Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 210

Temperature: minus 11 degrees Celsius at the Tokachidake Hot Springs (Tokachidake Onsen).

The road was covered with compacted snow beneath the fresh snow. However, in the corners where the snow melting agent had been scattered, the snow wasn’t well compacted and was uneven. After the interval training at the summit, he descended up to 1050m of altitude. He repeated the interval training between the summit and there. The snowfall became severe from time to time causing a low visibility.