Went to my first Tour Down Under this year. Thanks to Michal for being a great riding pal and urge this lazy body into the hilly regions.
I have spend my first long weekend in Japan at Gifu-ken with Takeshi san and his fun loving family and friends. After Clean Up the world in Obu, I follow the Kunos up to Gifu-ken to a holiday house they’ve rent with another family.
My first road bike is completed! It’s also the first non Japanese bike. The Gazelle is better known for its cargo bikes and upright bikes than it’s racing past. It was really lucky for me to scoop this new old stock from a lovely gentleman from Amsterdam. Following Tofu and Green tea, it is time [...] Continue Reading »
This is awesome! I guess because it’s so fresh and new there is that element to it. Shifting the gears with your minds with the reader incorporated into the helmet. I think helmet advocates must love this! While it is a wonderful piece of technology, and wonderful looking bike, if shifting with your fingers is [...] Continue Reading »
Yes I am finding any opportunity to wrap handlebar tap. I am starting to suspect I have develop a fetish to wrap tapes as well as polishing leather saddles. Look at how nice the tape blends in itself. While I am not sure how good this bar would do for my Aikido wrists, it does [...] Continue Reading »
I am getting ready to go to work in Obu later in the autumn season. I have been very fortunate being given the opportunity to work in Obu City for three months and just do what I love – riding bicycles. The program is aiming to focus on safety and experience, increasing the rider’s confidence on [...] Continue Reading »
Like many artist, I am a stationery junkie. When I was younger and money-less the 24 pack Faber Castell watercolour pencils was the pinnacle. I still remember when my Grandma brought it for me I thought there is nothing I cannot colour. I treasure that feeling. Just then I bumped into a recent Faber Castell advertisement by Ibrax. [...] Continue Reading »