Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 12 of 12
  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    7
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Any Japanese language fixed gear forums?

    Does anyone know of a forum similar to LAfixed.com or Londonfgss.com for Tokyo? I would like to find a forum dedicated to the discussion of fixed wheel bikes in Japan.

  2. #2
    Senior Member indiglow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    199
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I believe there's gotta be some out there. Ive been meaning to look around for some as its also a good way to get some reading practice in while looking at some nice bikes. If you can read JAPNZ, I would think that Mixi would also have some stuff as well.
    ATM the only thing I can think of is PedalMafia

    http://pedalmafiablog.livedoor.biz/

    (Not 100% bikes, but...)

  3. #3
    Senior Member nateintokyo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Santa Barbara
    My Bikes
    SE Quadrangle, '82 Venus NJS, '03 Bianchi Pista, '86 P'sonic Mt Cat, Fat City Yo Eddy '91 + '93, B'cuda A2E, '86 Trek Elance 400, '88 Centurion D.Scott Expert, '88 Fisher Mt Tam (and no longer with me: SE OM Flyer, Umezawa/B-stone/Samson NJS)
    Posts
    1,508
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Mixi.

    There are a couple large pista communities. Lots of buying/selling too. That, and the various blogs.
    http://mixi.jp/view_community.pl?id=37727
    http://mixi.jp/view_community.pl?id=2256
    http://mixi.jp/view_community.pl?id=1284188

  4. #4
    Senior Member SingleSpeeDemon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Columbia, SC
    My Bikes
    Schwinn Peloton Pro, Colnago Master, Vision R40, Volae Club, Raleigh Record
    Posts
    1,958
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by nateintokyo View Post
    Mixi.

    There are a couple large pista communities. Lots of buying/selling too. That, and the various blogs.
    http://mixi.jp/view_community.pl?id=37727
    http://mixi.jp/view_community.pl?id=2256
    http://mixi.jp/view_community.pl?id=1284188
    You think they'd have the decency to do these sites in American. The nerve of these foreigners!
    My Current Bikes:

    • 1993 Giant Kronos
    • 1974 Zeus (in restoration)
    • Cruzbike Silvio

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    50
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    'merica

  6. #6
    Senior Member nateintokyo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Santa Barbara
    My Bikes
    SE Quadrangle, '82 Venus NJS, '03 Bianchi Pista, '86 P'sonic Mt Cat, Fat City Yo Eddy '91 + '93, B'cuda A2E, '86 Trek Elance 400, '88 Centurion D.Scott Expert, '88 Fisher Mt Tam (and no longer with me: SE OM Flyer, Umezawa/B-stone/Samson NJS)
    Posts
    1,508
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    man, I bought (here) and sold (there) Tadashi's Schwinn Madison using Mixi. Love them kiddos/

  7. #7
    Riding Engineer Tomo_Ishi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Tokyo
    My Bikes
    Kiyo Kiyo Kiyo
    Posts
    836
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Hey,

    I have been surfing around and found many stores are looking for English-speaking crews. Just wait around a bit, you might find English forums. So far I haven't find a place truly dedicated like this site. I am sceptical of places like Mixi and blogs. I think I am being too old-fashioned or something.

    Are there any independently hosted forums? I don't wanna be reading diaries.

    T

  8. #8
    :jarckass: deathhare's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Nashville
    Posts
    6,563
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    You can start your own Tokyo English forums.
    I dont know why no one has. I was going to but someone else should do it.

  9. #9
    Junior Member sillygoose's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    18
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by SingleSpeeDemon View Post
    You think they'd have the decency to do these sites in American. The nerve of these foreigners!
    funniest thing i've read in a week!

  10. #10
    どうでもいいよ
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    West Tokyo Japan
    Posts
    238
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Forums don't work well in Japan.
    You got your blogs or "social networking sites" like mixi which Nate has mentioned. Or, you got your anonymous posting sites like 2ch with some threads.

    Tomo Ishi:
    What places were looking for English staff? I could always use another part time job.
    Last edited by westokyo; 08-04-08 at 10:15 AM.

  11. #11
    :jarckass: deathhare's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Nashville
    Posts
    6,563
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Last week Blue Lug had a listing on their blog. They were looking for bilingual if possible.
    Found it... http://blogged.jugem.jp/?eid=565

  12. #12
    Riding Engineer Tomo_Ishi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Tokyo
    My Bikes
    Kiyo Kiyo Kiyo
    Posts
    836
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Hey,

    You got it, Deathhare. I thought they would want people with a lot of SKILLs, but the hardle doesn't seems like too high according to that posting.

    I don't really like anonymous posting place either. ... Oh well. I can come here all I want anyway. (I kinda come here to hear yal talk "AMERICAN!!!1" (got the mistype right too) cause I miss it. )

    T

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •