December 19, 2016 Cruise

東海シクロクロス 第4戦 各務ヶ原アウトドアフィールド C1 At last, after finally getting my upgrade from my win in the last Tokai CX race, I have my C1 (cat-1) debut race here in Japan! My broken thumb was starting to heal, and I have been able to train more lately, so I was feeling good…

November 7, 2016 Cruise

東海シクロクロス 第2戦 ワイルドネイチャープラザ A couple of weeks ago I had a really bad crash while training, and that really set me back both physically and mentally. My biggest injury was a broken thumb, which didn’t mean I couldn’t train, but I simply lost all of my motivation to train and…

October 11, 2016 Cruise

東海シクロクロス 第1戦 ふれあいパークほうらい At last, cross season is here! A few weeks ago, I committed to racing CX this season by buying a new cyclocross bike from Planet X. My region of Japan is known as the Tokai region, which mainly includes Aichi, Gifu, Shizuoka, and Mie prefectures. We have a cyclocross…