Four years on from the catastrophic events of March 2011, Japan's foreign community is continuing to show its support for Tohoku in myriad ways. This week Lifelines introduces two examples of how foreign nationals are pitching in and having fun in the process.

Lovers of classic rock will probably be familiar with the Moody Blues' atmospheric hit from 1967, "Nights in White Satin," but they may not be aware of the Knights in White Lycra (KIWL), riding to the rescue on their bicycles!

The Tokyo-based charity group came together over a festive meal in December 2012, when a group of British friends decided to combine their love of cycling with raising money for a good cause.