Author: Brian Baker

Auto Produce Bellezza

Once I finally landed in Japan I was hit up by Sandra of Checkpoint Japan to come on out for the monthly Auto Produce Bellezza meeting. So I hopped a train and headed north. John, Jyles and Tom picked me up at the train station and we went to Moriya

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Music for Kaido Racers — Part 1

Around 6 years ago I was trying to do some research on what would be “period correct” music for a kaido racer. I tried googling things, but I wasn’t even sure where to start. I fell into the “city pop” YouTube pipeline that many of us have gotten into, but

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All About Mirrors

I like to think of a finished build as a sum of its smaller parts. Each small detail combines to form the cohesive larger image. One of these smaller details on a kaido racer build is the mirrors. Some of these mirrors are no longer produced, making a pair of

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