Cape Sata (佐多岬) – Mission Complete (任務を成し遂げる)

Cape Sata (佐多岬, Sata Misaki) is the southernmost point of the mainland of Japan and my main objective. With overwhelming joy, I can say after 8hours of solid riding, +2,000m of elevation (1,300m of which was in the final 30kms) and a completed Halo audiobook, I managed to roll into Cape Misaki blaring my motivation … Continue reading Cape Sata (佐多岬) – Mission Complete (任務を成し遂げる)

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Izu Peninsula (伊豆半島), Shizuoka

After waking up to an empty bottle in a brown paper bag, I grabbed a few power sticks (bananas) from the local and started my journey towards Izu Peninsula (伊豆半島). As mentioned before it's renowned by the Japanese to have the 'prettiest' beaches on the mainland. I rode my bike just getting out of the … Continue reading Izu Peninsula (伊豆半島), Shizuoka

Chiba Coast and Mount Nokogiri (鋸山), Chiba

The temperature and humidity have definitely picked up over the last week as I head further south. Roughly 28 degrees and 80% so it's hard to ever feel dry when you're on or off the bike. Riding along the coast, I was hoping to find something with a few waves. Towards the end of my … Continue reading Chiba Coast and Mount Nokogiri (鋸山), Chiba