MIDDLE ROUTE ODORIKO
The Middle Route is the main actor of Eroica Japan.
This route begins on the Amagi Kaido, which was the setting for Kawabata Yasunari's masterpiece "Izu no Odoriko" (The Dancing Girl of Izu).
After crossing the ancient Amagi pass, the route takes you to the rare loop bridge of "Kawazu Nanataru" and then to Matsuzaki-cho in the Kamo region, still have a traditional style of Japan. Strolling through the streets of Matsuzaki, lined with ancient houses with namako-walls, you will be reminded of the bustle of the past, and then head for the Nishi-Izu Skyline, where a magnificent view awaits you.
The course is 121 km long, but we will support riders with plenty of aid stations and a high level of hospitality. In order to allow riders to relax and enjoy the sights of Izu, we have set a very generous starting time of 6:00 a.m. and the route will be closed until sunset. Please enjoy the Ancient Road of Izu in a relaxed atmosphere, following in the footsteps of the dancers of yesteryear.
Participation fee: 15,400 yen *Early-bird price until April 18 / After April 19, the price will be 16,500 yen.
A set rate (22,000 yen) is also available with BROOKS ENGLAND presents Cambium ride on May 13, in which modern bikes can also participate.
Early-bird price until April 18/ after April 19, the price will be 24,200 yen.