In early March, I rode out to Ome in West Tokyo and I made a video as I rode over Umegaya Pass. The pass is not particularly large and the video is sped up 2.5x.
On my revent trip to Nozawa, I used the GoPro to get a video of the trip down on the Gondola. The scenery over the valley was really beautiful. Of particular interest to be was the variation in climate. The mountains on the left side of the shot have just about no snow on them […]
The CEO’s birthady is March 11th and consequnetly, the company depanneur was running a special offer that anyone who got a total purchase of 311yen would recieve a special gift. It took about ten minutes of walking around the store to get the total just right and also required me to purchase things that I […]
Stock holder benefits are one of Japan’s hidden secrets of shopping. Most public companies offer some soft of reward to their stock holders and this is often in the form of rebates at their shop. L-Breath is a popular outdoor shop in Tokyo and it’s parent company (Xebio) is public and it offers 10% and […]
Distance: 107.8km Total Elevation Change: 1,232m Time: 4:28:16 Average Speed: 24.1kph Strava Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/508882801 Chiba offers a refreshing change from Tokyo especially in the winter where it is a few degrees warmer. I usually drive to the rest stop in Minami-boso where I can park the car for free and start riding from there. The Kawatsu Sakura […]