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TOUR・DE・NIKKO 2018

Date:
9 Sep 2018(Sun)
Application period:
4 Jun 2018(Mon) - 20 Aug 2018(Mon)
Venue:
Tochigi Prefecture, Event Grounds at Nikko Daiya-gawa Park
  • bike
  • 100km
  • 96km
  • 70km
  • 47km
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Mountain ride supervised by Blitzen
Nikko's Fun Gourmet Ride
There are a plenty of highlights and excitement in Nikko!

Mountain ride supervised by Blitzen
Supervised by Blitzen, enjoy a course with a maximum elevation difference of 1,200 meters!
On a course with gentle ups and downs, experience a challenging yet comfortable ride. Demonstrate your daily training by completing a mountain course!

Nikko's Fun Gourmet Ride
Hand-made soba is served at aid stations: Inaka Soba Kobyaku and Soba Dokoro Hinata!
All courses have aid stations with hand-made soba stalls. This year's 8th annual event will be filled with memorable experiences. Enjoy a fun and tasty ride on the TOUR DE NIKKO.

There are a plenty of highlights and excitement in Nikko!
You can enjoy the entire day in Nikko with a World Heritage site and rich nature. Of course, you can refresh yourself in the natural hot spring after the sports activities!
Rich in nature and natural hot springs, Nikko is the best place to soothe your body and soul. Relax in the spring bath while surrounded by nature.

1. This event is not a racing competition.
General traffic laws must be obeyed on course! 2. "Pedestrians come first" Anytime and anywhere!
3. Share the road with vehicles!
4. Practice training with others during the ride!
5. Do not force yourself. Rest at the aid stations, keep your own pace and have a fun!

COURSE MAP

Category Registration Fee
(and period)
Status
Mountain Challenge NIKKO: approx. 100km (General)7,500JPYOpen
Mountain Challenge NIKKO: approx. 100km (Junior high and high school students)6,000JPYOpen
Fun Ride NIKKO: approx. 96km (General)7,000JPYOpen
Fun Ride NIKKO: approx. 96km (Junior high and high school students)5,000JPYOpen
Fun Ride NIKKO: approx. 70km (General)7,000JPYOpen
Fun Ride NIKKO: approx. 70km (Junior high and high school students)5,000JPYOpen
NIKKO Cycling: approx. 47km (General)4,000JPYOpen
NIKKO Cycling: approx. 47km (Elementary and Junior high and high school students)3,000JPYOpen

Points to note at the time of entering:

[ Notes for Entry ]
Elementary and junior high school students must be accompanied by parents or guardians who are 20 years of age or older.

Capacity
[100K]700 people
[96K]600 people
[70K]500 people
[47K]200 people

Qualifications
1. [100k, 96k, 70k] Healthy men and women, junior high school age or older.
[47k] Healthy men and women, 3rd grade of elementary school or older
2. You must be confident to complete the course within the time limit.
3. You must agree to the participation regulations and event rules prescribed by the executive committee.
* We may refuse participation if you are expected to cause any hindrance to the event.

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Application NotificationParticipation notice will be sent out by mail by the event office about 1 week before the event.
Please contact the following event office for inquiries.
TOUR DE NIKKO Executive Committee: TEL 028-623-0032 (9:30-17:30 on weekdays (excluding Saturday, Sunday, and holidays)
ParkingYes
About ParkingFree parking (space is assigned in the order of registration)
Trains and Buses[Tobu Railway]
Asakusa Station (Tobu Line, about 1 hr. and 50 min by limited express) → Shimoimaichi Station (Tobu Nikko Line, about 2 min) → Kamiimaichi Station, (walk about 20 min.)

[JR/Tobu Shared Line]
Shinjuku Station (about 1 hour 50 min. by limited express) → Shimoimaichi Station (Tobu Nikko Line, about 2 min.) → Kamiimaichi Station (walk about 20 min.)
Direction By CarUrawa IC on Tohoku Expressway (about 98km) → Utsunomiya IC (Nikko/Utsunomiya Highway, about 20km) → Imaichi IC (about 5km)
ACCOMMODATION
ACCOMMODATION GUIDE
For accommodation, please individually reserve hotels or inns, or contact the tourist association below.
Nikko City Tourist Association TEL: 0288-22-1525
* Only in Japanese
COURSE DETAILS[START / FINISH] Event Grounds at Nikko Daiya-gawa Park
[Starting time] 7:20 - 10:00 (scheduled)

- Mountain Challenge Nikko, Approx. 100km (Red Course) *Advanced
[Fee] Adult: 7,500 yen / Junior & High School: 6,000 yen
[Course] START → Aid 1: Katakuri-no-yu (approx. 22km) → Aid 2: Kinugawa Koen Yagai Stage (approx. 38km) → Aid 3: Soba Dokoro Hinata (approx. 65km) → Aid 4: Ozasa Bokujo (approx. 76km) → FINISH
[Details] This challenging mountain course is recommended for fit individuals only. With magnificent views of beautiful plateaus, the nature and history of the Suginami Kaido Road, and the townscape of a natural hot spring village, you will experience one of Japan's most impressive cycling courses..

- Fun Ride Mountain Nikko 96km (Yellow Course) * Intermediate and Advanced
[Fee] Adult: 7,000 yen / Junior High & High School: 5,000 yen
[Course] START → Aid 1: Katakuri-no-yu (approx. 22km) → Aid 2: Kinugawa Koen Yagai Stage (approx. 38km) → Aid 5: Kobyaku Inaka Soba (approx. 81km) → FINISH
[Details] This mostly flat Fun Ride Course with an added mountain course from Ryuokyo to Ikari Lake is recommended for intermediate to advanced individuals. You can enjoy the history of Nikko and spectacular nature.

- Fun Ride Nikko 70km (Blue Course) * Intermediate and Beginner
[Fee] Adult: 7,000 yen / Junior High & High School: 5,000 yen
[Course] START → Aid 1: Katakuri-no-yu (approx. 22km) →Aid 2: Kinugawa Koen Yagai Stage (approx. 38km) → Aid 5: Kobyaku Inaka Soba (approx. 55km) → FINISH
[Details] This mostly flat course is suitable as a first long ride. Riding in the breath-taking nature of the historical, cedar-lined highway, beginners to veterans will be challenged on this straight yet exhilarating course along the Otani River.

- Nikko Cycling 47km (Green Course) * Beginner
[Fee] Adult: 4,000 yen ; Elementary / Junior High / High School: 5,000 yen
[Course] START → Aid 1: Katakuri-no-yu (approx. 22km) → Aid 5: Kobyaku Inaka Soba (approx. 32km) → FINISH
[Details] This course is for people wishing to experience the joy of riding while observing the scenery of Nikko. Whether a child or adult, everyone will be able to enjoy the incredible nature of Nikko.

* Utsunomiya Blitzen will supervise the entire course this year, too. In order to make the ride enjoyable and safe, the number of right turns in the course have been reduced. All right turns have been designed to take in two steps.
OTHERS- Types of Bicycle
Road Racer, MTB, Cross Bicycle, Small-wheel bicycle (tire width: less than 24 inches)
* Recumbent bicycles are not permitted. Also, if the organizer predicts the possibility of any danger, you may be prohibited from participating.

- Required Items
[Accessories] lights, reflectors
[Equipment] helmet (NO leather or fabric), gloves

- Acceptable Handle Design
regular drop handle, riser bar handle, flat handle, bull horn handle
* Bar end for flat handle can be used.

- Prohibited Handle Design
DH handle, Clip-on bar, Supinatti/TT bar
Any attachment to the drop handle shown above
* Reason: Interferes with rapid braking
* The bicycle must be well-maintained and sturdy enough to withstand normal riding

- Permitted accessories
Bottle, Bicycle Computer * Mudguard if rainy

- Prohibited accessories
Basket, Carrier, Mirror, Rack, Kickstand
* Reason: Danger of contact when riding and dangerous when falling
* Applicable to Mountain Challenge Nikko Course
Day Before Event13:00 - 17:00 Registration for each course (Event grounds at Nikko Daiya-gawa Park)
16:00 Opening ceremony starts *Be sure to register prior to ceremony
18:00 Opening ceremony ends
Opening ceremony in Nikko Daiya-gawa Park
[Date] September 9 (Sat) 16:00 - 18:00
[Venue] Event Grounds at Nikko Daiya-gawa Park (844 Segawa, Nikko-shi, Tochigi-ken)
[Program] Utsunomiya Britzen Talk Show, Grand Prize Drawing, etc.
Event Day06:00 - 07:00 Registration
7:00 Riders call, Opening speech, Event explanation
7:20 Start begins (wave start)
09:45 Start ends
16:50 End of race
17:00 End of event
* Event details are subject to change without notice
Office Address2-2-2 Showa, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi-ken c/o Tochigi TV, Inc.
TOUR DE NIKKO Executive Committee
TEL 028-623-0032
MAIL info@tour-de-nikko.com

[Inquiries about the course]
Cycle Sport Management, Corp. (2995-9 Imaizumi-cho, Utsunomiya-shi Tochigi-ken)
TEL 028-611-3993
MAIL info@blitzen.co.jp

Nikko City Tourism Department, Tourism Promotion Section
TEL 0288-21-5170
OTHERS- Elementary and junior high school students need to be accompanied by parents or guardians who are 20 years of age or older.
- It is not a competition race (no awards will be given)
- It is a cycling event, so obey the road traffic laws and have good manners on the course.
- This event will take place rain or shine. In case of extreme weather, instructions will be given on the event website.
- Fee includes souvenir and consumption tax
TOUR DE NIKKO Executive Committee TOUR・DE・NIKKO 2018
Tel 028-623-0032
Website :http://tour-de-nikko.com ※Japanese
Any questions Please note that the event management and the event itself will be conducted only in Japanese.
Please send inquiries in English or Japanese from this URL.
https://www.sportsentry.ne.jp/inquiry/en

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