Coast to Coast Twistybutt 2020

When – May 2, 2020 Meet – 4:30am START – @4:50am (sunrise) Where Pacific Ocean to Japan Sea Start: Sagami bay in Kanagawa Finish: Joetsu in Niigata Goal To ride from the Pacific to the Sea of Japan in a single day via as many great roads as can be strung together without touching a…

Cancelled – Kanto Twistybutt 2019

Cancelled due to the Kanto-wide damage and suffering caused by Typhoon Hagibis. Hagibis lashed the touges, brought down numerous landslides and tore away many a bridge and riverside winding roads. The mountains are now soaked and primed for further landslides and destruction. Unpredictable road conditions make for a very real danger and the route difficult…

Goldenweek Wander – Part 6

Joetsu to Iida @385km Had a leisurely wake up then took a short braap over to the local Starbucks for what has become an institution, the post-coast2coast morning meet up. The crew from the day/night before were rolling in and out in dribs and drabs, chatting, grouping up for further touring or the run home.…

Honshu End2enD – One from the bucket list!

Oct. 2013 Having ridden coast to coast several different ways, endured some expressway marathons, scrabbled over and around a surfeit of crumbling mountain passes and even risked life and limb on a frozen northern adventure, the bar was just about high enough for one of those ‘…one day…’ rides. Yep, it was about time for…

Long Live IoM TT!

Like climbing Everest or Pikes Peak, free diving depth challenges, Arctic marathons or any number of extreme events that let devotees push their passion, the TT will always draw its detractors and supporters. The day things like this don’t exist will be the day humanity passes from childish curiosity into pessimistic preservation and signs its…