Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 206

Temperature: minus 5 degrees Celsius at the Tokachidake Hot Springs (Tokachidake Onsen).

The road was covered with compacted snow at high altitudes and ice at low altitudes. The tires were grasping their surface well and it required less power to climb. He repeated the interval training above 1050m of altitude.