I know things have happened since then, but I’m still reeling from that incredible win on Friday. I have a lot to say about it, but I’m simultaneously speechless. To commemorate the event, though, I got my first tattoo… [Okay, not really...But the Hanseeno site is now live!] But I did soak up some Tokyo [...]
Entries Tagged as 'tokyo'
February 27th, 2013 · No Comments · tokyo
Some favorite links from this cx-filled month, with love, from Tokyo… – If you didn’t get enough of Cyclocross Tokyo, check out some of the rides spotted there by Cyclowired.jp. – If you’re a city bike/fixie fan, High Snobiety has a great photo editorial on Tokyo bikes. [Thanks, LC!] – I love that this Bottecchia [...]
February 21st, 2013 · 2 Comments · pro, tokyo
Bloggers are generally really weird. It takes one to know one, so trust me on this. The degree of weird varies, but anyone who chooses to spend their free time talking into an anonymous public space is either desperately lonely, has stunted social skills, or is too prideful to let go of the reality that [...]
January 15th, 2013 · 2 Comments · engrish, tokyo
Too good not to share. Have a good Wednesday!
January 6th, 2013 · No Comments · road rides, tokyo
It took a little mental arm-twisting, but it happened. My first outdoor ride of 2013. It took a while [a whole six days!], but colder temperatures and shorter days tend to reinforce my conviction that sometimes, it’s okay to never want to spend too much time outside the dimensions that enclose your bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, [...]
In any good action movie, some lesser spy, when captured, will grind his teeth into a hidden capsule of instant death upon capture. “Ha ha ha ha, you will DIE! You cannot stop us!!!” He laughs at the hero through his clenched teeth while foam bubbles up from a corner of his mouth. It’s a [...]
November 29th, 2012 · No Comments · races, tokyo
It’s been all ‘cross, ‘cross, ‘cross around here lately but I got a refreshing taste of my first love, track, last Friday. With Austin Horse in town for a race on dirt and on the first Red Bull Mini Drome event held in Tokyo, it promised – and delivered – on good times. Nearly 100 [...]
September 18th, 2012 · No Comments · road rides, style, tokyo
I would have at least shaved my legs. I would have at least shaved my legs, attempted to look a bit less tired, and washed my bike. I would have made some effort to seem more pro. The thing was, it was supposed to be a chilled-out ride. Natsuki-san and I had made plans to [...]