some places but realistically, I don't have time to do >60 miles everyday or even just once a week (more like once a month opportunity only for me) to get to safe sprint training spots. That's 4 hr commute to me due to heavy / slow traffic.

We do have plenty of steep hills in the city with light traffic where I also practice sprinting but it definitely feels quite different, especially the bike handling at dramatically different speeds. And also the perceived effort due to different body angle, due to the uphill gradient vs flat.
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