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Byron Kidd
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Attended University of Tasmania
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The Gaman Spirit: Why Cycling Works in Tokyo
Late last year I had the pleasure of working with producer Joe Baur and the Cycling Embassy of Japan on this wonderful Streetfilm entitled "The Gaman Spirit: Why Cycling Works in Tokyo". Over the course of three chilly winter days we guided Joe around the c...
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14 percent of all trips? Wow to even get one or two here in Canada or the US would be simply amazing.
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Come join us at the “Bikes Vs Cars” film premiere in Tokyo on January 31st! http://www.tokyoweekender.com/events/bikesvscars/
The Cycling Embassy of Japan will host the Japanese premiere of "Bikes vs Cars". From bike activists in Sao Paulo and Los Angeles, fighting for safe bike l
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New Years Ride with the Cycling Embassy of Japan in Tokyo
On January 4th the Cycling Embassy of Japan rang in the new year with a social ride on a relatively car free route to Lake Tama on the border of Tokyo and Saitama. Lake Tama Ride from Cycling Embassy Japan on Vimeo . The ride came about quite by accident as...
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Zombie Raccoon spotted out for a run in Tokyo today.
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Join us on a leisurely ride along the river, quiet roads and kilometers of dedicated cycle paths to Lake Tama. An easy distance anyone can do with a rewardingly scenic destination.

We have a pretty loose timetable and a few places we can pick people up on the way so please do join us!


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Check out this wonderfully produced film about cycling in Tokyo featuring many local urban cycling identities.
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Night Pedal Cruising #89 in Tokyo. Check it out!
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Check out this video of the Cycling Embassy of Japan's New Year ride to Lake Tama on the border of Tokyo and Saitama. Spot the Zombie a Raccoon for extra points.
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Happy New Year from Japan!
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Yesterday a group of us cycled down to the historic Boro-ichi market in Setagaya, Tokyo. The sheer size and array of strange items for sale was absolutely astounding. We will be leading another ride to Boro-ichi on January 15th so please join us!

http://www.tokyobybike.com/2015/12/cycling-to-boro-ichi-market-in-setagaya.html
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Tokyo, Japan
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Tasmania, Australia - Adelaide, Australia - Detroit, Michigan
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Tokyo, it's better by bike.
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Father of two, husband of one, lover of family, bicycles and running.


Urban Cycling Consultant, Tokyo By Bike.

Byron Kidd is the founder of the Tokyo By Bike website, writer, experienced urban cyclist, and expert on cycling in the staggering metropolis of Tokyo.

Working with NPO's and cycling activists to improve cycling infrastructure in Japan, Byron also operates internationally via a vast network of renowned urban mobility experts to promote Japanese cycling culture, and demonstrate how everyday cycling can work in megacities around the world. No city is too big for the bicycle.


Day Job, Software Developer.

Writing code and stuff, for games and things.

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  • University of Tasmania
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Tokyo By Bike