Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 181

Temperature: minus 15 degrees Celsius at the Tokachidake Hot Springs (Tokachidake Onsen).

Maximal velocity: 67.8km/h

A snow removal operation was underway at the start point. He postponed the start for 20 minutes. The snow removal operation pattern was different this day. The road was covered with ice or compacted snow. He met a group of skiers from the US, Canada and Australia during the climb. He chatted with them for a while. He canceled the interval training at the summit due to some construction works which were underway. He descended soon after reaching the summit.