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==Tips on Biking on the UP Academic Oval==
 
==Tips on Biking on the UP Academic Oval==
 
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[[Image:Fish_Rack.JPG| 250px|thumb|right|"Tuyo" Rack (by Eng Chan) installed at the University Shopping Center]]
1. Watch out for crazy car and motorcycle drivers invading the bike lane.
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* Watch out for crazy car and motorcycle drivers invading the bike lane.
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* The two-way bike lane on the [[Academic Oval is also shared with joggers]]. Maintain a predictable path and speed, so joggers can anticipate your move.
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* See also the memo [[Patakaran ukol sa daloy ng trapiko sa Academic Oval at paggamit ng bike lane]]
  
 
==Bike Parking on Campus==
 
==Bike Parking on Campus==
 
1. Bike racks have been installed at the following locations:
 
1. Bike racks have been installed at the following locations:
 
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* Inside the Academic Oval: kiosk in front of Faculty Center (across the street), [[Quezon Hall]] (Administration building), [[UP Main Library]]
    Inside the Academic Oval: kiosk in front of Faculty Center (across the street), Quezon Hall (Administration building), UP Main Library
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* South of Academic Oval: UP Faculty Center, UP [[Vargas Museum]], UP [[CDC]]
    South of Academic Oval: UP Faculty Center, UP Vargas Museum, UP CDC
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* North of Academic Oval: [[NCTC]], [[Shopping Center]]
    North of Academic Oval: NCTC
 
 
[[Image:Padyak.bikerack.jpg| 250px|thumb|right|Padyak Bike rack at the Faculty Center]]
 
[[Image:Padyak.bikerack.jpg| 250px|thumb|right|Padyak Bike rack at the Faculty Center]]
 
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* Further away from the Academic Oval:  HRDO/ISSI, Campus Maintenance Office
 
 
    Further away from the Academic Oval:  HRDO/ISSI, Campus Maintenance Office
 
  
 
See [http://www.map.upd.edu.ph/updmap/index.phtml UPD Map] for guidance on landmarks.
 
See [http://www.map.upd.edu.ph/updmap/index.phtml UPD Map] for guidance on landmarks.
 
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[[Image:Carabao_Rack.JPG| 250px|thumb|right|"Carabao Rack" (by Eng Chan) in front of Faculty Center]]
 
2. In buildings where there are no bike racks, use your imagination.
 
2. In buildings where there are no bike racks, use your imagination.
  
 
==Bike Repair on Campus==
 
==Bike Repair on Campus==
For minor quick repairs, look for "Mang Ben" at a kiosk fronting the Faculty Center (Claro M Recto Hall). He may be able to help you. There is also a bike shop at CP Garcia Ave (near the corner of E Jacinto St and CP Garcia)
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For minor quick repairs, look for "Mang Ben" at a kiosk fronting the [[Faculty Center]] (Rizal Hall). He may be able to help you. An alternative bike repair service is at B12-B, Village B, UP Campus.
  
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For simple flat tire problem, there is free use of bicycle pumps (generously shared by the [[UP Padyak]] Project) at the following locations:
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* [[AS]] Walk
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* [[Ilang-ilang Residence Hall]]
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* [[Molave Residence Hall]]
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* [[Yakal Residence Hall]]
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* [[Kamia Residence Hall]]
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* Faculty Center Kiosk
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* Faculty Center Walk
  
 
==Biking Groups on Campus==
 
==Biking Groups on Campus==
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2. USC's [[Dagdag Padyak]]
 
2. USC's [[Dagdag Padyak]]
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==See Also==
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* [[Sports Facilities on Campus]]
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* [[Where to buy bikes]]

Latest revision as of 20:44, 23 November 2009

Tips on Biking on the UP Academic Oval

"Tuyo" Rack (by Eng Chan) installed at the University Shopping Center

Bike Parking on Campus

1. Bike racks have been installed at the following locations:

Padyak Bike rack at the Faculty Center
  • Further away from the Academic Oval: HRDO/ISSI, Campus Maintenance Office

See UPD Map for guidance on landmarks.

"Carabao Rack" (by Eng Chan) in front of Faculty Center

2. In buildings where there are no bike racks, use your imagination.

Bike Repair on Campus

For minor quick repairs, look for "Mang Ben" at a kiosk fronting the Faculty Center (Rizal Hall). He may be able to help you. An alternative bike repair service is at B12-B, Village B, UP Campus.

For simple flat tire problem, there is free use of bicycle pumps (generously shared by the UP Padyak Project) at the following locations:

Biking Groups on Campus

There are many biking enthusiasts' groups on campus that may help you with your biking needs. These include:

1. UP Padyak

2. UP Century Riders

Biking Campaign on Campus

1. UP Padyak

2. USC's Dagdag Padyak

See Also