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North Shore Products is a bicycle company hailing from Sapporo, Japan. Formed by the riders for the riders, we are focused on designing MTB frames and parts as well as making movies and skate park ramps.

NSP is run by Masaki Kusahara, a bike rider who has experienced competitive trials, downhills and slalom as well as street riding on BMX and MTB bikes. Contents include product guide and blog posts. More and more functions and contents, such as mail order and how-to's, are plannded to be added as well.

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One week since quake

It’s been a week since the Great Hokkaido Earthquake. We are still experiencing aftershocks on a daily basis, but at a way lower frequency and way less intensity, which should hopefully mean it’s all calming down. We are okay here, and would like to express our sincere sympathy to those who are suffering and pray [...]

Red Bull Pump Track World Championship in Akaigawa

Last weekend saw a pretty big bike race happening in Hokkaido, which I participated in. It’s a new discipline called the pump track, where you pump and propel yourself through the bumpy track. And it’s actually the Japan round of a world series event run by Red Bull, under which about 20 races are being [...]

Clicker hubs re-anodized

Sorry, this article is only available in 日本語.

Early solo Halloween over now

Last month was a quite turbulent one, as I started celebrating Halloween exactly half a year earlier than everybody else. Though it happened while I was riding my bike, there was no serious stunt riding involved but just getting from point A to point B. How shameful. I’m really glad I came out rather fine, [...]

R.I.P. Kuriki

There’s been lots of access to an episode about “alpinist” Nobukazu Kuriki I wrote in the past following his recent death. The impression I have about him hasn’t changed much since that day five years ago, remaining something like “Japan’s first serious alpine fraudster.” On the global scale there are others like Tomo Cesen who are subject [...]

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