March 2017 cycling post

Last month I went to cycling to the Shimanami islands
These are the steps I followed of how to get there from Tokyo.
(Premises: You know how to transport your bicycle in train according to JR (Japan railway ) regulations)
1. Take the bullet-train from Shinagawa to Fukuyama (about 3.5 hours, roundtrip ticket costs about 300 USD)
2. Take a local line (Sanyo line) from Fukuyama to Onomichi station (about 20 minutes)
3. Assemble the bicycle, (Onomichi station is very bicycle friendly, there is a space to assemble/disassemble the bike,
 there is a big Giant store near the station in case you need maintenance, etc.)
4. Start the 80km ride to Imabari. (the way is generally marked by a blue line on the left of the road)



3月にロードバイクをもって、しまなみ海道をサイクリングしました。以下が東京から行く場合のステップです。(前提、JRの規定に則って輪行が出来る)
1.品川から福山まで新幹線に乗る(3.5時間ほど、往復で三万円くらい)
2.福山から尾道まで山陽線に乗る
3.自転車を組み立てる(尾道駅は自転車に優しい駅で近くに組立ようのスペースがあります)
4.今治までのおよそ80キロメートルのライドを開始する。青い道路標識に従っていけば迷わずにいけます。