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Forum: Touring
07-28-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,454
Posted By waddo

Ultralight and just normal light camping gear is...

Ultralight and just normal light camping gear is not living like a hobo. Nor does it involve uncooked food etc. Also, nothing to do with distance rode in a day. Those who have experience hiking and...
Forum: Touring
05-11-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,290
Posted By waddo

Make you own routes. Research places to visit and...

Make you own routes. Research places to visit and camp and then find suitable empty roads to join them up using google earth and maps street view. Not sure why anyone would just follow a route some...
Forum: Touring
04-04-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By waddo

When you set up camp, there is lot's of time and...

When you set up camp, there is lot's of time and not much to do (smartphone notwithstanding). Cooking some simple food passes the time, is fun, and allows you to eat at the time you want vis-a-vis...
Forum: Touring
03-21-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By waddo

In actual fact those churches were built on...

In actual fact those churches were built on remote islands because Christians were persecuted and killed; and so they fled to safely build their churches. On the mainland (Kyushu) houses had secret...
Forum: Touring
03-13-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By waddo

bike camping in western japan

Somewhat out of the ordinary, for those interested.

https://youtu.be/vqV8lJuSiRE
Forum: Touring
11-20-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By waddo

Your post: fail

Your post: fail
Forum: Touring
11-15-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By waddo

Biking, hiking and camping in Nikko national park

More for the hikers and campers than bikers, but still worth watching.

https://youtu.be/NKadGqjPGHc
Forum: Touring
11-10-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,977
Posted By waddo

Who appointed you officer in residence? I suggest...

Who appointed you officer in residence? I suggest you learn about wild camping and respecting the environment. And I will be watching for you next time you park your car illegally to nip into a shop.
Forum: Touring
11-10-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,977
Posted By waddo

Many things are prohibited. Practice leave no...

Many things are prohibited. Practice leave no trace camping and you never did it.
Forum: Touring
11-08-21, 05:49 AM
Forum: Touring
10-30-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By waddo

Part two of Tohoku Japan now ready to view

https://youtu.be/AAXIdj6HVGU
Forum: Touring
10-25-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By waddo

New video

For those interested, episode one of our summer northern Japan tour is now online.

Summer northern japan tour
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By waddo

New Japan tour video for those interested

https://youtu.be/6OE7a_IwnaE
Forum: Touring
06-22-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,057
Posted By waddo

Panniers are just tried and tested and common...

Panniers are just tried and tested and common sense. Everything else is a solution looking for a problem.
Forum: Touring
04-22-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By waddo

No, just a normal mount. I believe the camera has...

No, just a normal mount. I believe the camera has optical as well as digital stabilisation, so in addition to better sound who video is smoother than other action cams. For the last 2 years or so I...
Forum: Touring
04-22-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,491
Posted By waddo

Arkel also make waterproof bags.

Arkel also make waterproof bags.
Forum: Touring
04-22-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By waddo

I will not talk about the old ones (camera on...

I will not talk about the old ones (camera on helmet???!!!) but for all the newer 4k videos, I have a Sony FDR X3000 action cam. It is not waterproof but has the best mics of any action camera. I try...
Forum: Touring
04-17-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By waddo

I live in Japan and the Tip of Hokkaido to Kyushu...

I live in Japan and the Tip of Hokkaido to Kyushu I believe is a bad idea unless you have at least two years. I have seen vids on youtube of such journeys and they just ride and ride and miss...
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By waddo

New Shodoshima Japan tour video for those interested

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m7QMMgyRUo
Forum: Touring
01-19-21, 05:23 PM
Forum: Touring
12-21-20, 09:15 PM
Forum: Touring
12-09-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By waddo

new Hokkaido video for those interested

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8Ua4g2xtbs
Forum: Touring
10-01-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By waddo

Go alone or find a real friend locally. Months...

Go alone or find a real friend locally. Months with a perfect stranger is just asking for trouble.
Forum: Touring
09-08-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By waddo

My wife switched her LHT to mustachio bars. The...

My wife switched her LHT to mustachio bars. The main reason was, nothing needed replacing. They are, after all, just drop bars that are stretched out. She is extremely happy with them and now her...
Forum: Touring
08-01-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,822
Posted By waddo

Hokkaido trip

For those interested, next Wednesday we will go on a 3 week tour of Hokkaido, Japan. We usually post evening and morning photos of our wild camping sites on instagram: y.hojo
Forum: Touring
06-06-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,329
Posted By waddo

Short day ride to the mountains of Western Tokyo

After two months and counting working from home, we need exercise in prep for our summer tour. Hachioji castle ruins is one of the most haunted places in Japan--so they say. We have camped here twice...
Forum: Touring
12-13-19, 07:35 AM
Forum: Touring
08-29-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By waddo

Surly LHT wheel question conclusion

Just like to thank the people who offered ideas and saved me from buying a new wheel. I took it to a good bike shop and they discovered the hub was rusty as hell as were all the bits inside (I no...
Forum: Touring
06-25-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,981
Posted By waddo

I think you are wrong. Watch any of my videos on...

I think you are wrong. Watch any of my videos on youtube (waddo) for even a couple of minutes and you will see the feeling of the tour is captured.
Forum: Touring
06-19-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,981
Posted By waddo

If you are not willing to invest time and perhaps...

If you are not willing to invest time and perhaps money in learning how to edit, then forget it. Also, 4k video may be too much for you computer to handle, so 1080 is ok. My 4k video of Shikoku in...
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