Follow me on my restored 1947 Humber sports and my cycling companion Brian as we explore the countryside of rural Niigata ken such as small mountain villages, historic buildings, fantastic scenery, onsens, local cuisine. Cycling as it should be relaxed and enjoyable .
Favorite bicycle books
Around the world on a bicycle by Thomas Stevens
The Lost Cyclist: by David V. Herlihy
Across Asia on a bicycle : The journey of two American students from Constinople to Peking by thomas Gaskell, Jnr Allen & Michael W Perry
Collecting and Restoring Antique bicycles by G Donald Adams
King of the Road : An Illustrated history of Cycling by Andrew Ritchie ( out of print but well worth finding )
On your Bicycle: An Illustrated history of Cycling by James McGurn