Japan Has an Awesome Subculture of Gundam-Style Bikes

This article originally appeared on VICE Japan. Special thanks to Yuki Sugawara for telling our Tokyo office about this kid.

There was a time, way back in the "golden 60s," when "truck driver" was a hot career in Japan. It was the middle of the country's post-war "economic miracle," a three-decade-long period that saw Japan nearly overtake the United States as the world's dominate economy. The country built a massive nationwide highway system to keep the growing economy moving, and with...

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