Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Bogakudai 19

Temperature: minus 6 degrees Celsius at Bogakudai

It was minus 15 degrees Celsius at the foot of the mountain because of the radiative cooling. But it was warm at high altitudes because of a depression situated to the north. The road was covered with hard ice beneath the fresh snow. He repeated the interval training many times between 650m and 870m of altitudes. At the end of the training, the temperature rose to almost zero degrees.