Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 152

Temperature: minus 22 degrees Celsius at the Tokachidake Hot Springs (Tokachidake Onsen) and minus 25 degrees Celsius in the KTV (katabatic valley).

It was cold at the foot of the mountain because of a radiative cooling. The road was covered with hard ice on the ruts and compacted snow. He did the interval training at the summit. The descent was fast. 70km/h on the straight and 60-65km/h in the corners.