OK, I get it. Raising kids is hard. Harder than I thought. Much harder. Throw in work, the rainy season,
Stand pretty much anywhere in Nagoya with an elevated view and look northeast. You’ll see a small mountain range slowly being eaten away by a quarry.
When you think of big Japanese cities I doubt that mountain biking comes to mind. But if you know where to look even in the major urban sprawls you’ll be able to find potential trails.
I previously wrote about the camera gear I use when bike packing here but since the outdoor activities I do
Utsutsu Shrine is in my hometown of Kasugai, northeast of Nagoya and now is the best time of year to
Every now and then I get a strong desire to head out to Chausuyama (茶臼山), Urugi (売木), and Tenryu (天龍)