Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mikuni Pass 36

Temperature: minus 18 degrees Celsius at the Mikuni Pass

A depression passed during the night. The atmospheric pattern was becoming typical of winter. It was colder than expected. He needed the face cover raised even on the climb. The road was covered with well compacted snow or ice on the ruts. Outside the ruts, it was covered with fresh snow. After climbing up to the summit, he descended and he did the interval training there.