• Cycling
  • Great Journey by Giant

    It looks like it might only be sold in Japan and possibly a few other countries but the Great Journey 2 from Giant looks like a great bike for touring and the price is right at about 900$CAN (800$US) and includes the bike, front and back racks, and 4 bags. Thanks Kenny for mentioning it […]

  • Cycling
  • Bicycle for touring

    I will have to buy a new bicycle for my one month tour coming up in a month and a half. I will have to buy a new bicycle. Currently the brands that are looking good are Giant and Marin. Many people have said good things about both brands. I am hoping that I can […]

  • Cycling
  • Good luck Okuchi!

    I met my friend who is just starting to embark on his trip around Japan and then followed by a trip around the world for 5 years. It made me start thinking about my trip around Western Japan in May. His 5 year trip makes my 1 month trip seem so short. I also had […]