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Forum: Introductions
10-13-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By stewartt1982

Welcome. Nice to meet you. - from another...

Welcome. Nice to meet you.
- from another living-in-Japan user
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,553
Posted By stewartt1982

I mostly ride solo and am generally fine with...

I mostly ride solo and am generally fine with someone hoping on my wheel for a bit as long as they let me do the same if they pass me (and I have an interest in drafting them)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20,544
Views: 4,813,146
Posted By stewartt1982

I'm always buying little bits and bobs, but one...

I'm always buying little bits and bobs, but one thing that I've somehow never invested in was a rain jacket. Either decided not to ride, or more often than not, head out and knowingly get soaked.
...
05-21-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,803
Posted By stewartt1982

I've not ridden hundreds of thousands of miles...

I've not ridden hundreds of thousands of miles riding, but over the last 15 years of cycling I had never had a cable break ... until earlier this year when my FD cable snapped just as I was about to...
Forum: Introductions
04-25-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By stewartt1982

Hello from Japan and former Winnipeg resident...

Hello from Japan and former Winnipeg resident (among many other places)! Welcome!



I heard from an ex-colleague a day or two ago that the weather had taken a turn towards the cold, and snow.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-22, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27,251
Views: 17,835,053
Posted By stewartt1982

My current road bike is based on a velobuild...

My current road bike is based on a velobuild vb-r-077 frame. Not pretty or fancy but works well enough for me at this time.

The rest of the bike consists mostly of bits already owned from a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,742
Posted By stewartt1982

I live in western Tokyo. Cycling weather is...

I live in western Tokyo. Cycling weather is generally quite good in that it allows cycling for the entire year.

The mountains strip much of the moisture out of the skies (with it falling as snow...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 564,224
Posted By stewartt1982

I've lived in a number of countries and this post...

I've lived in a number of countries and this post does not encompass them all, but one constant is seems is taking photos of empty roads:

Canada, Winnipeg area:...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 471,481
Posted By stewartt1982

Apparently, despite my most common cycling routes...

Apparently, despite my most common cycling routes following rivers, I almost never take photos of my bike with water in the background. Anyway two photos with the Tamagawa river in the background as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,510
Posted By stewartt1982

This is basically me as well. I like smaller...

This is basically me as well. I like smaller frames but have sideshow bob feet ie. long and narrow. My current road bike has some overlap. During normal riding, even steep and long climbs, I don't...
Forum: Introductions
04-14-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By stewartt1982

Hello from Tokyo (Fussa)

I've been a member for a couple of years (mostly as a lurker) and have been reading the forums posts for even longer (definitely lurking) but just noticed now that I've never posted an introduction....
04-14-22, 03:03 AM
Replies: 19,844
Views: 2,488,102
Posted By stewartt1982

Technically lastnight as I am doing almost all my...

Technically lastnight as I am doing almost all my riding in the evening after 10pm (young child + working from home = hard to get out during the day).

Did my normal route along the Tamagawa here...
Forum: Asia
06-21-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By stewartt1982

I've lived in my home country of Canada (New...

I've lived in my home country of Canada (New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba), Germany, UK and Japan. Generally commuting is pretty safe as drivers are reasonably well trained. My gut feeling is much...
Forum: Asia
07-10-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,129
Posted By stewartt1982

Technically registering your bike is mandatory,...

Technically registering your bike is mandatory, and all sold in Japan should be registered (for instance when you buy a bike here typically you do a bit of paperwork at the shop and get it registered...
Forum: Asia
07-10-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,129
Posted By stewartt1982

I'm going to find a Japanese language road...

I'm going to find a Japanese language road cycling forum or social media space and ask. Will report what I discover.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,665
Posted By stewartt1982

I've been slightly dreading hills since moving...

I've been slightly dreading hills since moving back to Japan this year. I'm currently waiting for a frame to be delivered, delayed by coronavirus, but I've been looking forward/dreading mountain...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,016
Posted By stewartt1982

Good to know they might not be great for those...

Good to know they might not be great for those that require more voluminous shoes. As a person with Sideshow Bob feet (ie. narrow and long) I struggle to find shoes where I do not suffer from too...
Forum: Asia
05-30-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,129
Posted By stewartt1982

Registering your self built bike in Japan

I was wondering if anyone has experience registering a bike they built themselves in Japan. I'm putting together a new road bike from an existing groupset that I own, rims, and a new frame. Of course...
Forum: Asia
05-30-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By stewartt1982

I'm in Japan, though no where near you, in Tokyo....

I'm in Japan, though no where near you, in Tokyo. Still waiting for my frame to be shipped so not riding yet (I'm doing the dreaded "running" now). I used to ride a lot when I previously lived in...
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