Thursday, April 12, 2012

Masura san of level bicycle

The man at work
Address of Masura san bike studio
Look for no.4 .. that's where he is located
Cultural icons of Japan...
Mr Matsura handbuilds his bicycle, one at a time. In this mood of mass production and generic products, he is like the last of the mohicans. I had the privilege to visit him 1 year ago which left a very deep impression on me. This is how to get to his studio if u happen to be in Tokyo. He is even featured in Tokyo living cultural icons.. together with lacquer ware and metal foundry masters.

1 comment:

  1. Cool photos. I travel a lot with my folding bike and hope one day to be able to visit Japan. I've always thought it would be a great country for bicycle travel.