|The Half-Fast Links
TokyoByBike by Byron Kidd offers articles on trends, laws and bike customization
CycleKyoto is a bilingual reference about cycling in Kyoto for tourists and commuters, first-time visitors and long-time residents.
Warren has a photo site dedicated to his photos from Half-Fast and TCC rides.
Rent a Bike offers extensive English info on rentals throughout Tokyo.
Japan Cycling Navigator is a bilingual online magazine offering advice on buying and rent ing bikes, camping and long trips.
Positivo Espresso is a blog with postings on routes around Kanto and other useful resources.
Facebook Page "Half Fast Cycling Tokyo" (cool for sharing and tagging pictures)
Half Fast Cycling Movie Channel on YouTube for our videos and whatnot.
Tokyo Cycling Club BBS contains a wealth of useful information, if you can find it. Several Half Fast riders also take part in TCC discussions, and vice versa.
G.S.Astuto - Wheelbuilding and service, customized made-to-fit bikes and cycling wear. Mechanical service and rentals also available on request. Convenient Akasaka location. English and Japanese OK!
If you want a professional bike fitting in Tokyo, talk to Hiroyasu Aoyama at Sports Bike HiRoad in Musashi-koyama.
Y's Road has branches in Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ikebukuro, Tameike, Akihabara and lots of other locations around Tokyo and Yokohama.
Nalsima Frend (sic) in Gaienmae is good on price and can't be beaten on helpfulness. Many bikes in stock. Lots of parts and accessories.
The Pink Cow in Shibuya is where we hold our monthly meetings, go on dates, check out cool and strange music, etc.
Fujiya Ramen Emporium - at Otarumi-toge, the Mt. Takao road pass. This is where we go when we go to Takao for ramen.
Stefano Kagurazaka is one of the best Italian restaurants in Tokyo. Take your special one there for a wonderful dinner.
Turnip in Hanno. Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays. Nice pizza although they may run out if you go with a large group!
 Getting around Tokyo by bike
 Buying a bike
 Odaiba ride
 Haneda ride
Japan Times Article (9 July 2011)
John Greenfield on Cycling Adventures: Tokyo, "Momentum", May 2010.
HFC in "The Daily Yomiuri", May 2008
HFC in "Fitness Japan", May 2005
HFC in International Herald Tribune, March 2005
Act Three - Don Morton's travelblog
Cycling Tokyo - a beautiful photography site by Patrick and Marc
My Tokyo Life - a photo report on the 2007 Hanami ride by Kristina
Riding High - Sumie's blog
10 Temples - Vicki's book about cycle touring in Kamakura
Velocipedia has a nice section on getting started
Sheldon Brown's site has almost everything you could ever need to know
Bicycle Maintenance at Tom Driemeyer's site
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