Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 215

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

The road was covered with compacted snow beneath the fresh snow. A shooting team was filming something with a BMW. TV advertisement? During the warming up, he passed a bus run by a bus driver he knew. They saluted each other. Just before reaching the summit, he passed a cyclist. They saluted each other as well. After climbing up to the summit, he did the interval training there before descending.