Archive for November 8th, 2006


Thank you to the people who sent me e-mails and comments about the jitensha. Here’s the update on my jitensha odyssey: I’m happy to say that I have bought a bike already and it’s much cheaper than the one I attempted to buy last time. The thing is it’s from a second hand shop and they can’t register it for me. But this is of no consequence since the dorm personnel told me that they will be the one to handle the registration for me when i told them about it. It won’t be a problem so they say since I have a receipt from the store with the bike’s registration number printed on it. Still, I have to wait for a couple of weeks since they haven’t scheduled it yet. In the meantime the dorm personnel told me to always bring the receipt with me just in case an officer asks for it. As for the insurance, the school made sure we have that specific insurance when we got here since according to them quite a number of accidents concerning foreign students and jitensha has occured recently. Here’s yet another picture of my bike presented by some of my friends… 私の小さくて、可愛い自転車. It would have been much cuter if it’s in orange. Still, beggars can’t be choosers….



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