Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Bogakudai 13

Temperature: minus 14 degrees Celsius at Bogakudai

It was cold at the foot of the mountain because of a radiative cooling. It was a beautiful day. Thanks to this beautiful view, some automobile advertisements on TV like those of Nissan X-Trail, Mitsubishi Delica were filmed on this route. The road was covered with fresh snow. Therefore, he needed more power to climb. Moreover, he had to climb against the katabatic wind. He repeated the interval training between 700-850m of altitude.