Tokyo West-Side Classic Road Bike Tour

Adjust your seat post and ready-up for an exhilarating cycling tour through the local neighbourhoods of Tokyo on a classic 'steel' road bike, handcrafted by a Japanese master frame-builder.

Sought by collectors and bicycle enthusiasts throughout the globe, nothing compares to gracing the streets on the saddle of a vintage chromoly bike that's been meticulously crafted with Japanese precision and beauty.

Cycle in style on a rotating lineup of classic road and track bikes from the Japanese bicycle workshops of Zunow, 3Rensho, Nagasawa, Samson, Ganwell, Kalavinka, Nakagawa, Cherubim and company.

Backstreets, sidewalks and riverside cycling paths; this 20 km+ Tokyo vintage road bike tour will provide it all as we ride the eclectic local Tokyo wards of Nakano, Suginami, Musashino, and Mitaka on the inner west side of this bustling city.

*Please note that this tour is designed to discover lesser-known areas of Tokyo via road bike. Sightseeing stops are not included; this is an experience fully dedicated to cycling.


Tour Highlights

• Cycle West Tokyo on a handcrafted Japanese vintage road bike • Discover life in the streets of Tokyo from the comfort of your saddle
• Break free from the tourist crowds and ride Tokyo as a true local • A private bike tour ensures an outing tailored to your cycling expertise
• A cycling jaunt through the captivating west-side of town

Meeting Point

This tour departs from Koenji Station at 4 Chome-48-2 Koenjiminami, Suginami City, Tokyo 166-0003, Japan. 6 minute JR train ride from Shinjuku Station, 16 minute JR train ride from Shibuya Station.

Important Information
What are your covid policies, and will I need to wear a mask?

We sanitize all of our equipment, and masks must be worn both while cycling and when stopped.

Where is the meeting point?

This tour departs from Kōenji Station, 4 Chome-48-2 Koenjiminami, Suginami City, Tokyo 166-0003, Japan.

What is your cancellation policy?

We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour departure. Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.

My group is larger than 4; can I still take this tour?

At this time, we are only accepting groups of 4 or less guests.

What is your weather policy?

In the event of rain or wet and slippery conditions, this road bike tour may be cancelled.

Is this tour appropriate for children?

Unfortunately, we do not have any road bikes appropriate for children, so this is an adults-only riders tour.

What kind of bikes do you have?

We use vintage Japanese Road bikes. You can expect drop handle bars and down tube shifters.

Do I have to wear a helmet?

No, helmets are not required but available free of charge for those who wish to wear one.

How long is the ride?

This tour is 2.5 hours long covering about 12.4 miles/20 kilometers.

Can I leave the tour early?

No, we unfortunately cannot accommodate special requests like this.

Do you have electric bikes?

No, but he route is flat and easy to ride.

Is there a place to store bags and luggage during the tour?

Yes, you may leave your bags at the start of the tour in our shop.

Is water included or can I purchase some before the tour?

One non-alcoholic drink is included in the tour cost.

Will there be a basket on my bike or a way to carry my bag?

No, these bikes do not have a basket to carry any items. Please bring only what you need for the tour and/or a small backpack.

What cycling level do I need to have?

Guests should be able to comfortably cycle 13+ miles/20+ kilometers at a safe but moderate pace on crowded sidewalks, roads, uneven surfaces and through often testing conditions.

Tokyo West-Side Classic Road Bike Tour
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