Robert Penn has saddled up nearly every day of his adult life. He rides to get to work, to bathe in air and sunshine, to travel, to go shopping, and to stay sane. He's no Sunday pedal pusher. So when the time came for a new bike, he decided to pull out all the stops and build his dream machine.
Fort William is once again resounding to the sound of cheering crowds and crunching gears as the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup returns to Scotland. And there's no shortage of action, from the fast and brutal 4X to the downhill, where there's a vertical drop of 555 metres down one of the longest and toughest courses on the World Cup circuit.
Steel-worker Saito Tetsuo, driven by an unexplained anxiety, steals bike after bike to move away from his hometown to Tokyo. Trough snow-storms and empty landscapes, the breathtaking photography allows us to look deep into the mindscape of a man searching for an answer - although the question itself is never quite articulated.