I’ve been cycling ever since I was a kid. When I moved to Japan permanently way back in 2001 I
This is going out there as an outdoor adventure. Midnight, deep in Gifu, fire, samurai, tradition. Godo-cho, Gifu.
Mt. Norikura (乗鞍) is considered a right of passage for many cyclists in Japan. It’s the highest road in the
Fukui prefecture (福井県) seems to be a fairly unexplored region of Japan for cyclists and as a region along the
Friday evening after work I hitched a ride with a friend and his wife to Gokayama (五箇山), a world heritage
Mizunami – Tatsuno – the Akiba Highway Sometimes rides don’t go according to plan. This trip was certainly one of them.
It’s no secret among cyclists in Japan that Mt. Norikura (乗鞍岳) is the highest road passable by bicycle in the
The good thing about living in central Japan is that you are only a few hours away from the Japanese