Expedition Prep

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This is Joey Alvero of Doppelgänger Hub Ph who hooked me up with this handsome folding bike (can't even tell it's a foldie, right?!) check out DHP on Facebook and Instagram. If you want to get in touch with Joey reach him at 09175357535

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Aside from clothes, I'm packing things I think I'll need. Aside from the usual stuff I have:  clear glasses for non-sunny day biking; post-its for making immediate notes in the atlas; a poncho in case of rain; binoculars because there might be birds or other things far away that I need to see; a silk sleep pouch to protect again bed bugs, lice, and other unwanted creatures; epic bars- organic meat and nut bars I bought in the US; of course... a face mask. 

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I'm taking a compact atlas instead of these maps, which inspired my trip. The one of the left is an MMDA map with identified secondary roads which might serve well for protected bike lanes. The one of the right I bought at the National Bookstore, which has the district level labels which prompted me to think about visiting these various areas.