About Byron Kidd

Byron has been cycling the streets of Tokyo and around Japan since 1996 and is the editor of the insanely popular Tokyo By Bike blog.
Working locally with volunteer organizations and NPO's to promote cycling and cycling infrastructure improvements in Japan, Byron also considers it his mission to teach the world about Japan's unique cycling culture, where literally everyone rides a bike, in the hope that countries around the world can learn from and emulate Japan's success. Tokyo, it's better by bike! Connect: Blog | Twitter | Google+

Convert Your MTB to a Road Ready Commuter

Thinking of buying a commuter bike? Have a mountain bike in the garage but don't think its suitable for cycling to work? Then think again, because with just a few easy modifications any old mountain bike can be resurrected as a lighter faster … [Read more...]

Tokyo, Japan: Omnipresent Cycling in the Big City

Cyclists thrive in Tokyo, bicycle commuters not so much ... Tokyo, one of the biggest cities in the world, the overpopulated home to over 13 million people and capital of the largest car producing nation on the planet, doesn't sound the least bit … [Read more...]