Snow Biking in Japan

cycling training on snow with road racing bikes with studded tires

Mt.Tokachidake (Mt.Tokachi) 217

Temperature: minus 10 degrees Celsius at the Tokachidake Hot Springs (Tokachidake Onsen).

It had been hot until the precedent day. It rained even at this altitude. A cold wave was covering this region. So the temperature was dropping rapidly. It has just begun to snow. The snowfall was heavy. Snowdrifts were forming. He repeated the interval training at the summit. At the end of the training, the road was covered with snowdrifts which made difficult to climb without any hiccup.