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…

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…