Each July the Niseko District is proud to host the UCI Niseko Classic, this prestigious cycling event is one of only two qualifying events held in Asia for the UCI Gran Fondo World Series. In celebration of the UCI Niseko Classic and as a fun preliminary event for entrants and their friends and families, the Niseko Classic Niseko Yotei Circuit fun ride has been mapped out on the most stunning course for a fun ride. Don't miss out on the fun, register early and enjoy the lead up to the UCI Niseko Classic.
The route takes in 58 kilometres of Niseko's best scenery and circumnavigates the majestic Mount Yotei, known as Hokkaido's Mt Fuji. The course is suitable for beginners to advanced riders and provides something for everyone.
Niseko is without doubt, Japan's best cycling destination. The district has a seemingly endless network of smooth paved roads; there are different gradients, catering for different riders preferences and rider types. In Niseko it doesn't matter which course you plot out for a ride the scenery is stunning and best of all the humidity and heat is substantially less than anywhere else in Asia.
Niseko Classic Niseko Yotei Fun Ride starts from in front of AYA NISEKO. Ride to NISEKO NATURE CENTER (Higashiyama) 1st Rest Stop, continue to Makkari Hot Spring 2nd Rest Stop, ride to Kyogoku Fukidashi Park (Mineral Water Spring) 3rd Stop. After the 3rd rest stop, riders continue to Agri station Yotei and take a final short break before heading back to the goal at Aya Niseko. The total distance of the ride is 58 km.
This event is sponsored by IKEUCHI GROUP, one of Hokkaido's largest outdoor and cycling specialist retailers. While you are in Niseko check out the extensive range of accessories and equipment on sale in the iGATE stores in Hirafu at Aya Niseko and Hirafu 188 and in Higashiyama at Niseko Village and at the purpose built cycling, camping and outdoor facility NISEKO NATURE SCHOOL.
20th February 2017 to 20th June 2017
*Applications close when the maximum prescribed number of applicants (200) is reached.
・Application method: Sports Entry [http://www.sportsentry.ne.jp]
Saturday 8th July 2017
Mt Yotei 58km Circuit Course
*Course - AID station locations are subject to change.
Entry fee includes the following
・After Ride Party
・Entry in prize draws etc. at the After Ride Party
・Free download of Action photos taken of riders during the event.
・Extra benefits for entrants that download the Ikeuchi Group Mobile App.
Entrants must be over 16 years old (participants under the age of 20 are required to have a guardian’s signature of consent). Event, traffic rules must be obeyed.
About bicycles and equipment
Available bicycles to join the event are safely maintained sports bicycles that road bike,MTB,Cross bike,and Small-wheel bike.Must could run on public road.
Recumbent Bike,Track Bike,Electric Bike,Pedal Electric Cycle,City-Bike,and Bicycle Trailer arenot available.
■Download: Course Map (PDF)
*Course - AID station locations subject to changed
7:00 Reception, Participant set, Distribution of bibs
8:00 Departure ceremony
10:30 First runner will reach the goal (*estimation)
13:30 Last runner will reach the goal (*estimation)
13:30 Celebration party will start
15:00 Celebration party will be finished
*Time Schedule might be changed
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Niseko Yotei Circuit Fun Ride Executive Committee
Tel: +81-11-242-0404 (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00)
Email: [email protected]
Please feel free to ask any question!
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