Sixty-two riders including four professional superteams such as Philippine Navy Standard Insurance, Go For Gold, 7-Eleven and Excellent Noodles, accepted the highly anticipated Excellent Noodles sponsored-cycling challenge, mustered in Baywalk Lingayen on 19 December 2021.
THE 1ST TIZIANO & ETTORE ROSSI MTB CHALLENGE | SAN FABIAN
Exultant pedal pushers went back in the saddle on 14 November 2021, in San Fabian, as they took part in the later-than-scheduled MTB competition dubbed the first Tiziano and Ettore Rossi Mountain Bike Challenge organized by Jazysports founder, Jazy Fernandez Garcia
RUFINO GABOT: THE FIRST PANGASINENSE CYCLING HALL OF FAMER
Rufino Gabot, the Tour of Luzon second edition overall champion in 1957 and acclaimed as Pangasinan's first professional cycling champion
THE UNRIVALED LBC RONDA PILIPINAS BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPION
Jan Paul Morales is the unrivaled LBC Ronda Pilipinas' back-to-back champion (2016 to 2017). Further, the former track cyclist is acknowledged as LBC Ronda Pilipinas' second multiple winner, after Pangasinense rider Santy Barnachea (2011 and 2015).
GEORGE OCONER: DESTINED FOR GREATNESS
LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2020 Titleholder George Luis Oconer developed his interest in cycling through his dad, Norberto Oconer, the 1988 Seoul and 1992 Barcelona Olympian Norberto Oconer.
THE PHILIPPINE NAVY TOP GUN RONALD ORANZA
Ronald Nozuelo Oranza was born on 2 December 1992 in Barangay San Nicolas, Villasis Town, in the Province of Pangasinan. The five-foot-ten Navy all-rounder is the youngest among eleven children of farmer Daniel Fabro Oranza and Barangay Health Worker Oranza Dominga Nozuelo Oranza.
7-ELEVEN CONTINENTAL RIDER NICHOL PAREJA
Nichol Blanca Pareja is one of the youngest and promising riders 7-Eleven has in its fleet.
PHILIPPINE NAVY ALL-ROUNDER EL JOSHUA CARIÑO
The Philippine Navy all-rounder, El Joshua Cariño, is the 21st Pangasinan cycling great since his province mate Rufino Gabot won the cycling championship in the eight-day Tour of Luzon in 1957. Since then, the next races have marked the domination of Pangasinenses in Philippine cycling history.
GO FOR GOLD CONTINENTAL RIDER: JOSHUA MARI BONIFACIO
Go For Gold Continental rider, Joshua Mari Bonifacio, was born on 1 February 1999, in San Marcelino, Province of Zambales.
GO FOR GOLD TIME TRIALIST: MARCRYAN LAGO
Go For Gold Time Trialist Marcryan Lago was born on 13 July 2001 in Taguig City. Lago is the fifth among the eight children of the first Filipino gold medalist in Duathlon, Ryan Mendoza, who is now part of the regular force of the Philippine Air Force and Vilma Lago, a homemaker.