Thousands to Pedal on the 16th Tour of the Fireflies: The B.I.G. Ride
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16th Tour of the Fireflies The B.I.G. Ride: Bicycles InteGral to Mobility Solutions. The B.I.G. Ride will be followed by a concert organized by The Firefly Brigade, Dakila, Jam 88.3 and Oxfam.
15 November 2015 Assembly by 5:00 AM Ride out in Manila starts at 6:00 AM. Tiendesitas, Ortigas, Pasig City. Joining the B.I.G. ride are artists, celebrities, members of the diplomatic community, and people on bike of all.
There will be special performances from Up Dharma Down, Ebe Dancel, and Tropical Depression.
Since 1999, the Tour of the Fireflies is one of the largest and established advocacy rides across the Philippines with its largest contingent reaching up to 14,000 people on bikes of all ages in 2013.
This year, the 16th Tour of the Fireflies will pedal around Pasig and Quezon City to promote bicycles as a long-term sustainable solution to issues such as traffic congestion, climate change, mass transportation, and air and noise pollution. Thousands of people on bikes are expected to join the ride.
The B.I.G. Ride is a simultaneous ride nationwide happening in Manila, Davao, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Sorsogon, Northern and Easter Samar and Negros Occidental.