Cycling Japan

Mr. Tim from The Magic Crayons, when not teaching, is an avid cyclist. Here, you'll find everything from cycling routes, mostly in western Kanagawa, to custom-designed cycling apparel and accessories, and custom gifts for cyclists. Links to Strava where you can find the GPX files are included. Routes with videos are in the blog below.

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    I record many of my routes with my Insta360 camera. Enjoy the scenic rides and be inspired for your next cycling trip.

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Cycling Japan. Route Videos, Strava Maps, Equipment

100-Mile Adventure: Machida to Hinohara Tokyo Citizens' Forest

100-Mile Adventure: Machida to Hinohara Tokyo C...

Mr Tim

In this blog post, I recount my thrilling cycling journey from Machida to Hachioji, continuing into the Tokyo mountains. This route, courtesy of Half Fast Cycling, offered stunning scenery and...

100-Mile Adventure: Machida to Hinohara Tokyo C...

Mr Tim

In this blog post, I recount my thrilling cycling journey from Machida to Hachioji, continuing into the Tokyo mountains. This route, courtesy of Half Fast Cycling, offered stunning scenery and...

Exploring Tokyo: A Morning Ride with the Half Fast Cycling Club on My Bianchi Infinitio

Exploring Tokyo: A Morning Ride with the Half F...

Mr Tim

This blog post details my delightful morning ride through Tokyo with the Half Fast Cycling Club, showcasing the scenic and vibrant cycling routes of Japan's bustling capital.

Exploring Tokyo: A Morning Ride with the Half F...

Mr Tim

This blog post details my delightful morning ride through Tokyo with the Half Fast Cycling Club, showcasing the scenic and vibrant cycling routes of Japan's bustling capital.

Best Bicycle Tools & Accessories Deals

Best Bicycle Tools & Accessories Deals

Mr Tim

Amazon Prime 2024. My current kit list and tool kit for my Bianchi Infinitio. Click the links to see if these are on offer during the Amazon Prime Day Sales....

Best Bicycle Tools & Accessories Deals

Mr Tim

Amazon Prime 2024. My current kit list and tool kit for my Bianchi Infinitio. Click the links to see if these are on offer during the Amazon Prime Day Sales....

Recording and Editing Gear To Make Cycling Videos

Recording and Editing Gear To Make Cycling Videos

Mr Tim

Amazon Prime 2024. All the video recording kit that I currently take out on my bike with me, plus my home studio essentials. My buying criteria are that the camera...

Recording and Editing Gear To Make Cycling Videos

Mr Tim

Amazon Prime 2024. All the video recording kit that I currently take out on my bike with me, plus my home studio essentials. My buying criteria are that the camera...

Sports Jerseys for Cyclists with Phonetic Text.

Sports Jerseys for Cyclists with Phonetic Text.

Mr. Tim

It's bonkers humid here in Japan so I made these awesome new Unisex Sports Jerseys for Cyclists, Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, and more. Sports Jerseys • 100% breathable polyester (mesh)•...

Sports Jerseys for Cyclists with Phonetic Text.

Mr. Tim

It's bonkers humid here in Japan so I made these awesome new Unisex Sports Jerseys for Cyclists, Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, and more. Sports Jerseys • 100% breathable polyester (mesh)•...

60 km/h Descent of Mt Takao 360° Video

60 km/h Descent of Mt Takao 360° Video

Mr. Tim

Video & Route!

60 km/h Descent of Mt Takao 360° Video

Mr. Tim

Video & Route!

Cycling Mount Takao Video, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Cycling Mount Takao Video, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Tim

A lovely clear winters day. Snow still on the ground from last week. A few guys from Tokyo Cycle Club in attendance too. Started at Takao station, then past Takao...

Cycling Mount Takao Video, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Tim

A lovely clear winters day. Snow still on the ground from last week. A few guys from Tokyo Cycle Club in attendance too. Started at Takao station, then past Takao...

Full English Breakfast in Ginza, 360° Video

Full English Breakfast in Ginza, 360° Video

Mr. Tim

I cycled 85 km to eat a superb English breakfast of fried bread (not toast!), mushrooms, Heinz baked beans, tomato, scrambled egg, a green leaf thing, sausage, coffee with separate...

Full English Breakfast in Ginza, 360° Video

Mr. Tim

I cycled 85 km to eat a superb English breakfast of fried bread (not toast!), mushrooms, Heinz baked beans, tomato, scrambled egg, a green leaf thing, sausage, coffee with separate...

Japanese Custom Cars, 360° Video, Enoshima Marina.

Japanese Custom Cars, 360° Video, Enoshima Marina.

Mr. Tim

First ride with new winter clothing. Big shout out to the local Workman store! Leggings, under shirt, and vest for less than the price of a pair of Shimano gloves....

Japanese Custom Cars, 360° Video, Enoshima Marina.

Mr. Tim

First ride with new winter clothing. Big shout out to the local Workman store! Leggings, under shirt, and vest for less than the price of a pair of Shimano gloves....

Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura Bianchi Infinitio

Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura to Enoshima 360° Video

Mr. Tim

Cycling with Insta360's Third Person Bike Handlebar Mount from Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Japan to Enoshima Train Station. Broke my gear cable as I started chasing the train but...

Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura to Enoshima 360° Video

Mr. Tim

Cycling with Insta360's Third Person Bike Handlebar Mount from Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Japan to Enoshima Train Station. Broke my gear cable as I started chasing the train but...

Japanese Train vs Italian Bike in 360° Video

Japanese Train vs Italian Bike in 360° Video

Mr. Tim

Enoshima Electric Railway vs Bianchi Bike! Chasing the Enoshima Electric Railway from Shichirigahama Beach seafront and along Koshigoe High Street. Video | Photos | Strava Route

Japanese Train vs Italian Bike in 360° Video

Mr. Tim

Enoshima Electric Railway vs Bianchi Bike! Chasing the Enoshima Electric Railway from Shichirigahama Beach seafront and along Koshigoe High Street. Video | Photos | Strava Route

Fujisawa Yamato Bicycle Path Insta360 Video

Fujisawa Yamato Bicycle Path Insta360 Video

Mr. Tim

A cloudy day... but very nice looking clouds. Still experimenting with my new Insta360 2X. Video | Photos | Strava Route

Fujisawa Yamato Bicycle Path Insta360 Video

Mr. Tim

A cloudy day... but very nice looking clouds. Still experimenting with my new Insta360 2X. Video | Photos | Strava Route

Cycling to Hakone, stopping by Sagami River to view Mt Fuji

Cycling to Hakone, stopping by Sagami River to ...

Mr. Tim

A great view across the Sagami River of Mt Fuji. Super clear days aren't so common for me as I'm in the city, so it's nice to get up early...

Cycling to Hakone, stopping by Sagami River to ...

Mr. Tim

A great view across the Sagami River of Mt Fuji. Super clear days aren't so common for me as I'm in the city, so it's nice to get up early...

Hachiko Crossing Insta360 at night, Shibuya, Japan

Hachiko Crossing Insta360 at night, Shibuya, Japan

Mr. Tim

I bought the Insta360 for my cycling videos but the first video I made just had to be me walking around Shibuya at night. I've since bought a selfie stick...

Hachiko Crossing Insta360 at night, Shibuya, Japan

Mr. Tim

I bought the Insta360 for my cycling videos but the first video I made just had to be me walking around Shibuya at night. I've since bought a selfie stick...

Shibuya Scramble Crossing at night 360

Cycling in Japan. My camera gear, Bianchi bike ...

Mr. Tim

Last updated: November 10th, 2023 All the gear below I use to record my cycling videos in Japan, along with the bike accessories and electronics. If you have any gear...

Cycling in Japan. My camera gear, Bianchi bike ...

Mr. Tim

Last updated: November 10th, 2023 All the gear below I use to record my cycling videos in Japan, along with the bike accessories and electronics. If you have any gear...

Cycling Electronics 2023

Cycling Electronics 2023

Mr. Tim

Flat-Bar Mount for Garmin, Wahoo. iGPSPORT iGS630 Bike Computer. Smart Tail Light. RAVEMEN FR160. Rear View Camera Bike Lights. 8000 Lumen Bike Light. Airtag Bike Mount. Wahoo ELEMNT Bolt Bundle. Rockbros Smart Tail Light....

Cycling Electronics 2023

Mr. Tim

Flat-Bar Mount for Garmin, Wahoo. iGPSPORT iGS630 Bike Computer. Smart Tail Light. RAVEMEN FR160. Rear View Camera Bike Lights. 8000 Lumen Bike Light. Airtag Bike Mount. Wahoo ELEMNT Bolt Bundle. Rockbros Smart Tail Light....

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Custom Cycling Gifts

The blue bike featured is an illustration of my Bianchi bike. Yours or a friend bike can be drawn and added to any gift.