Posts Tagged with "bicycle"

What to do if you lose your bike key

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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What to do if you lose your bike key

In Japan, your bike is very important. So don’t lose your bike key, ok? / / / / / / / /First off, you should have a spare key someplace. They usually give you two or three keys when you buy the bike. I had two keys. But then I lost one, and then I […]

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How to park your bike…in a bunker

Sunday, October 17, 2010

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How to park your bike…in a bunker

Recently, I discovered a secret facility buried right beneath my feet. / / / /It all starts with this unassuming structure, near the Kumegawa train station: / / / /Looking inside, I found a mysterious staircase: / / / /There was a narrow ramp so you could walk down with your bike. (I wonder if […]

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How to Park Your Bike…with Robots

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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How to Park Your Bike…with Robots

Here’s how to park your bike…with robots / / / / / / / /(Actually, my use of the word “robots” makes almost no sense at all; these things have exactly one moving part and it’s not very autonomous anyways. But…whatever! I can use cool-sounding names if I like.) / / / /First, you find […]

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How to Park Your Bike

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

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How to Park Your Bike

Welcome to the TMIJ post entitled “How to Park Your Bike”. This is the obligatory intro paragraph, where I say something broad and sweeping about bicycles in Japan before moving on to the actual details. Ok, moving on: / / / /First, let”s note that bikes are really popular: / / / / / / […]

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Bicycle!

Saturday, April 17, 2010

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Bicycle!

Judging from my posts on Orientation, you might surmise that I’m having a bad time in Japan. I’m actually having a great time, which is why I added those little disclaimer notices to the top. Sometimes complaints are funny, ok? Anyway, here’s one thing I’m not complaining about: bicycles. / / / / / / […]

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