The Relentless Road

From the epic roads of Japan… Nagano Akita Rt. 341 Yamagata-Fukushima border Rt. 2 Kochi Niyodo River Crossing Aomori Rt. 282 Ehime – Island along the Shimanami Kaido Tokyo Hidden Gem Nara Rt.169 Shimabara Rt.58 Kochi Muroto Skyline Tokushima – Unknown Masterpiece! Gunma – Shiba-Kusatsu Doro ~ Manza Road Kochi – Unknown road Shimanami Kaido…

Rider training gets chilly

Being the spring equinox, it was a good opportunity to thaw out the riding skills with a little controlled conditions training. The Honda Motorcycle School in Saitama runs a good show with excellent instructors and a large fleet of modern hondas to play on. A couple of days before, the weather took a turn but…

Blue Skies, Beach, Food and an MT10!

  Back in the city, MT10 zone, and where things are more complicated… Glad to see a growing appreciation for local legends in the area too.   Having ridden the hills, city and the nights, it was time to hit the beach… Cody came to pick up the MT10 late that afternoon and the romance…

Couple of days in Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นย 

Spent a couple of days on the tail end of our time in Italy touring 2 up from Firenze through the Tuscan mountains and down to Cinque Terre on the coast and back.  Picked up the bike from the friendly folks at Tuscany Scooter rental The S1000XR and Multistrada weren’t available so it was an R1200RS.…

FRIDAY / MOUNTAIN DAY

Got out for a little touge running Friday.  650km odd and more than a little wet. But a great day with top wingmen and oodles of twisties! Cheers for the laughs Gents ๐Ÿ‘ You betcha!  Wasn’t cold so why not? Donned the rain gear and rolled.  Being the first day of the long weekend, the…

Kanto Twistybutt and Back!

Met some of the usual suspects and a gaggle of prospective Twistybutters at a nondescript convenience store nice and early to beat the summer heat. So nondescript that some found themselves in empty carparks, even the most experienced! With the wait, some were chomping at the bit to get going but most were happy wandering…