When to go to to Japan for a bike trip?

Japan has distinctive seasons which should be taken into consideration when planning a bike trip, particularly for a long tour. Generally speaking, spring 春 (March to early June) and autumn 秋 (October and November) are the best seasons for bike trips as the temperatures are pleasant and there is little rainfall.  Although it is perfectly possible to explore Japan by bike in other seasons, depending on where you travel.  The Japanese archipelago stretches from north to south, which means that each region has a different climate.

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