Toaster Bikes

Toaster Bikes

While Panasonic’s bike manufacture has served cyclists on many high-profile races, some enthusiasts still tease it it as “toaster bikes.” After having produced more than 15 million bikes over the last…

Panasonic CB4000

Panasonic CB4000

This 1993 model of Panasonic’s CB4000 is a classic cross bike that combines…

Torii Tunnel

Torii Tunnel

Its iconic looks have attracted millions of visitors every year, making Kyoto’s…

Classic Bike FAQ

Classic Bike FAQ

An FAQ that focuses on maintenance advice for MTB and hybrids from…

Touch of Blue

Touch of Blue

“Twinkling silver with a touch of blue” sings Tatsuro Yamashita in his classic Christmas Eve tune. It pretty much sums up what some Tokyo areas look like during wintertime. That Japan has elaborate Christmas…

Mountain Huts

Mountain Huts

Its expansive network of marked trails, cable cars, and mountain huts make the…

Battleship Island

Battleship Island

If it was not for its strict access regulations, Gunkanjima could have been…

Tokyo Trivia

Tokyo Trivia

The Japanese capital shows some quirky superlatives, like having the highest density of…

Crimson Capital

Crimson Capital

Kyoto has hundreds of temple and shrine gardens spread out across the city, making it…

Plastic Love

Plastic Love

Can you think of a pop song that received an official music video from its…