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PAPERSKY Tour de Nippon in Ibaraki

, 2019/04/13

Ibaraki prefecture will be the destination for the May edition of Papersky’s Tour de Nippon. Ibaraki prefecture is a short distance from Tokyo but it’s rural landscapes, majestic Mt. Tsukuba, beautiful plum trees and historic legacy as the home of Mito Komon (Tokugawa Mitsukuni) make it a perfect weekend getaway.
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We are now taking sign ups at  contact@khmj.com  for Papersky’s Tour de Nippon in Ibaraki. The event will take place on 5/25 (Saturday) and 5/26 (Sunday). Papersky’s Tour de Nippon project is about finding the magic of Japan’s rural districts, their inhabitants, nature, culture and food. Each ride travels to various prefectures to ride bicycles, eat local food and meet the ‘real’ people of the area. This upcoming ride will take us to Ibaraki.
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[EVENT & RIDE DETAILS]
Papersky’s Tour de Nippon in Ibaraki //
DATE: 5/25 (Saturday) & 5/26 (Sunday)
EVENT NAME: Lakeside Ride, Craft Beer and Mito Komon
PLACE: Tsuchiura and Mito, Ibaraki

FEATURING:
Day 1 (5/25) // Tsuchiura’s Lake Kasumigaura
* a beautiful lakeside ride amongs lotus fields.
* eat a bento based on the edo reciepes of Mito-Tokugawa Family.
* visit an original edo era resort that was loved by Mito Komon.

Day 2 (5/26) // Mito’s Hometown Hero Mito Komon
* visit Mitsukuni Tokugawa’s residence and garden.
* enjoy soba noodles made from local soba grains.

* visit the Hitachino Nest Beer’s original home factory and receive an original Tour de Nippon
brew.
Participants who join the tour event on both Saturday and Sunday will receive an original Ibaraki
traveler’s towel.

5/25 (Sat.) – Day 1/ Ride
START TIME & MEETING PLACE:
10:30am @ le.cyc Tsuchiura (Bicycle Shop at Tsuhiura Station’s PLAYatre)
FINISH TIME & ENDING LOCATION:
4:20pm @ Ohbake Goshi Yashiki (4533-3 Kou Tamatsukuri, Namegata-shi, Ibaraki)
DISTANCE: 28km
COST: 13,000 yen
*If you wish to reserve a bicycle for the ride we can arrange that for an additional 3,000 yen.
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5/26 (Sun.) – Day 2/ Ride
START TIME & MEETING PLACE:
8:50am @ JR Hitachi Ota Station
FINISH TIME & ENDING LOCATION:
4:00pm @ Kairakuen (1 Tokiwa-cho Mito-shi, Ibaraki)
DISTANCE: 42km
COST: 17,000 yen
*If you wish to reserve a bicycle for the ride we can arrange that for an additional 3,000 yen. If you rent one on 5/25, the rental fee for 5/26 will be free.

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SIGN UP for the RIDE!!!
Please write to us to begin the sign up process at:
contact@khmj.com

Please include the following information when contacting us: Date you would like to join (①Both dates, ②5/25, ③5/26), Name, Birth Date, Age, Address, Cell Phone Number, Body Height, Requests for rental bicycle and helmet.

If you would like to participate it’s necessary to sign up in advance and while spots are available.

*The cost of the Papersky’s Tour de Nippon does NOT INCLUDE
TRANSPORTATION (flights, cars, trains, ferries) from the participant’s house to the starting point and from the finish point back to the participant’s house. All transportation must be self-booked.

OTHER INFO:

Papersky’s Tour de Nippon Website:

www.papersky.jp/tour-de-nippon-english/
 
Past Papersky Tour de Nippon Videos:
Hokkaido/ Tokachi, Okinawa/ Miyakojima,Hamamatsu,Akita/Tazawako,Gunma, Seaside Kyoto, Nara-Tenri, Nagoya, Ise-Toba, Shodoshima, Oita, Tottori, Onomichi, Tanba Sasayama, Kagoshima, Hachinohe, Tokyo, Shiga, Shizuoka, Shimane-Tottori, Kyoto, Oshima.
 
Tour de Nippon Supporters:
BRUNO
B_ant
knog
BROOKS
URBAN RESEARCH DOORS
DIAGNL camera equipment
かまわぬ
UNITED ARROWS green label relaxing
Peak Performance
HOUDINI
Icebreaker
ORTLIEB
le.cyc
KINTO

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