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JAPAN NORWAY SWEDEN: TSUYOSHI TEZUKA AND DRIFTMONKEY, PART II By Alexi in 22-10-2015 3:16 am

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Here’s part two of the time I went with Tsuyoshi Tezuka to Sweden last year when he was a guest driver of the Drift Monkey team.

Anders Klerud arrived the following morning with his matching Supra.

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JAPAN NORWAY SWEDEN: Tsuyoshi Tezuka and Driftmonkey, Part I By Alexi in 10-10-2015 7:12 pm

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This isn’t the most recent of content, but before it disappears into the vaults of backed-up files, I thought it should finally make an appearance on the site.

Early last year, the Norwegian drift team Driftmonkey’s boss Ove Harlem asked me to find him a Japanese guest driver for the Gatebil event in Mantorp, Sweden. I suggested D1GP driver and Kids Heart manager Tsuyoshi Tezuka, since I knew he was keen to do some more drifting overseas. Driftmonkey usually has three cars, two driven by regular drivers Reidar Andresen and Anders Klerud, and a third for guest drivers.

After not too much messing around, Ove had both of us on a plane from Tokyo to Oslo, where picked us up and took us for a nice dinner at the port area of Aker Brygge, before heading to the Driftmonkey garages the next day in Rakkestad.

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DICKSHAUST: CHAMP ROAD MAGAZINE PHOTOSHOOT, PART II By Alexi in 29-12-2014 3:27 am

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If you didn’t see it on the Noriyaro Instagram, here it is: the best motorcycle exhaust ever made.

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GOING BOSO: Champ Road magazine photoshoot, Part I By Alexi in 24-12-2014 7:58 pm

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A couple of weekends ago, a group of bosozoku guys I know had a daytime photoshoot for “Champ Road” a magazine centered around bosozoku culture.

It was a good chance for me to shoot these cars without any interruption, so I headed along too.

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TOKYO TOUR: Looking at cool stuff and buying stickers By Alexi in 18-12-2014 3:23 pm

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I’ve done a lot of tours for modified car fans in Japan over the past few years, from guiding an entire tour-bus load around Tokyo, all the way down to one person riding along to a track day. I recently met up with a group of nine Australians who wanted to do a whirlwind tour of some of the more famous and interesting shops in Tokyo, so I thought I’d take a few pics along the way.

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The first stop on the tour was one of the basic requirements of a workshop tour, Top Secret’s headquarters in Chiba.

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LOWLINER: R34 Skyline lowrider at Fuji Speedway By Alexi in
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11-12-2014 6:22 pm

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BOXES AND FENDER MIRRORS: Ishikawa’s Mark II wagon By Alexi in
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05-12-2014 1:13 pm

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I’ll admit it. I have a bit of a thing for wagons. I saw this GX70 Mark II wagon at a car show a couple of years ago down in Nagoya, so I was a bit surprised to see it up at Fuji Speedway at the recent Mark II Tribe event.

今日は石川さんのマークIIワゴンドリ車。

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