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Izu Touring 2008


The muse isn’t moving me to write a real touring report, but we had another great ride, mostly along the same route as last year.
This time, my old friend Kaze joined us from Osaka, and we got some great shots with his helmet cam despite the overcast. Unfortunately, the clouds mean that you can’t see the Pacific Ocean on both sides of the peninsula, but I think it turned out OK.

Hirayu Onsen Touring 2006 (English)


Last weekend we made our yearly trip up to the mountains of Gifu Prefecture for the Club SPLENDOR Hirayu Onsen Touring.
We haven’t had any really cold weather yet this fall, so the foliage wasn’t quite as spectacular as in previous years, but we had perfect riding weather and the roads, as always, were exhilirating.
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