Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Bogakudai 27

Temperature: minus 13 degrees Celsius at Bogakudai

An anticyclone was approaching. However, the atmospheric pattern was still typical of winter. Therefore, it was snowing. The road was covered with a 5cm layer of fresh snow. He needed more power to climb than usual as the fresh snow was a burden on pedaling. During the training, only one car passed this route. The traffic was extremely light.