Exploring Japan on two wheels with Takashi Niwa (Translated by Sakae Sugawara). Japan's mountains and coastlines make the country an infinitely interesting place to do bicycle touring. However it's important to choose the correct route so you avoid battling traffic on roads that look good on the map but are congested areas. Cycling Japan takes a new route in each article from Hokkaido down to Kyushu and even some of the islands in Tokyo and Okinawa. Grab your bike and enjoy cycling in Japan.