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.
My last bike ride with the team in Obu City in this exchange was to Toyota. Yes, the city where the car manufacturer originated is also home to a vast area of natural beauty. My voice was completely gone from a cold on the Tuesday before so I was a bit off on the day [...] Continue Reading »
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 »
Last week I went riding in Kyoto, the place where I originally brought my touring bike.
I am really going to miss this. Riding with good food and interesting things to see along the route to explore. This is what makes riding in Japan such a pleasure.
Here are two videos riding on Aichi’s road, mostly in Obu.
Kuno san and some of the riding crew has kindly let me tag along their ride. It was clear later on it wasn’t just a tag along ride. They took me to artist’s workshops and we had too much pit stops for a 100km all so bike ride. We started at the City Hall and [...] Continue Reading »
See the Route.
See The Route. Kuno san and Kondo san have kindly make time from their busy schedule to take me to ride this morning.