After a long stint away, I visited my Minoh mates again. They weren’t thirsty though.
Shinobi is Back!
Watch out for this Ninja, once again sneaking around the hills of Kawanishi.
Return from USA
Nogu’s back with his new white steed and plenty of other stuff.
Pioneered by young Japanese hoons – the stupidly long swingarm Yamaha.
Bata San as colour-coordinated as ever. Trek’s Project 1 options have made a lot of fashion-minded folk happy.
Drunken trouble makers on the streets of Fukushima.
Back to basic tatami. The only way on 30 degree nights.
Even little green frogs need isotic refreshments.
Velo Canberra kit makes it’s debut in Japan, worn by an idiot!
I had an interview with Korea’s no.1 bike mag, appropriately named ‘The Bike’, all done in Japanese funnily enough.
While I’m still not cool enough to ride a fixie and wear hipster kit, I still got a 4-page write-up. I still don’t know what they wrote though!
Feeling very cut post-race.
He may have roadie kit, but Takenouchi’s back!
Trying to get back up there after a faulty start gun stuffed me up. The pile up came a bit later. The start of many issues.
Ready to hit it up after ages without racing, but many weeks of hard training. Not race fit, but fit and feeling good.
“I’ll have another”
Round 5 at our team breakfast in Hakuba.
Little Lion Man
Waiting for the train to the zoo.
‘M’, no not ‘S’.
Lama and panda.
Chasing Japanese tail.
Takeguchi getting horny.
Wild animals in Osaka.
A rare fun bit on a Japanese race course.
I found this beer swiller on the river on a 40 degree day.
What happens to a sweaty helmet when you go away for a month during Japan’s wet season?