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Mitch's Philippine Loop Day 49: Batangas Port to SM Masinag in Antipolo, Rizal

Updated: Mar 20

FINISH LINE. FINAL DAY. 🏁

Mitch's Philippine Loop Adventure Tour ✝️🚴🇵🇭

Bicycle Riding Day 4️⃣9️⃣

March 14, 2024

From: Batangas Port

Destination: SM Masinag

Distance traveled today: 139.69kms

Total KM Traveled: 5,383.83


Route:

Batangas Port through San Jose, Lipa, Santo Tomas, Calamba, Santa Rosa, Muntinlupa, Taguig, C5, EDSA, White Planes, Marcos to SM Masinag (Antipolo, Rizal) Finish Line ✝️🚴‍♂️🇵🇭





Notes:

Today started with a climb from Batangas all the way up to Lipa and then it level down all the way home.



Traffic was the worst on this day with many obstacles and hazards as traffic increased. Returning from the province straight into Metro-Manila can be quite the reverse culture shock.



It was a long day with 139KMS, but since it was my last day i took many long breaks and even ate at Burger King 1km before reaching the finish at same place I started last December 18th: SM MASINAG, Antipolo Rizal.



So, I finished the Philippine Loop Adventure Tour one day before my 60th Birthday. Yaaay! 🎁🍰🎂🎈🎉🚴‍♂️🏁💯🔥🇵🇭🇺🇲😂🤣🎶🎵🎼



INTERESTING STATS:


Total KMS: 5,383.83KMS.

Total Riding Days: 49

Daily Aver: 110KMS.

Daily Aver. KPH: 17-18.

Total flat tires: 20

Total weight of bike and gear: 47 kilos (105 lbs).

Total weight of rider: 82 kilos (180 lbs).

Total weight of bike/rider: 129 kilos (285 lbs).

Total Food: Php34,572 ($640)

Total Housing: Php19,942 ($369)

Total Ferries: Php4,369 ($81)

Total Repairs: Php7,537 ($139)

Total Other: Php7,034 ($130)

Total Expenses 49 Days:

Php73,454 ($1,360)

Average per day: Php1,499 ($28)


Advice for future bicyclists:


1. raise and save all your money in advance and survive with ATM card (Php1,500-2,000 day).

2. Use the best tires you can afford.


Mitch's Final Day 4️⃣9️⃣


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