Happy New Year. For BikePackingJapan.com last year was simply an experiment to see if this blog concept had any life
I’ve added a basic questions and answers post to address common questions that cyclists coming to Japan may have. You can find it here. If you have any more questions don’t hesitate to leave a comment over on the page, likewise if there’s something I’ve missed.
With winter approaching and the higher mountains seeing the first snowfall of the season late autumn to early spring is
The Japanese Odyssey is Japan’s endurance bicycle race. Still in only its second year the event welcomes riders from all
With a rugged and beautiful scenic coast, tiny fishing villages scattered along the shores, an abundance of isolated and rarely
It’s impossible to put into words how I felt the first time I saw Mt. Fuji in all its splendor.
Around Lake Biwa to Kyoto Cycling to Kyoto via Lake Biwa (琵琶湖) is a popular option among cyclists in Japan
It’s no secret among cyclists in Japan that Mt. Norikura (乗鞍岳) is the highest road passable by bicycle in the country. Some call it the Japanese Alpe d’Huez but I think comparing mountains is somewhat silly.
The good thing about living in central Japan is that you are only a few hours away from the Japanese
Bike packing the Noto Peninsula is something that I’ve wanted to do for a long time. So when I got