Tokyo West-Side Classic Road Bike Tour

Overview

Cycle the backstreets of west Tokyo on an exquisitely handcrafted classic Japanese road bike. With no sightseeing stops on this 20 km+ Tokyo cycling tour, you'll be experiencing the entire "show" from the comfort of your saddle.

Highlights

  • Cycle the backstreets of west Tokyo on an exquisitely handcrafted Japanese classic road bike
  • Pedal the urban sprawl, residential pockets, and picturesque bike paths away from the tourist hotspots
  • No sightseeing stops on this brisk 20 km+ Tokyo bicycle tour: it's a pure ride
  • Ride in style on one of a rotating lineup of classic Japanese road and track bike frames
  • Gain a new appreciation of local life and an eye-opening introduction to the vibrant inner west-side of Tokyo

Key Information

Important Information

• Participants should be competent to ride a performance road bike, equipped with drop handlebars and downtube shifters, in often tight, crowded, and challenging conditions • Basic cruiser-style bicycles, which seat riders in a more ergonomic position, are available for those not comfortable or competent on a road bike • Participants should be able to comfortably cycle 20 km+ (13 mi+) at a safe but moderate pace on crowded sidewalks, roads, uneven surfaces, and through often testing conditions • This experience has been designed as an unadulterated bike ride through the backstreets of west Tokyo; formulaic sightseeing stops are not on the itinerary • Please note this is an outdoor activity that may be impacted by weather; in the event of rain or wet and slippery conditions the experience may be canceled

Description

Adjust your seat post and get set for a whirlwind cycling tour through the local neighborhoods of Tokyo on a classic steel-frame road bike, handcrafted by a Japanese master frame-builder. Nothing compares to gracing the streets on the saddle of a vintage chromoly bike — sought by bicycle collectors and connoisseurs across the globe — that's been meticulously crafted with Japanese precision and beauty. Cycle in style on one of our lineup of classic road and track bikes from the revered Japanese bicycle workshops of Zunow, 3Rensho, Nagasawa, Toei, Ganwell, Kalavinka, Nakagawa, Cherubim and company. Backstreets, sidewalks, and riverside cycling trails, this 20 km+ Tokyo vintage bike tour offers them all as we ride the eclectic Tokyo wards of Nakano, Suginami, Musashino, and Mitaka on the inner west side of this bustling city.

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