One of the frustrations of riding a mountain bike in Japan is the lack of long distance trails. For so
Mt. Norikura (乗鞍) is considered a right of passage for many cyclists in Japan. It’s the highest road in the
Friday evening after work I hitched a ride with a friend and his wife to Gokayama (五箇山), a world heritage
I did a short trip from Agematsu (上松) on the Nakasendo (中山道) to Mt. Ontake (御嶽山) recently, catching the late
Urugi – Fujimi Panorama – Shiojiri At the end of July and beginning of August I had a few days
One of the benefits of living in central Japan is that most places are within a reasonable distance in relation
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