There where many great posters there and I wish they can all get printed so I can buy some of them. Congratulations to Gregory with the winning design! To see all the submissions, click here.
I worked in many marathons but this is the first time I am in one, not as a runner, but the leading vehicles. Most marathons use motercycles which I often think it affects the head runners with their fumes. So it was touching to hear that Obu’s marathon invited me to join Aisan Cycling Team‘s [...] Continue Reading »
I was invited to go to Cultural Division’s Trip to Kyoto. This is one of my favourite cities and opened an opportunity for me to discover it with the locals.
There was been a surge of bicycle usage in Japan after the March earthquake. The assumption is that riding is the most reliable mode of transport where energy saving is the priority.
I have been a bit lazy in keeping the blog up-to-date. There are a backlog of stuff I want to post. Last Saturday I went to visit my Aikido Sensei, he has a soba shop/cooking school in Seki (I forgot to take a shot of the Tempura Soba Set I had, I gobbled it up [...] Continue Reading »
I had a bit of a craz for baseball when I was in primary school. So it was very exciting when we went to a game last Friday.
See The Route. Kuno san and Kondo san have kindly make time from their busy schedule to take me to ride this morning.
Today I was invited to go to one of many community get-together at one of Obu’s many community centres. The kids and mums put up a number of impressive taiko (Japanese Drums) performances.
On a different topic, here are some of the dishes I had in the reception.
I wish I had taken the one on Beaconsfield Parade with a big VMS sign that said “LOVE YOUR BIKE, LOCK IT”. It could be a great lead on to this post.
It’s quite amazing to see how alcohol breaks down all barriers. The Safety Division is an absolutely fun loving bunch. Even though they don’t know what I am on about half the time and vice versa, I think everyone had a great time.