Stand pretty much anywhere in Nagoya with an elevated view and look northeast. You’ll see a small mountain range slowly being eaten away by a quarry.
When you think of big Japanese cities I doubt that mountain biking comes to mind. But if you know where to look even in the major urban sprawls you’ll be able to find potential trails.
Inuyama (犬山市) is famous for its castle and Meiji Mura theme park but the real gem of this small city
Jokoji Temple (定光寺) in Seto (瀬戸市), just to the east of Nagoya – but closer to Kasugai in reality –
Utsutsu Shrine is in my hometown of Kasugai, northeast of Nagoya and now is the best time of year to
Every now and then I get a strong desire to head out to Chausuyama (茶臼山), Urugi (売木), and Tenryu (天龍)
This river and small mountain range is less than 30 minutes from my home by car and about 45 minutes
One of the frustrations of riding a mountain bike in Japan is the lack of long distance trails. For so