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KONBINI
KONBINI
In Japanese, a Konbini ( コンビニ, Sometimes romanized as Kombini, Combini or Conbini) is short for convenience store. Usually open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, these supermarket are found on almost every street corner of major Japanese cities and common in rural areas as well.When bike touring in Japan, ...
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A NIGHT RIDE IN SINGAPORE - FIXED GEAR
A NIGHT RIDE IN SINGAPORE – FIXED GEAR
We were in Singapore for work when we were invited for a night ride with local fixed gear riders. The whole ride lasted from 9pm to 3am and the route covered roughly about a quarter of Singapore. Having ridden a fixie ...
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STEEL VINTAGE BIKES
STEEL VINTAGE BIKES
Focusing on classic bicycles from the 50s to the 90s, Steel Vintage Bikes offers a wide range of services including an online shop, a showroom, a workshop, bike rentals and café! When we visited Berlin, we noticed that the shop consisted of ...
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GOGO HELLCROSS
GOGO HELLCROSS
Last November, we had paid a visit to Tournai, Belgium to experience the GOGOOO Hellcross. It's hard to describe what the race entails but one important detail is that the money raised from the race goes towards BELGIAN BRAIN TUMOR SUPPORT ...
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HOTEL CYCLE OF ONOMICHI U2
HOTEL CYCLE OF ONOMICHI U2
About an hour away from Hiroshima, the city of Onomichi is located at the north end of Shimanami Kaido (also called the Nishiseto Expressway). Many cyclists will visit Onomichi with the intention of riding Shimanami Kaido and Hotel Cycle, which ...
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SWIFT CAMPOUT 2016 X FARRIDE MAGAZINE
SWIFT CAMPOUT 2016 X FARRIDE MAGAZINE
When the good people at Swift Industries invited us to be their media partner for Swift Campout in 2016, we were more than happy to oblige. Swift Campout is an annual bike-packing event that brings a community of bikers together ...
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HOTEL CLASKA
HOTEL CLASKA
Originally built in the 1970s, CLASKA Hotel in the heart of Meguro, Tokyo was renovated in 2003 to become the boutique hotel it is today. With only 21 rooms in the entire venue, each room is sleek, beautifully designed and ...
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GENTLE GIANT
GENTLE GIANT
While riding in Christchurch, New Zealand, we stopped at a newly opened café on 158 Ferry Road. Called Gentle Giant,  we found out it is also known as the big brother of Istitu Café, Owned by sisters May and Ji Shin, Gentle ...
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Firefly
Firefly
Firefly Bicycles undoubtedly produces some of the finest custom titanium bicycles on the market. Started up by Jamie Medeiros, Tyler Evans, and Kevin Wolfsen back in January of 2011, the business launched in Boston; right in the heart of New ...
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DALSLANDRUNT16
DALSLANDRUNT16
All that I could think about on my way to Dalsland was “it’s not a race but it’s a race pace” that somebody said about the last years Dalsland runt. Dalsland runt is an independent three-day-event, originally hosted by Vänersborgs ...
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SF to LA
SF to LA
Prologue:Five months ago I was sitting in my room chatting with my closet cycling friends. We got on the topic of riding from San Francisco to Home (Orange County).  600 miles of jaw-dropping beauty on some of the best roads ...
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SHIFTER BIKES
SHIFTER BIKES
Dan Hale of Shifter Bikes is considered the top bike mechanic, not only in Melbourne, but in all of Australia. Located on the outskirts of South Melbourne, Shifter Bikes is where Dan builds wheels and caters to customers who need Dan’s ...
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