If you are in Japan within reasonable distance of Kyōto and have time, go there, and go now.
Around Lake Biwa to Kyoto Cycling to Kyoto via Lake Biwa (琵琶湖) is a popular option among cyclists in Japan
Over the weekend I took a bicycle trip from Inuyama, around Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, and down to Kyoto.
Took a long overdue trip to Kyoto last weekend. One goal this year is to visit Kyoto at least once