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…

Happy New Year!

Hope you rounded out 2014 well and have had a great start to 2015. Looking forward to see old and new faces out on the road this year whether on a big or small bike, fast or slow or even with a wooly pillion!    

Tokyo Toy Run 2014

Great day out bringing Xmas cheer to kids who may not normally see much. Fantastic to see soooo many Santas and riders bringing xmas cheer. Looking forward to next year!

Summer Sunday Sunrise Rides… Oh yeah!

Hit the road at 4:30 and sailed down the coast along the Seisho bypass with a brightening sky out over Sagami Bay. Climbed into the hills up the super green summer orchard roads. Wriggled out of the undergrowth just in time to see the sun brightening the sea fog. The temps and weather were just…

On the Hunt for Snow

The sky was blue and after a coast run with a sprinkle of snow, we headed inland and found more snow. A lot more! Got a little snow fever which lead us to that friggin enermous temple on the Izu Skyline All that snow burned up a lot of energy so we went to a…

One Long Last Frosty One

Dec. 2012 Well, where to start? Where can you tour in December? No…Where does one want to tour in December? Mmm,… Where does someone like JamesK go touring in December? Better but… Where shouldn’t one go touring in December? Yep, that’ll about do it! ..it is long winded and loaded with mistakes so no knit-picking,…