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'Easy Rider' star Peter Fonda dead at 79

Aug 17, 2019 - 11:20 AM

The actor is remembered as a symbol for 1960s counterculture

PETER FONDA. In this file photo taken in June 2018 the actor attends a film premiere in Hollywood, California. The star of the classic 1969 road movie 'Easy Rider,' died on August 16 from respiratory failure. Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez / AFP

Daniel Caluag picked for Tokyo 2020 Olympics BMX test event

Aug 09, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Former Asian Games gold medalist Daniel Caluag is one of the 64 riders in the world picked to join the Tokyo 2020 Olympics' BMX test run

OLYMPIC BID. Daniel Caluag shows promise in qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

10,000 motorcycle riders stage EDSA protest vs bigger plates

Mar 24, 2019 - 1:09 PM

'We are not criminals,' say protesters, as they hold a 'Unity Ride' against the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act

'UNITY RIDE.' Thousands of riders from various motorcycle group join the Unity Ride as they call against the use of bigger plates. Photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

Abra police apprehend 3 motorcycle riders hiding guns

Sep 05, 2018 - 4:54 PM

Bonifacio Abuan Elvena and Jomel Barbieto Molina are detained after failing to present documents to possess and carry firearms. Meanwhile, Arjay Pagaduan Soria is arrested after firing upon a police officer at a checkpoint.

Right to ride: Over 2,000 riders join ‘Unity Ride’ to call for motorcycle taxi regulation

Aug 11, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Motorcycle groups are protesting against ‘unfair’ policies by the government

Support the right to ride, join unity ride against unfair motorcycle policies

Aug 08, 2018 - 3:09 PM

The unity ride will assemble at CP Garcia cor UP Ave on August 9, 8 am

WATCH: How PNP plans to bring down crime with stickers

Aug 03, 2018 - 1:57 PM

Are you ready to join PNP's Oplan Clean Rider in exchange for faster inspections?

RIDER CHIEF. Top cop Oscar Albayalde leads the motorcade which concluded the launch of Oplan Clean Rider in Metro Manila. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Oplan Clean Rider: PNP plans to end riding-in-tandem killings with stickers

Jul 27, 2018 - 4:33 PM

Motorcycles with stickers will be considered 'clean riders' by the Philippine National Police

OPLAN CLEAN RIDER. Stickers mark the PNP's campaign plan against riding-in-tandem shooters.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018 - 10:53 AM

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Monday

'Hindi kami kriminal': Motorcyclists hold unity ride vs 'unfair' policies

May 27, 2018 - 6:35 PM

Motorcycle riders deliver a letter to Malacañang, seeking a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss their issues

Photo from Darren Langit/Rappler

10 commandments every rider should live by

Dec 12, 2017 - 3:52 PM

Riding is not just about being fast and furious. Here’s a guide on how real riders outride challenges on the road

Get to know Beverly Caimen, Japan's Filipina singing sensation

Nov 13, 2017 - 5:07 PM

Among the biggest talents in the country, a young Filipina singer performs at the ASEAN gala dinner at the invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte himself

SINGING SENSATION. Beverly Caimen is pictured with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, president Rodrigo Duterte, and their partners Akie and Honeylet, when she performed at Duterte’s Tokyo visit last October. Screengrab from Facebook.com/akieabe

In Cavite, motorcyclists ride with cops to end riding-in-tandem crimes

Oct 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Cavite Provincial Police Office (PPO) allows motorcyclists to join cops in police operations against street crimes, including those committed by riding-in-tandem criminals

TOGETHER. Cops and volunteers share the road to end criminality. Cavite Police photo

Motorist in critical condition after crash in Ortigas

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:16 PM

The motorist incurs brain injuries after falling into an excavation along Ortigas Avenue extension

Motorcycle group rides for peace in Marawi

Aug 29, 2017 - 9:39 PM

Ride for Peace 2017 is our modest effort to honor the sacrifices of our troops and peace workers in our country particularly those who are currently in the frontlines and in Marawi Team Riders says

RIDERS FOR PEACE. Team Riders Philippines in front of the EDSA monument. Photos from Team Riders Philippines Facebook Group.

Angkas bikers crowdsource donations for passenger's medical bills

Aug 10, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Bikers from the ride hailing service Angkas raise at least P25 000 for the Angkas passenger who ended up in a coma after a road crash

Four arrested, arms cache found after Brussels terror raids

Jul 05, 2017 - 6:51 PM

A spokesman says the raids are linked to the Kamikaze Riders which has been implicated in terror offenses

Traveler recounts Igorot discrimination incident by bus company

Apr 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM

UPDATED Napeek s Facebook post about a bus of Solid North Transport Incorporated sparks action from the LTFRB

A FELLOW TRAVELER. In this Facebook screenshot, Aldrin Napeek takes a snapshot of a fellow Igorot in traditional garb waiting for the bus.

Motorcycle rider saves patient in ambulance from heavy traffic

Jan 19, 2017 - 7:08 PM

Thanks to the heroism of Chrisangel Montebon an ambulance got to the Quezon City General Hospital in time and saved a patient s life


Bikers group does rapid damage check in Lawin-affected areas

Oct 21, 2016 - 2:28 PM

Motorcycle riders from the civic RACERS group are conducting rapid damage assessment in areas hit by typhoon Lawin in partnership with the Office of Civil Defense and Rappler s Agos eBayanihan

RAPID ASSESSMENT. A team of 30 private motorcycle riders head to areas hit by Typhoon Lawin to conduct rapid assessment of the road network. Photo from OCD CAR

Aktris Hollywood dan pemeran Kamen Rider meriahkan ‘Indonesia Comic Con 2016’

Sep 30, 2016 - 1:48 PM

‘Indonesia Comic Con’ digelar pada 1 2 Oktober di Jakarta Convention Centre

Indonesia Comic Con 2016 dimeriahkan aktris Hollywood dan Jepang. Foto dari website resmi ICC 2016.

Case vs MRT vandalism a waste of gov’t resources – commuters group

Sep 28, 2016 - 9:04 PM

The case is filed against Angelo Suarez who wrote MRT bulok on one of the trains

VANDALISM. A case was filed against Angelo Suarez after he wrote 'MRT bulok!' in one of the trains.

On horseback, disabled Paralympians find 'freedom'

Sep 13, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Riders talked about two distinct realities: one is being on the ground trapped in a crippled body The other is being in the saddle gifted with all the strength of a large beautiful animal

FREEDOM. The UK's Anne Dunham gestures to the audience after competing in the dressage team test (grade 1a) during the Paralympic Games at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Rio de Janeiro on September 12, 2016. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

Cop 'kills self' after motorcyclist's death

Aug 27, 2016 - 3:43 PM

UPDATED Police Officer 3 Jeremiah de Villa is facing a case involving the death of motorcycle rider John dela Riarte

PNP ISSUE. The Philippine National Police faces another issue with the alleged suicide of PO3 Jeremiah de Villa, who was accused of murdering a motorcycle rider. File photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Motorcycle riders play key role in #Pagyanig

Jun 23, 2016 - 4:21 PM

During the nationwide earthquake drill the Unified Rizal Riders Club transport Department of Health officials to Camp Aguinaldo to provide situational reports amid unpassable roads

PH BMX riders Caluag, Fines unable to qualify for Rio Olympics

May 30, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Filipino riders Daniel Caluag an Asian Games gold medalist and Sienna Fines did not fare well at the UCI BMX World Championship time trials

NO OLYMPIC RIDE. Daniel Caluag, seen during the 2012 Summer Olympics, failed to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics. File photo by Odd Anderson/AFP

I tested UberMotor and here's what I found out

Apr 15, 2016 - 6:37 PM

How does UberMotor compare to other motorbike apps?

UBERMOTOR. Uber launches a motorbike service in Indonesia.

Change.org petition to LTO: Suspend LED light 'ban'

Mar 28, 2016 - 5:42 PM

What do you think of the LTO policy on LED lights? Would you like to sign the peition?

Arbitrary? Motorcycle riders protest LED light policy

Jan 28, 2016 - 3:42 PM

Vague Land Transportation Office guidelines result in arbitrary apprehensions and double standards in implementation riders say

Buses, road crashes: What you need to know

Jul 20, 2015 - 11:36 AM

Be an informed and alert passenger

Jollibee will not sue 'Jay Bee'

Jul 08, 2015 - 3:07 PM

It s enough for us that his wrongdoing was exposed says the fast food chain giant

Motorcycle riders push for rights, road safety

Jul 06, 2015 - 6:56 PM

Did you know that among all motorists motorcycle riders suffer the most harassment from traffic authorities?

Motorbikes are lined up in a parking lot. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Iconic 'Easy Rider' motorbike sells for $1.35 million

Oct 20, 2014 - 1:37 PM

The look of the red white and blue stars and stripes panhead chopper was based on design suggestions from Peter Fonda

A CLASSIC. In this file photo, the iconic Harley-Davidson chopper ridden by Peter Fonda (photo on left) in the 1969 classic ‘Easy Rider’ is seen on display prior to its auction at the Profiles in History auction house in California. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

DC breaks in Mountain Dew Skate Park on Go Skateboarding Day

Jun 22, 2014 - 4:22 AM

DC Shoes hosted its first Go Skateboarding Day at Mountain Dew Skate Park celebrating the spirit of camaraderie inherent to the sport

HIGH FLYER. A skater attempts to ollie a set of skateboard decks at DC's Go Skateboarding Day celebration. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes/Rappler

Commuters to Coloma: Why not take the bus yourself?

Apr 11, 2014 - 5:00 PM

A commuters group reacts to a comment by the President s spokesman: MRT lang ba ang puwedeng sakyan?

Two Filipinos, Indonesian take top honors at surfing competition

Feb 25, 2014 - 7:43 PM

Filipinos Daisy Valdez and Jhenard Fernandez won the women s and juniors championship while Indonesian Arip Nurhidayat won the men s division at the Rider Sandals Beach Break International Surfing competition

SURFS UP. Australian champion Georgia Young competes at the international competition last week. Photo courtesy of Viva

Want to jail the corrupt? Wait for at least 10 years

Jan 14, 2014 - 4:44 PM

Fix the bottleneck in the Sandiganbayan where it takes an average of 10 2 years to finish cases says former Ombudsman Simeon Marcelo

'Easy Rider' star Karen Black dies at 74

Aug 09, 2013 - 9:49 AM

Actress Karen Black died Thursday in Los Angeles She was 74

KAREN BLACK. This April 5, 2012 file photo shows US actress Karen Black arriving for a reception celebrating the release of the limited edition fine art photography of Alan Cumming in Los Angeles, California. According to August 8, 2013 media reports Black, who appeared in more than 100 movies, including lead roles in "Easy Rider," ''Five Easy Pieces" and "Nashville," died on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, age 74, of complications from cancer. AFP PHOTO / Files / VALERIE MACON

Classic TV shows become digital comics

Jul 02, 2013 - 9:12 PM

Some classic television shows are coming back as digital comics

NOSTALGIA BLAST. Some popular classic TV shows are coming back with the help of NBC and Lion Forge Comics. Screen shot from the Lion Forge Comics site

Nicolas Cage to join 'Expendables 3'

Nov 06, 2012 - 1:24 PM

The actor might come out in the 3rd installment of two movies in 2013

BACK TO ACTION. Nicolas Cage as Johnny Blaze in 'Ghostrider.' Image from Facebook

Helmet law enforcement delayed until 2013

Jul 28, 2012 - 1:37 PM

Motorcycle riders have until December 31 to get their helmets validated with the proper sticker from the Department of Trade and Industry