Coming up in around a month is this years annual Skyline festival at Fuji speedway. Its a model specific version of the more famous Nismo festival and skyline lovers wet dream.
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One of the many random spots discovered from late night aimless wandering was DMC – Dootech Motor Care. My attention was initially gained from a partly disassembled Ferrari receiving some repairs. European supercars don’t get my taste buds tingling but for a shop to be trusted with such a repair it implies there is something special about their standards. Check the shelves in the back of the workshop.
Our hard drives are overflowing with content, folders of original photos and coverage from Japan, adding to that are wall papers, internet finds and local event coverage. There’s no excuse for limited posts here so we have decided that at minimum the TOR blog will get weekly love. If time permits we will throw in some extras between the larger features. Jump in the seat and belt up for some original low down content.
Embarking on a search for upgarage and autobacs second hand stores is the perfect excuse to pack the bike and head to an area far off the tourist maps. Armed with a few a4 prints and mobile phone photos of rail stations and major intersections, a backpack of camera gear and the desire to get lost I boarded the first of three trains needed to make the journey.
Nothing much needs to be said… its an amazing video!
Continuing on from part one at Top Secret….. I didn’t really have any idea where I was in relation to public transport, no internet in sight. This is what I planned for in Japan, getting lost somewhere far from home and hopefully making the midnight last train. I had optimistically printed out maps to two Up Garages hoping to have time to make it to at least one.
Continue reading ‘Picture this… (Part 2/2)’
My maiden voyage to Japan ended only a matter of days ago, the next is already in the planning stage. Due to the huge density of the main cities (Tokyo: 5,751 persons per square kilometre compared to Sydney with a mere 345) there are so many things you can miss by not looking around one more corner. I left with the intention of deliberately getting lost, aimlessly walking in a place where I had absolutely no idea which way was north let alone where I had started from, and the plan worked well. Below are some of the gems in encountered randomly wandering.