Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Cycle Cross Race at Shonai Park

A Sunday full of sweat and pain. The usual suspects gathered last weekend for a day of racing at Shonai Park. Needless to say, I finished next to last. I was trying to be last. Better luck next time. Here's a video I made of the event.

Saturday, March 28, 2009


Some more picts from the Himakajima trip. Gotta make plans for another ride down there soon.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Himakajima - Continued

The ride down to Himaka Island was alot of fun and the NUTs riders were up to their usual antics. The free Sake samples in the Handa city Sake museum was probably not a good idea, but it sure was tasty! Riebo did a great job organizing the ride and getting us transportation to the Island as well as reseving the rooms and dinner at the Ryokan. The Chita peninsular is a fun and fairly easy ride and good for a two day trip. I think I'll plan another ride down there later this Spring.

Road trip! - Himakajima

Friday morning, 11 NUTs met at Chita Handa station and spent the day cycling down the coast of the Chita peninsular. The winds were out of control but we made it safely to the southern tip to catch a water taxi across to Himaka Island. I'll post photos of the ryokan we stayed in and some of the blow fish we ate that night.

Monday, March 16, 2009

The Great Penis Festival Ride

Yesterday's ride to the Annual Tagata Shrine Penis festival went swell. The NUTs cycling group rode up to the Shrine with a short food stop by the old Nagoya airport runway to watch a jet land. The festival was crowded and boisterous as usual and things penis-like were well represented. Next Friday the group is riding down to Chita for an overnight stay at a seaside inn. Items on the menu that night include beer and fugu (poisonous puffer fish, yum!) I've uploaded more videos from the event on my YouTube page. See the right side for links to the page.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Tagata Shrine Festival - Shlong Party!

It's that time of the year again. This Sunday I'll be riding up to the Tagata Shrine in Komaki City for the annual fertility festival. Meeting place is at Circles Bike shop at 9AM. If you enjoy watching ladies take turn riding atop of a large wooden penis, then join the fun. The weather looks good but chilly for Sunday. Check out my event calendar for details.