Eye Opening Experiences on the Road to Hachinohe

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1st May

The Tour de East Japan Kashima to Hachinohe 800km ride is a charity experience to commemorate and acknowledge the life-changing effects of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Taylors team member Michael Olthof (Senior Design Engineer) has elected to take part in the ride this year as an opportunity to immerse himself in the culture, and Taylors are proud to be supporting him on this memorable journey.

2018 cyclists ready to set out from Kashima Shrine (not pictured: Michael)

“My main purpose for joining this event is for the experience of seeing parts of Japan I haven’t seen before. I’ll be travelling with a group of predominantly Japanese people, there are 14 people doing the trip, and the only foreigners are myself and another guy from Melbourne. It will be a good opportunity for cultural exchange and to find out …

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