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 on a 2014 FJR1300 and feel able to give a long term 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 my riding style. Twisty […]

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