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Monday, August 1, 2016
My article on biking the Setouchi Shimanami Kaido at Metropolis
A view along the Shimanami Kaido.
One of our great pastimes since coming to Japan is bike touring. Unlike the flocks of cyclists that whiz along highways and byways here, we wear no spandex aboard sleek road bikes. We ride folding bikes and wear comfortable clothes with our trailers pulled along behind. These tours have been a source of great joy and adventure, even when it rains or the wind blows a bit too strong. Here is a short summary of our wanderings along one of the most glorious bike routes Japan has offered yet. Read all about it over here at Metropolis.