Tokyo to Hokkaido
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  Flying is definitely the fastest way to get from Tokyo to Hokkaido, but if you have a little extra time and don’t want to pack a bicycle into a cardboard box, taking a ferry from Oarai is a good … Read More

Simon Stanforth – The Man Behind Our Bikes
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In my late teens, after finishing school I started a career working in London. It quickly became apparent that there was a plan, a decade by decade format a person’s career should look like. My 20’s should be about finding … Read More

Calculating Spoke Length
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Building wheels can be an interesting undertaking, or a complete pain in the arse, depending on how you look at it.   Second Time Round Previously we posted an article about wheel building, I wrote this after building the wheels … Read More

Fly Fishing – Yudai The Rod Maker
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Split bamboo Rod making is an age old craft well over 100 years old, but the birthplace of this traditional technique is unclear as there are several claims between the English, French, American and Chinese makers. Before stepping into the … Read More

OUR EQUIPMENT
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We like to be comfortable and rely on our gear in all weather conditions, having a good quality tent, sleeping bag and mattress are essentials for us. Right now the road is our home, so we want to be as … Read More

OUR CLOTHES
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Our clothing is certainly on the minimal side of things, but still trying to cover a variety of weather conditions. To do this we use lots of layers, for warmth and rain. This is especially important in Japan a country … Read More

ELLIOT’S BIKE
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Elliot’s bicycle has already been put through its paces, cycling from Turkey to Malaysia set up as a classic expedition touring bicycle, with four panniers and a rack bag. Because of the frame design it was possible to change the … Read More

MAYU’S BIKE
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After cycling from South Africa to Japan on a second hand retro mountain bike, Mayu has been upgraded to a custom made touring bicycle that has been designed and made specifically for her size. Currently it is set up with … Read More

No More Running Time To Return To Normal Life
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Life is journey, right? That’s a pretty common saying, but how many of us really treat life as a journey, reminding ourselves of the now, the now that is constantly moving and leading us through our lives?   Travelling For … Read More

Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tour Review
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Maybe we are just adding another review praising our second set of marathon plus tours, but they are amazing, along with schwalbe’s other touring tires. Wanting to encourage schwalbe to keep these tires in their line up we thought we … Read More

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