Category
Select
Select a Category
Scooter
Underbone
Standard
Sport
Touring
Adventure
Dual Sport
Naked
Off-Road
Cruiser
Brand/Model
Select
Select a Brand/Model
        Price Range
        Select
        Below 100K
        100K-200K
        200K-300K
        300K-500K
        500K-1M
        Over 1M

        Keep these things in mind if you wish to bike outdoors for exercise during ECQ

        Bike within your own barangay
        PHOTO: Shutterstock

        Yes, you can bike outdoors for exercise despite the Greater Manila Area being under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The Philippine Department of Health (DOH) made this clear enough on social media last week.

        A clarification needs to be made, though, after reports started surfacing saying that cyclists were being apprehended from 6am to 9am, which are the allowed hours for exercising outdoors. The last thing anyone wants is to be hauled away by authorities for simply riding out to break a sweat before being cooped inside the house all day.

        Continue reading below ↓

        There are basically just four things you need to keep in mind if you plan on biking outdoors to exercise:

        1. Outdoor exercise is only permitted from 6am to 9am.
        2. You can only ride or exercise outdoors within your own barangay.
        3. You must wear a face mask.
        4. You must follow physical-distancing guidelines.

        While biking outdoors is allowed, the agency stresses that it is encouraging everyone to find ways to exercise in the safety of their own homes. But the rules above are pretty straightforward, agree?

        Frankly, all this confusion just shows there’s a disconnect between those in charge and those responsible for actually implementing these rules on the ground. Stick to these guidelines and you should be in the clear.

        NOTE: This article first appeared on . Minor edits have been made.

        See Also

        View other articles about:
        PHOTO: Shutterstock

      • Quiz Results

      • TopBikes Rating:
        /20

        Starts at ₱

        TopBikes Rating:
        /20
        Starts at ₱