kii 2010

  1. Tour de Kii 2010

    Tour de Kii 2010

    Center of Osaka. 1-way 8-lane road - something my mind refuses to digest
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    This is why I don't like hearing the word "bidon" instead of water bottle
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Fixed gear 5-person tandem = 500 rpm?
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Draisine - is how you save weight on bicycle chain
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Cycling museum at Osaka - a little bit of history...
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Thomas has found a suitable replacement for his Cervelo R3
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Day 7. Leaving Wakayama and it's castle
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    The BIG Gate - entrance to Koya-san
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Show me your war face!
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Random sightseeing at Koya-san
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Next stop is Gomasan Sky Tower - from 0 to ~1200 meters above sea, our torture is finally over!
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Day 5 - tackling Mt. Gomadan, we're back in the mountains!
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    More rocky beaches of Shirahama
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Chilling out at Shirahama
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Catching some scenery on our way to Tanabe
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Ancient road of Kumano - good alternative to the busy rt.311
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Kumano Hongu Taisha (熊野本宮大社) gives us strength to push on to Shingu
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    We have reached the top, but not the end - now we have to walk down!
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    Another deceiving turn... we are not done walking yet
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    Tour de Kii 2010

    ~10 km of walking up, then down - our longest hikling adventure