JV Araneta
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What is a Crit?
by JV Araneta - November 14, 2022 - 12:00am
According to the Union Cycliste International  (UCI), the international governing body of the cycling, Chapter VII, 2.7.002, a crit is, “… is a road race run on a circuit closed to traffic and that...
My 2022 Tour of Matabungkay Experience
by JV Araneta - October 31, 2022 - 12:00am
A little over two weeks ago, I was in Lian, Batangas to join a bicycle race, the Tour of Matabungkay (ToM).
The Tour ni Frank is back!!!
by JV Araneta - September 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Bicycle road racing some twenty years ago was simpler. I mean racing for the weekend warriors.
I am for Electronic Shifting!
by JV Araneta - August 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Since the late 80’s, when I started my love affair with the bicycle, I have been using a mechanical gear.
Why I don’t do Triathlons
by JV Araneta - August 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Triathlon is one of the most popular sports in the country today.
Competing into your 50’s
by JV Araneta - August 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Is it still safe to engage in competitive sports as you age past fifty?
VeloExpo and the Mark Ylanan Road Race
by JV Araneta - June 13, 2022 - 12:00am
There are two exciting events this weekend that you shouldn’t miss.
This 2022 Giro d’Italia is Boring
by JV Araneta - June 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Yeah, you read it right. It’s boring.
The Mandaue Reclamation:Cebu’s best place for cycling
by JV Araneta - May 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Before the Mandaue Reclamation Area was opened to traffic back in the 1990’s, cyclists have already been training and racing at that newly built land mass that was once part of the sea. It took almost a decade...
The best rider since Eddy Merckx?
by JV Araneta - March 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Eddy Merckx is cyclings’ GOAT, winning one race in every three he joined.
Cebu-Zamboanga on a Motorbike
by JV Araneta - March 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Two Sundays ago, I did the most audacious, or stupid, adventure ever, on a motorbike.
Mayana: Higher and Higher
by JV Araneta - February 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Nine years ago, I and a few teammates of our team, Sky Logistics CC, conquered Baguio twice in two days.
Helping Marginalized Sports
by JV Araneta - February 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Cycling, bike motor sports and skateboarding are just three sports that have a bad reputation from the public.
Cycling as You Get Older
by JV Araneta - January 31, 2022 - 12:00am
As the pundits say, no one has beat Father Time.
Bucket List
by JV Araneta - January 24, 2022 - 12:00am
I don't know about you but my bucket list is in a state of flux. Especially with what has happened to the world, and the fact that I'm not getting any younger, our priorities changed.
History of bicycle frame building in Cebu City
by JV Araneta - January 10, 2022 - 12:00am
He was an avid supporter of local cycling races.  Every Saturday afternoons or holidays, he would organize circuit races called “Bente-bente” winner take-all at the North Reclamation Area (Present...
History of bicycle frame building in Cebu City
by JV Araneta - December 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Today, I have a guest writer in the person of Sammy Sy. Sammy is a human encyclopedia when it comes to retro bikes.
Jealous of Eritrea
by JV Araneta - September 27, 2021 - 12:00am
I bet most of you haven’t heard of Eritrea.
Expect a Bull-run
by JV Araneta - September 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The Chicago Bulls will parade an upgraded lineup when the 2021-2022 NBA season begins, improving offensively and defensively.
Road Cycling Etiquette
by JV Araneta - August 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Here’s the updated unwritten rules when going out for a ride:
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