gotemba is an emerging cycling destination nestled in the valley between mt. fuji and hakone. home to the tokyo olympic road races, gotemba has much to offer the intrepid cycle traveller.
the izu peninsula, which is located in eastern shizuoka prefecture, is a peninsula that was formed by the shifting of submarine volcanoes that used to be on the south side of the japanese islands. it is characterized by its unique terrain and scenery in a dynamic natural atmosphere.
off the beaten track
the central shizuoka region of suruga is an adventure cyclists haven. the tranquility of the green tea fields lead to un-paved forest roads which transport the rider to place of peace and simplicity. an off the beaten track adventure is waiting to be explored.