Tag Archives: しまなみ海道

June 18

A bridge (and a saddle) too far

Starting the day lugging your bike about in a bag isn’t fun. Even less fun after the Japan Rail Shikoku staff the previous night had given me grief about my saddle sticking out of my bike bag – as per the bike bag instructions. In order to take your bike on a train in Japan, […]

May 30

Setting out

Onomichi  (尾道) is the starting point of the Shimanami Kaido (しまなみ海道), a road route from Honshu to Shikoku via several small islands that is popular with cyclists. A full post about my two-day adventure on the Shimanami-kaido will follow shortly.