Saturday 31 October 2015
A few more photos taken at the brilliant Vigore shop in Kyoto earlier this month...
Tucked away was this very vintage, full Campag road bike belonging to the store owner...
And this rather rare curiosity with a full Mavic Zap electronic shifting groupset...
Our personal favourite was this raw painted 26" ATB Tourer being set up for one lucky customer...
No ifs, no buts, go to Vigore. A superb friendly shop steeped in cycling history still making some very nice bikes for modern riders.
Friday 30 October 2015
Thursday 29 October 2015
Some great shots from last weekend's Saitama Criterium sent over by our good friend Hiroshi. All the TDF big boys were there including the all powerful Team Sky and the ever changing Chris Froome...
A very big thank you to Hiroshi for sharing these photos.
Wednesday 28 October 2015
Tuesday 27 October 2015
So last Sunday was the first race of the Kansai Cyclocross season taking place on the shores of Lake Biwa in Shiga prefecture. It would be Fixed in Nara's first CX race too. A 5:30AM departure from Nara with Mike driving got us to the race venue just as the course was being set up...
|A beautiful setting for a cross race.|
|Testach x Van.|
|Toshio-san, still smiling!|
A chance to walk the long, technical course...
|Mikey is so pro.|
|Switchbacks on sand be evil.|
|Pick a line.|
|Loneliness of the long distance cyclocross rider.|
|Careful on those corners.|
Some riders were making it look easy...
|Either he's aiming for second place or it means go away in olde English sign language.|
|Cornering like a pro.|
|A Koga "Beachracer" possibly the perfect bike for the conditions.|
|Dogs at cross.|