Tim on June 12th, 2010

The weather was been great over the last week.  On Thursday of last week, I was able to finally explore the valley beyond the end of my normal Muromi River ride.  I had a good idea of where to go thanks to the help of Google Earth in navigating a path prior to the ride.  [...]

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Tim on June 1st, 2010

The forecast indicated that it was supposed to rain all day today…so, I wasn’t planning to ride.  I was busy with errands in the morning when it was sunny and then it became overcast in the afternoon.  I was finished with errands after returning from store around 3pm.  Since it was still nice outside, I [...]

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Tim on May 24th, 2010

I had to blow off some stress on Friday after spending 4 hrs at Immigration getting my Visa renewed.  It was 27 C and sunny outside and perfect for a bike ride.  I started on the regular Muromi River ride, but kept on going past the regular turn around point.  After 10 km, I headed [...]

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admin on May 9th, 2010

Today my wife, Sarah, and I took advantage of the great Sunday weather and went for a bike ride along the Muromi River. Along the ride, we saw people fishing in the river and one family had even setup a tent along the river with their kids running, splashing in the river naked. [...]

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admin on April 20th, 2010

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to join a biking & hiking tour in the northeast corner of Kyushu.  It all started on Friday night with a great dinner.  In the morning, we cycled 50 km and hiked for 2-3 hours in the middle of the day.  On Sat evening, we stopped at a [...]

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