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Rapha Continental: Tohoku | Video

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Rapha Continental video series from Rapha usually documents the tough route ridden by their members. Despite the preparation of the experienced riders, the roads in Tohoku region in Japan offered a completely different challenge. A realization that the devastation is still very evident after one year, and that people are still trying to rebuild their communities and lives there. The team also had the chance to visit Hokke Saburo Nobufusa, a family run sword-smiths with 1,000 years old sword making tradition. Also included are the interview with Hokke Eiki in his wooden shack, which amazingly survived the earthquake, and footage of him crafting a sword from raw metal.