Our friend Larry of New York City Motorcycles now lives in Japan. He reports from his first opportunity to ride with the Have Fun!! Flat Track club, that took place yesterday. Words and photos: Larry Morris (except where stated) Fuse Racing Kawasaki KSR135 Mini tracker and Kawasaki 250 on road racing wets Kawagoe, Japan 6 February 2022 It’s been a fair few years (in fact exactly a few years) since the stars aligned and I was able to get around an oval. Correction: a doughnut.
James 'Leftie' Smith reports from this week's Have Fun Flat Track!! event and Mooneyes HRCS in Japan. Thanks James! After ten years of annual pilgrimages to Japan for different reason from work and BMX trips, chopper shows and hangovers from hell. Felt good for this years agenda being Flattrack and eating awesome food with seasoning of those others things. Left London with only a carry-on backpack filled mostly of riding gear and in stark contrast to a sensible person taking
From 2008 to, I guess, 2012 or 2013, motorcycle blogs were such an important corner of the emerging new landscape of motorcycling. Ideas and experiences shared in a very different way to the prevailing Instagramification of motorcycle social media that is almost completely image led and all on the surface with none of the stories that blogs used to share. Sideburn posted a blog everyday for years on end, and continue to blog now, of course. I know this might sound like someon
Remember the Have Fun!! flat track crew from Japan that we featured on (and on the cover) of SB36? Sure you do! Well, they're having a big stand at the forthcoming Yokohama Mooneyes Hot Rod Custom Show, then the following two days they're hosting a flat track race meeting at Kawagoe (a train and short taxi ride away, if you're going to the show). ORDER SIDEBURN 36 #HaveFun #Japan #Sideburn36 #Kawagoe #Mooneyes