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Foxed In The Head: Cycling To All Inari Shrines In Tokyo’s 23 Wards – #4 Katsushika

#4. Katsushika Cycling may be something that I love to do but I’m not really one who goes for a ride without some kind of aim whether it be to a restaurant, a sight or just my workplace. With that … Continue reading

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A Cycle Ride To Dinosaur Bridge (a.k.a Tokyo Gate Bridge)

When it comes to bridges in Tokyo there is only ever really one that gets a mention and that’s Rainbow Bridge. No real surprise there I guess as it offers a picture perfect postcard view of Tokyo city and is … Continue reading

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Crash ‘N Burn: My Wheels Of Misfortune

If the ‘Fast & Furious‘ franchise has taught us anything then it’s that humans can survive the most unbelievable accidents and come out of the wreckage with just a few scars to show for it!! Whilst my accident wasn’t quite … Continue reading

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The Lowdown On Tokyo’s Most Restrictive Tunnel

  Cycling around Japan is a great way of truly experiencing the sights but there is one thing which is never nice and that’s tunnels. Thanks to ‘A Ride In The Neon Sun: A Gaijin In Japan‘ by Josie Dew (1999), I … Continue reading

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Cycling The ‘Ten Shrines of Tokyo’ In One Day

Only a couple of weeks ago did I say the words “I’m not really a temple or shrine person” after my trip around YaNeSen where I went to Nezu Jinja Shrine. It was whilst doing my research on that place … Continue reading

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Cycling Kanda River In One Day

You can read ‘Cycling Kanda River In One Day’ – Prelude’ here. Within a few seconds of cycling alongside the river I stop at Yanagibashi which, according to the article that this ride was based on, was a red light district … Continue reading

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Cycling Kanda River In One Day – Prelude

Last year I read an article about cycling the length of Kanda River at a time when I was racking my brain to try and come up with a new Tokyo cycling challenge. In some ways I didn’t think it … Continue reading

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Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt III

You can read ‘Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt II’ here. So having taken about 35 minutes to get to Disneyland I leave it behind just before 1pm having had perhaps one of the most pointless trips that … Continue reading

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Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt II

You can read ‘Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt I’ here. With 10 of the Top 25 already covered I leave Hibiya Park and cycle the short distance to Ginza for the next three places. The Sony Building … Continue reading

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Cycling Tokyo’s Top 25 Sights…In One Day Pt I

The Japanese have a bit of a reputation for their ‘click and tick’ method of sightseeing on package tour holidays around the world. Now I’m also no stranger to this kind of travelling as proved by my trips to Asia, … Continue reading

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