Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta
Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta
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Gran Fondo
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - January 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Gran Fondo’s ar a type of road cycling that means, “Big Ride”. Originating in Italy back in the 1970’s, it has gained popularity all over the world.
Saturday Sufferfest
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week, I wrote that riding along the Transcentral Highway, is a day lost in my life.
Sundays be like
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
I don’t consider myself to have a busy life, and that’s why I seldom make it as an excuse for anything since it makes me feel foolish just uttering those words.
You’re never too old to ride
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - October 29, 2018 - 12:00am
“Each great athlete must someday bow to that perennial old champion, Father Time, even as I, for Time eventually wins”. Major Taylor (1878-1932), one of the greatest American trash cyclist, made that...
2018 Tour de France: The final week and who’s in charge?
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
After two weeks that included 21km of ancient cobblestones and three mountain climbs, and not to mention bicycle mechanical problems, health issues and crashes, a clear picture has emerged on who’s going to...
Road racingwith Mark Ylanan
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - June 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Cebu had tasted again an exciting road race two weekends ago.
Cancellara Rules Ronde
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - April 14, 2014 - 12:00am
Just when everybody thought that Fabian Cancellara’s ownership of the cobbled classics was all over, Spartacus showed them that he still owns it and then some.
Can a “Classic” be boring?
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - April 7, 2014 - 12:00am
When you’re job is to race your bicycle in the freezing rain for 7 hours, with tires about an inch wide, shoulder to shoulder with 200 other cyclists, would you be offended if somebody tells you that you are...
Unforgettable Vuelta
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - September 10, 2012 - 12:00am
I always believed that in a Grand Tour, the race can be lost on the flat stages and won on the mountains or during time trials.
Britania rules the cycling seas
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - August 6, 2012 - 12:00am
In the Tour de France, the Union Jack continued its dominance.
Tour Analysis
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - July 15, 2012 - 12:00am
After two grueling mountain stages, the peloton rested. No it wasn’t rest day, what it means is that sometimes, the peloton “allows” the right riders, who are down the classification, to break...
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - April 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Almost every person I know who think they are serious in their sports, be it running, cycling, triathlon, etc., have invested in compression stockings.
Tom's Tour of Flanders
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - April 9, 2012 - 12:00am
The 2012 Tour of Flanders was supposed to be a duel between Swiss strongman Fabian Cancellara and Belgium’s former golden boy Tom Boonen.
2011 Tour de France
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - July 16, 2011 - 12:00am
During the second climb of the day, on the Col de Tourmalet, a 17km climb, Team Leopard went to work.I didn't really understand what they were up to since there was still a final climb to Luz Ardiden, 13.1km and...
Painting the road RED
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - April 28, 2008 - 12:00am
Ardennes Classics
by Jose Vicente 'JV' Araneta - April 21, 2008 - 12:00am
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