Furano Biei Cycling Road
There is a cycling road 80 kilometers long that stretches across the four cities of Furano, Nakafurano, Kamifurano and Biei. Directions are painted on the road itself for added assurance for beginners who want to take a long ride, and for visitors who are new to the area. Cyclists can check the number indicated every 1 kilometer and refer to the map to identify current location..
Plan a cycling trip!
Deciding the Route
Remember to set a course according to the age, physical capacity and experience of each member. Don't forget to figure in duration and elevation!
Preparing Your Bike
If you are riding your own bike, be sure it is well maintained. If you are renting, go to the rental shop. Some shops offer shuttle service and bicycle deliveries, which will help you map out your course.
What to Wear and Take
Be sure to wear clothing fit for cycling and according to the season.It is wise to have outer wear that can easily be shed or put on in order to adjust to the weather and to regulate body temperature. Hats and helmets are a must.
Recommended Cycling Wear
The best wear for cycling is clothing made especially for cycling, which fits the body and has a high elasticity, but your own clothing will be just fine!
Manners & Rules
- Always ride on the left side of the road.
- As a basic rule, riding on the sidewalk is against the rules. Be sure to get off your bike hen you must get on the sidewalk.
- Riding double, wearing earplugs, headphones, carrying an umbrella and drinking and riding are prohibited by law.
- Zig-zagging, and riding in a horizontal line with friends can obstruct traffic, so please refrain from doing so.
- Speeding not only endangers yourself, but can cause accidents with pedestrians, and is very dangerous. Be sure to maintain a modest speed.
- Turn your bike light on at night.
- Use hand signals to notify drivers when you are turning left, right, slowing, or stopping.
Bicycle Rental Shop
|Biei||Terashima Shoukai||1Motomachi Biei-cho Kamikawa-gun Hokkaido Japan||0166-92-2191|
|Matsuura Shouten||1Motomachi Biei-cho Kamikawa-gun Hokkaido Japan||0166-92-1415|
|Uno Shouten||1Motomachi Biei-cho Kamikawa-gun Hokkaido Japan||0166-92-1851|
|Takikawa Cycle||1Sakaemachi Biei-cho Kamikawa-gun Hokkaido Japan||0166-92-3448|
|Guide-no-Yamagoya||1Bibaushiminami Biei-cho Kamikawa-gun Hokkaido Japan||0166-95-2277|
|Guided Cycling Tour BIEI||1Omachi Biei-cho Kamikawa-gun Hokkaido Japan||090-5956-4567|
|KamiFurano||Naganuma Bicycle Shop||2-3-27 Nakamachi Kamifurano-cho Sorachi-gun Hokkaido Japan||0167-45-2417|
|Yamaichi||Nishi 9-sen, Kita 34-go Kamifurano-cho Sorachi-gun Hokkaido Japan||0167-45-3157|
|NakaFurano||Tateno Cycle||8-41 Minamimachi Nakafurano-cho Sorachi-gun Hokkaido Japan||0167-44-2777|
|Koropokkuru||Higashi 1-sen, Kita 4-go Nakafurano-cho Sorachi-gun Hokkaido Japan||0167-44-2583|
|Tocotoco Cycling||Nisshi 1-sen, Kita 14-go Nakafurano-cho Sorachi-gun Hokkaido Japan||090-5679-8236|
|Furano||Asobiya||4746 Gakudensanku Furano Hokkaido Japan||0167-22-0534|
|Sportpia||Kitanomine Terminal LB Kitanomine-cho Furano Hokkaido Japan||0167-22-1935|
|Sugimoto Rental Cycle||35-17 Kitanomine-cho Furano Hokkaido Japan||0167-22-2769|
|Isoyama Mishin Shoukai||2-1 Hinode-machi Furano Hokkaido Japan||0167-22-2273|
|Nagae Shouten||2-3 Hinode-machi Furano Hokkaido Japan||0167-22-2859|
|Shimukappu||Shimukappu Roadside Station||Azachuo Shimukappu||0167-39-8010|