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Stunning [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 10-24-2007 02:20
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I would love to take a motorcycle through the mountain roads in Japan! How was the traffic JMU? Hope you're having fun there =P
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Re: Stunning [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 10-25-2007 03:36
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Traffic wasn't too bad, I honestly was expecting much worse. The thing that got me was how aggressive motorcycle riders are in Japan. Scooters were often buzzing by me on both sides in slow to medium speed traffic and there were guys lane splitting at full speed on the highway. Now I know where Nitro Nori learned to make his trademark daring last moment passes.

I would kind of like to do a good motorcycle tour through Japan but the roads in the country are a little bit scary sometimes. The road will narrow down in places to maybe 1.5 lanes wide (if that) and that is pretty scary when you're going around a blind turn. I'm sure there are some good motorcycle touring routes out there though. Maybe next time I come out here I can get a bike on loan from Honda and do some touring.


 
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