Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 207

Temperature: minus 7 degrees Celsius at the Tokachidake Hot Springs (Tokachidake Onsen).

K composed a new bike which is his fourth road racing bike for snow. It was the first time he rode this bike. The road surface was covered with hard ice beneath the fresh snow. He did the interval training at high altitudes. During the training, s snowplough came and removed the fresh snow. A very hard ice surface emerged. It was suitable for training.