Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 182

Temperature: minus 10 degrees Celsius at the Tokachidake Hot Springs (Tokachidake Onsen).

Maximal velocity: 73.6km/h

The temperature was high as a depression was approaching. The road was covered with ice beneath the partially compacted snow. He repeated the interval training at the summit. There, he chatted with a German skier in German for a while. He could speed on the descent although a muddy snow took the wheels from time to time.