Konsei Pass

Posted on November 7th, 2017

Riding through Norther Kanto, lies one of the highest passes in Japan。The descent starts at at almost 1900m and descents into Senjo-ga-hara in the Nikko area.

Have you ridden the Konsei Pass? Get points for it on Sporra! Konsei Touge — Spora

 

High Speed version:

Visit the Japanese Castles

Posted on October 15th, 2017

We’ve added the Japanese castles (all 100 on the list maintained by the government). Try and ride to as many of them as you can!

Japanese Castles

Japanese Rice Terraces

Posted on October 15th, 2017

The government of Japan maintains a lit of 100 rice terraces (on the side of mountains so they form a nice shelf like appearance) and we’ve included them as bronze goals with 5 points!

Japanese Rice Terraces

Japanese Passes Online

Posted on October 15th, 2017

We’ve added a major list of Japanese mountain passes to the site as single challenges each Bronze and worth 5 points. Try and hit as many of them as you can!

note: Some of the passes may not be on roads, drop me a line if you find one that is unreachable by road and we’ll fix it

List of Japanese Passes (Touge)

 

Nofuku Pass

Posted on June 18th, 2017

While riding around Ehime Prefecture, Japan I came across this most specactular of passes. At only 290 meteres, it isn’t a particularly high pass but the view of the ocean on the way down makes the descent quite unique.

 

Cover this ride on Sporra: http://www.sporra.net/challenge/route/detail/8/Nofuku+Pass/