Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 184

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

Maximal velocity: 75.2km/h

It was a radiative cooling. The upper end of the inversion layer was situated at 400m of altitude. The snow on the road was compacted. You could see the moon at the beginning of the training. But You had more clouds in the latter half of the training. After the interval training at the summit, he descended. The descent in the katabatic wind was rapid.