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While consisting of numerous islands, the Philippines are still good for cycling. There is a big variety of roads which are quite comfortable for riders of different levels. Roads mostly have nice curves and rather soft traffic. The most popular routes lie in the National Capital Region, Calabarzon, Central Visayas and Central Luzon. The quality of the surface can be usually be compensated by picturesque views.
When cycling around the Philippines, you will be able to get to parts of the country that sees almost no tourists, which is one of the greatest things about travelling by bicycle. There are many places where you can rent a bike, and even buy one. Also, there is a wide network of routes, so that each cyclist can find a suitable adventure. Sierra Madre Mountains, Rizal and Laguna are great for those who like mountain biking. The famous Marilaque mountain road with a stop at Daranak and Batlag Falls is a must for every adventurer.
Mind that mountain roads can be dangerous during the rainy season, so choose the dry period from November to May.