a selection of images from my second career, if you can call it that, capturing some of the fun and some of the not fun…
incredible place, Oman, and a really welcome break after the harshness and monotony of Qatar. fell in love with the place, the people and the racing. hard, but immensely rewarding.
The amazing country that was good enough to provide me with a decade-long experience that I will never forget, and the place I ‘resurrected’ my cycling life. I lived mostly in Saga-ken, on the island of Kyushu, in Tosu City and then later Karatsu town.
above, these are all shots from the Tour du Kumano, my first stage race ever.
below, these are from the town i lived in for two years, Karatsu…
the next shots are from the Tour of Miasa
Tour de Taiwan, UCI 2.1, 2012
my biggest win to date, the Green Jersey of the Points Classification, won by a series of long breakaways (4 days worth!)…