Are you a cyclist? If you want to explore Nakafurano with your bicycle (of all kinds) in nice and breezy autumn wind, we will host an event, “Nakafurano town-ride Cycle” in the end of September. We had held the first successful event in 2016 with participants from 2 years old up to 70 years old of every kind of bicycles; road bike, mountain bike, fat-tire bike, motor assisted bike and normal bicycle, of course. Complete missions, eat local feast BBQ and win the prize! Above all, have your own NAKAFU memory with your friends and family(^^)
(A) Long Ride Course ~ about 50~60km with up/down hill climbs with 8 checkpoints!
(B) Slow Ride Course ~ about 20km with 4 fun missions to complete while riding in town!
Date: 9/24/2017 (sun) 8:00~14:00 *7:30 check-in time, 13:00 goal closed.
Place: 10-11 Minamimachi, Nakafurano, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido 071-0753 Japan (Main Event will be held in the parking lot of Nakafurano Town Hall)
Entry Fee: 2000JPY for adult, 1500JPY for child (500JPY discounted if staying in lodges in Nakafurano) Please pay your fee on admission booth by cash.
Entry Deadline: 9/20/2017 (wed) 17:00
Contact: 0167-39-3033(phone); 0167-44-2021(fax); or “inqury” message from homepage
*Please keep 2 things in mind to join in: (1) there won’t be a tour guide or personal translator (suggested to be somewhat fluent in Japanese); (2) please contact us a.s.a.p if any change/cancellation/rental bike request may happen.
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Check points information are now on release!
[Long Ride Course] The mission is to reach all the checkpoints and collect stamps on your check card. When you fill them up, come back to the start/goal point to submit it for the lottery ticket to win a prize! [*] marks on checkpoints mean that there will be a small gift or discount for buying gift/snacks from the cooperated shops. If you want grasp the idea of how you may ride this course, please check out Yahoo Japan’s “LatLongLab” below.
1. Farm Tomita
2. Hokkaido Landscape Gallery*
3. Pension&Restaurant La Collina
4. Country Terrace Koropokkur
5. Terasaka Farm
6. Tenshin Farm
7. Yusui Cafe Beberui*
8. Nishinaka Chokubai Honpo*
[Short Ride Course] There are 4 checkpoints, and each has a mission to get a stamp. Collect all stamp and go back to start/goal point to submit it to win a prize in a lottery. If you want grasp the idea of how you may ride this course, please check out Yahoo Japan’s “LatLongLab” below.
1. Flower Park (Curry Factory Kirara)
2. Tomita Melon House
3. Country Terrace Koropokkur
4. Peace Garden (Bakery)
[General Information] Although we do not set specific routes for the event due to the “normal bike ride use” on public streets, please follow the general traffic rules for your safety (Please refer to the traffic regulations by National Police Agency’s on your application)
07:30 Entry starts at event HQ
08:00 Opening ceremony
08:15 Start & checkpoints open
11:00 Goal open
12:00 Lunch BBQ starts
12:45 Checkpoints close & check card submission due
13:00 Goal close
14:00 Closing ceremony