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    Motobuilds Pilipinas – Music, Moto Trade Fair Show and Biker Build-Off
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    The most talented motorcycle builders and customizers of the country gathered together at the Tiendesitas Trade Hall on June 13-14, 2015 from 10:30am to 9:00pm  to witness the new displays of the country’s best motorcycle builds and restoration. Gracing the event also included different live bands including Imago, KJWAN, Hilera, Kontra, Erectus, Typecast, and Small […]

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    Ducati Monster Day 2014
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    Who would think that Antonio Cavalieri Ducati and his three sons, Adriano, Marcello, and Bruno Cavalieri Ducati, founders of Società Scientifica Radio Brevetti Ducati in 1926, would now become producers  best known for high performance motorcycles worldwide? After producing several styles of motorcycle engines, which were accepted by many superbike enthusiasts in the world, and […]

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    Partakan “Ride and Rock” Fest
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    If there is one event that motorcycle enthusiasts  need to block off their calendars, it should better be the  Partakan’s “Ride and Rock” Themed Festival.   Partakan is an Ilocano term for “speed” and this festivity takes place every summer.   Last April 2014, ROPALI MOTORCYCLES sponsored the festivity at the Pozo Robo Beach Resort […]


    The Side Tripper

    “Make sure you don’t take any side trips,” warns Schumler, from a phrase in the 1993 American film Swing Kids. If you are someone who does not have time to lose, then it is better for you to stick to your main agenda, because there is something about side tripping that submerges the soul in experiences that sometimes make you hope that time would stand still, as the experiences they bring can be more impactful than the main trip itself. It is that free flowing agenda, an unexpected sleepover or a detour that has unintentionally brought pleasant surprises. You can live without it, like you can eat a cake without its icing, but your journey may not be as meaningful. If travel is the ‘best medicine for the heart’,* then for me, side trips are secret ingredients to the most memorable travels and other events that can happen in between or off the main route of one’s itineraries. Welcome to Side Tripper, a collection of photographs and blogs about the many side trip adventures of our family and friends. *Source: The Global Commission on Aging and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, in partnership with the U.S. Travel Association (Los Angeles Times, December 17, 2013 by Chris Erskine)

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