Kyoto Cycling Blogs, Routes & Resources by Globalwheels

  • Cycle Route Planning & Navigating in Japan: The Beginner’s Guide

    Nearly everything you need to know about planning routes and navigating on the bike in Japan. Read about the best apps and sites to use, devices, creating routes, connecting to the internet and more.
  • How to use your Garmin GPS in Japan (Free Map Download)

    If you want to use your Garmin GPS device in Japan then this post is for you. Download the free maps file and follow our step-by-step instructions to get your Garmin working today.
  • Kyoto Cycling Overview and Guide: Getting around by Bike

    Nearly everything you need to know about cycling in Kyoto. Locations, routes, tips, road rules, images and more. If you're planning on getting around Kyoto by bike, this guide is for you.
  • How to Cycle from Kyoto to Osaka - Guide and Route

    If you're thinking of riding from Kyoto to Osaka, this route and guide is for you. We outline the tricky parts of the 50km route to navigate, show photos of the ride and also include a detailed route plus links to download GPX files.
  • Kyoto and Lake Biwa Cycling Route - Rider Stories

    This rider stories post features Andy's 218km lap of Lake Biwa. See the route and some images from his epic Summer ride.
  • Kyoto to Uji and Otsu Cycling Guide and Route

    This 70km ride takes you through the heart of Kyoto before heading down to Uji and up the spectacular route 3 to Otsu.
  • North Hills of Kyoto Cycling Guide and Route

    The hills to the north of Kyoto are stunning. Experience rolling hills, lush forests, isolated villages and scenery that will make you stop and appreciate the scene. Read our route and guide for maps, photos and tips for tackling the ride.