This summer Outdoor Adventure Japan (me) will be partnering with my long time friend and experienced Japan tour guide, Justin
One of the frustrations of riding a mountain bike in Japan is the lack of long distance trails. For so
You may or may not have noticed that there haven’t been that many posts in 2018. While I’ve been spending
Mt. Norikura (乗鞍) is considered a right of passage for many cyclists in Japan. It’s the highest road in the
Fukui prefecture (福井県) seems to be a fairly unexplored region of Japan for cyclists and as a region along the
I did a short trip from Agematsu (上松) on the Nakasendo (中山道) to Mt. Ontake (御嶽山) recently, catching the late
Bike Packing Japan hasn’t had a chance to ride the iconic Shimanami Kaido (しまなみ海道) route yet but Bradley from First Over Everything has and he made a video this time last year. As it’s one of the most popular rides in Japan for foreign tourists it’s well worth taking the time out to watch. As I haven’t ridden it yet I’m not in a position to offer advice on where to stay etc but as it’s so popular logistic shouldn’t be a problem.
Just a quick note to say that I’ve added an interactive map with direct links to the stories and routes on the website. You can find it here. Just click on a point and it should reveal a link to the story. Thanks to Simon Wile for the suggestion.