What you'll do
See the last vestiges of old Tokyo tucked away in the city's west side. In the quiet afternoon, we'll safely pedal along the shrines and temples lining the historic Kanda River, stopping for traditional Japanese snacks and catching a glimpse of local students playing sports. We'll see new and modern architecture in exclusive neighborhoods and innovate play parks for young children that are being studied worldwide. After visiting a few cultural gems we will take a break for lunch at one of my favorite local places. I've lived in Tokyo for 26 years so I know what's good and what people like. Don't hesitate to request something! Optional: Hot spring bath in my local bathhouse that has real hot spring water and an outdoor tub and sauna. (tattoos okay!) No alcohol during this experience as we will be cycling. After the ride is very much okay!
Brad Bennett, aka "Racer X Tokyo," is an outdoor guide and educator who has made Tokyo his home for 26 years. He is the owner of Freewheeling Japan which offers human powered motion experiences throughout Japan. He also loves quality food and drink and is stoked to share his knowledge of Tokyo with you. Chad Feyen is a graphic designer, videographer and the Director for the Cycling Embassy of Japan. He is passionate about promoting infrastructure and safety for cyclists in Japan.
We sample street food and snacks from local vendors and stop for a cold or warm drink. We will have lunch at a restaurant of…
Bicycle, Helmet, Insurance and Professional guide for 4 guests only per tour.
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Where you'll be
From my design studio in Sasazuka we will cross Kanana Steet and explore the historic temple area of Eifuku and the University town of Meidaimae. Continuing through the fashionable and picturesque backstreets of the Setagaya area, we will visit Hanegi Park where families come to play and relax. We will return by cycling through and visiting vibrant shopping districts like Shimokitazawa, Gotokuji and Shimo-takaido.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 4 guests ages 13 and up can attend.
Cameras are recommended. All the bikes have baskets and fenders. Vegan and Halal choices for lunch are available on this tour. Please let me know your food requests or any dietary concerns.
Bike Hidden Tokyo & Gourmet Lunch