Archive for July, 2014

Fantastic Fukui

Starting to know a few of the roads around Nagoya now but it would take years to explore them all. I set off to revisit route 157 in Gifu. I previously started down this road but turned back at what appeared to be road closed ahead type signage which I […]

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Trip to Toyama

It is rainy season here in Japan now but when the weather permits I am loading up the bike and heading out to explore. Most recently I went about as far north as possible in one day to Toyama district and enjoyed one of the best rides I have completed […]

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2014 Yamaha FJR1300 long term review

I have now completed a few tours and (70,000km as of 2019) on a 2014 FJR1300 and feel able to give a detailed view of the bike and talk about some its strengths and weaknesses. Please bear in mind my words relate to how the motorcycle fits my body and […]

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