Cycling Guide Profiles

TOUR PERSONNEL:

Richard T. Pearce: Tour Planner and Manager. Bushido Founder and Director.

  Richard Pearce, Japan.   Richard is a Tour Leader and Language School Owner in Japan, originally from the Cotswolds in England. Richard has visited more than 40 countries and in 2009 qualified as a Safari Guide in Southern Africa. Richard is in his fifth year of leading tours in Japan and South-east Asia. He speaks Japanese, English and a little bit of Swahili. He has lived in rural Tottori Prefecture for 8 years and is presently writing a book about his home from home.

Richard Pearce, Japan.

Richard is a Tour Leader and Language School Owner in Japan, originally from the Cotswolds in England. Richard has visited more than 40 countries and in 2009 qualified as a Safari Guide in Southern Africa. Richard is in his fifth year of leading tours in Japan and South-east Asia. He speaks Japanese, English and a little bit of Swahili. He has lived in rural Tottori Prefecture for 8 years and is presently writing a book about his home from home.

Kazunori Ukisu: Tour Guide and Support. Founder of Tono-Cycling Group; Cycling and Walking Manager.

   
  
 
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   Kazunori Ukisu, Japan   Ukisu-san founded the Gifu-based Tono-Cycling group in 2011 and remains a central figure in the organization as the Cycling and Walking Tour Manager and as a guide. He frequently guides one day and four-day cycling tours in Gifu and Shinshu. As a cycle tour planner, “Ukky” has cycled long distances for reconnaissance, such as Kyoto to Tokyo, Kyoto to Mt. Fuji, Kanazawa to Mt. Fuji, the Shimanami Kaido and around the Noto Peninsula. By invitation of Nakatsugawa City, he has coordinated and conducted their “Guide Education Program”. Ukky is an expert and trader in Japanese wool products and has travelled the world following his passion for all things wooly. 

Kazunori Ukisu, Japan

Ukisu-san founded the Gifu-based Tono-Cycling group in 2011 and remains a central figure in the organization as the Cycling and Walking Tour Manager and as a guide. He frequently guides one day and four-day cycling tours in Gifu and Shinshu. As a cycle tour planner, “Ukky” has cycled long distances for reconnaissance, such as Kyoto to Tokyo, Kyoto to Mt. Fuji, Kanazawa to Mt. Fuji, the Shimanami Kaido and around the Noto Peninsula. By invitation of Nakatsugawa City, he has coordinated and conducted their “Guide Education Program”. Ukky is an expert and trader in Japanese wool products and has travelled the world following his passion for all things wooly. 

 

 

We look forward to sharing our passion for Japan and cycling with you!!