Private tour

Tokyo: Private West Side Vintage Road Bike Tour

Activity provider: DIG Tokyo Tours

Tokyo: Private West Side Vintage Road Bike Tour

Activity provider: DIG Tokyo Tours

From US$ 65 per person

Dart through the backstreets of Tokyo on a handcrafted vintage chromoly road bike. Pedal through urban sprawl, peaceful residential pockets, and picturesque riverside bike paths away from the tourist hotspots.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride a one-of-a-kind handcrafted Japanese road bike
  • Delve deep into the backstreets and remote pockets of Tokyo
  • Stretch your legs on a brisk 20 to 25 kilometer ride
Full description
Adjust your seat post and set off on a whirlwind ride through the local neighborhoods of Tokyo. During this private 2.5-hour bike tour you’ll pedal down streets on a bicycle handcrafted by a master frame builder. Explore areas of this bustling city less accessible by foot on an enjoyable 20 to 25-kilometer ride.   Cycle in style on a rotating lineup of road frames from the revered Japanese workshops of Zunow, 3Rensho, Nagasawa, Toei, Ganwell, Kalavinka, Nakagawa, Cherubim and company. Ride along backstreets, alleys, and riverside bike paths to discover the eclectic Tokyo wards of Suginami, Musashino, Mitaka and Nakano.
Includes
  • Private 2.5-hour tour
  • Guide
  • Bottled drink of choice
  • Transportation by handcrafted road bike
  • Helmet
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 16 years
    • People who can't ride a bike

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    Participants

    Date

    Meeting point

    The experience begins at Koenji Station on the JR Train Network. Koenji Station is a quiet suburban station, 6 minutes travel from Shinjuku Station or 18 minutes from Shibuya Station. You'll have no difficulty finding the guide waiting directly outside the ticket gates, 5 minutes before the start of the experience. The guide will be wearing a distinctive orange, white, and green baseball cap, please go over and say hello. This experience departs on time, please don’t be late.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card

    Know before you go

    • This experience does not include sightseeing stops.
    • Participants must be competent cyclists and feel comfortable on a road bike equipped with drop handlebars and downtube shifters, riding under tight, crowded, and challenging conditions.
    • You should be able to comfortably cycle 20 to 25 kilometers at a moderate pace.
    • Basic cruiser style bicycles are available for those not comfortable or competent on a road bike.
    • The pace is set by the ability of the weakest participant.
    • Please note, in the event of rain or wet and slippery conditions the experience may be canceled.

    Product ID: 346831