Average steepness: 2 degrees (flyover is 4-5 degrees)*Mostly long climbs with moderate steepness and downhill thereafter.*1220m climb would take ~ 6 hours with two/three 15mins rest.
2nd Aug: SIN-OSAKA (Kansai Int’) 3rd Aug: Arrival @ Osaka and preparations 4th Aug: Start of cycling Start (Osaka) – Tsu – Nagoya – Iida – Nagano – Fujiyoshida – Yokohama – Tokyo (End) 7 non-consecutive days of cycling 3 days R&R @ Nagoya, Nagano & Fujiyoshida 12th Aug: End of cycling (at Tokyo) 13th Aug: TOKYO(HND/NRT) – SIN** R&R extension possible.
Due to extensive mountainous uphill terrain, <beginner and intermediate> participants need to train: Twice a week in May Twice a week in June Thrice a week in July Biking team provides training sessions but participants are responsible for attending.*Footnote: Participants who are ill-prepared will be denied cycling during parts of the trip to ensure safety and smooth operations.