KYOTO TANTAN Long Ride Sunday,October 15,2023 On the day of the event:Start around 6:45 End around 15:30 Long ride around Tango and Chutan! KYOTO TANTAN Long Ride Sunday,October 15,2023 On the day of the event:Start around 6:45 End around 15:30 Long ride around Tango and Chutan!

Seaside Course: 93km

  • This course offers magnificent views along the Sea of Japan from the Tango Peninsula.
  • You will see the diverse landscape of the Tango Peninsula, including the ria coast of San’in Kaigan Geopark, river terraces, and sea caves.
  • You will also enjoy the view of the town of Ine, designated as the Preservation Districts for Groups of Historic Buildings, and Amanohashidate, one of the three scenic spots in Japan.

Forest Course: 112km

  • Challengers wanted!! It is also known as the “Course of Demons.”
  • This course has many ups and downs with a maximum difference in elevation of about 400 meters. It also has an element of hill climbing.
  • The Oeyama mountain range lies along the course and the nationally famous legends of demon slayers are said to take place here. There are also many scenic viewpoints.
  • You can enjoy the landscape of Woodland Kyoto with its rich nature consisting of mountains, villages, and rivers.


  • A course map has been posted in "Introduction of the Courses".
    *It is enclosed in the final information.

  • We sent the final information documents, Bib to those living in Japan by regular mail.
    If you do not receive it, please notify the secretariat.

  • Please check the traffic rules of Japan
    Bicycle traffic rules
    KYOTO Safety Navi

  • The entry deadline is 23:59 on Sunday, October 1. We look forward to your participation.

  • Entry for the event is now open.

About Entry

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Outline of the Event

Name of the event KYOTO TANTAN Long Ride
Date & time Saturday, October 14, 2023:Check-in on the previous day (13:00 to 17:00) (scheduled)
Sunday, October 15, 2023:Check-in on the day:5:30 to 6:30 (scheduled) Event:Starts from around 6:45 Ends around 15:30
Venue Start & finish at the following:Amanohashidate Parking (Aza Monju, Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture)
Course:Kyoto Prefecture (Fukuchiyama City, Maizuru City, Ayabe City, Miyazu City, Kyotango City, Ine Town, Yosano Town)
Courses &
Maximum number of participants
Seaside Course: about 93 km, 10,000 yen
Forest Course: about 112 km, 10,000 yen
Common to both courses: Entry fee for elementary school students (up to 12 years old) is 5,000 yen.
650 riders in total.
Course details and entry fee
Seaside Course Forest Course Elementary school students
Distance About 93km About 112km *For both courses,
participants must be accompanied by a parent or equivalent.
Course description Round-the-Tango-Peninsula Course Granfondo Course
*For experienced riders
Entry fee
(per person)
10,000 yen 10,000 yen 5,000 yen
Maximum number of participants 650 (provisional)

Specific procedures for starting the ride will be explained on the event website.

Organizer KYOTO TANTAN Cycle Event Executive Committee
〈Constituent organizations〉
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Fukuchiyama City, Maizuru City, Ayabe City, Miyazu City, Kyotango City, Ine Town, Yosano Town,
  • Kyoto Tourism Federation, and Kyoto Prefecture Northern Region Urban Area Promotion Alliance
Entry qualifications and event rules This is not a timed race but a cycling event. There are no traffic restrictions for other general vehicles on the course road. Follow the traffic rules, such as stopping at stop signs and red traffic lights. Do not immediately follow, ride side-by-side with, or cut in front of other bicycles. A cutoff time is set for each point. If a rider is late for the cutoff time of any aid station, they will not be allowed to continue.
Entry qualifications
  • Healthy participants who are in the 4th grade of an elementary school or higher and have the ability to complete each course before the cutoff time
    ※An elementary school student must be accompanied by a parent or equivalent (For both courses).
  • Those who can follow the event rules, traffic rules, and public etiquette.
  • Those who have agreed to the terms of the declaration.
  • Applicants must submit a bicycle inspection certificate upon check-in on the day of the event.
  • Applicants must have bicycle insurance.

    Refer to the Ordinance on the Promotion of Safe Use of Bicycles.

sample:bicycle inspection certificate

Click here to download the bicycle inspection certificate format.

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Event rules
  1. When riding on the course, observe all traffic laws and regulations, including the following:
    • Come to a complete stop at stop signs and red traffic lights.
    • Ride on the left side of the road.
    • Do not ride more than two abreast. (Ride in a single file.)
    • Two-step right turn
    • Any other dangerous riding that could lead to traffic accidents is prohibited.
  2. When riding a bicycle, follow the instructions of guards and event staff.
  3. There are some places in the tunnels where you will have to ride on the sidewalk. Watch out for pedestrians. If pedestrians are walking, get off and push your bicycle.
  4. About the equipment and shape of the bicycle
    A DH bar is prohibited.
    • Small-wheeled bicycles (except those with derailleur gears), recumbent bicycles, and granny bicycles (so-called mama-chari in Japanese) are not allowed.
    • The bicycle must be equipped with front and rear brakes.
    • It is prohibited for two people to ride on one bicycle, including tandems.
    • It is prohibited to mount a DH bar on a bicycle.
    • Wear a helmet at all times.
    • Always have a front light and a bell on your bicycle and turn on the light in tunnels.

    Participation with an electric bicycle is allowed. However, the organizer will not provide battery charging facilities.

  5. Participants must not pass the lead car at the front of each course under any circumstances. Escorting bicycles by car is also prohibited.
  6. If you want to retire for any reason, inform the staff and follow their instructions.
  7. Participation by high school students and younger requires the consent of a parent or equivalent.
  8. In the event of a traffic accident between participants or between participants and other general vehicles, notify the police, event committee office, and staff immediately and follow their instructions.
  9. Pass through each aid station before the cutoff time set for that station.
  10. In the event of an accident, notify the event staff and contact the police yourself.

Participants who do not observe the above event rules and do not improve their behavior after being warned by the event staff will be disqualified.

A DH bar is prohibited.
Schedule (provisional) ※Subject to change.

<Saturday, October 14>

Check-in on the previous day 13:00 to 17:00 Miyazu City Amanohashidate Parking

<Sunday, October 15>

Rider and baggage check-in 5:30 to 6:30 Miyazu City Amanohashidate Parking
Opening ceremony 6:30 to 6:45 Greeting by the organizer, explanation of precautions, etc.(about 15 minutes)
Seaside Course(about 93km)
From around 6:45
Forest Course(about 112km)
From around 6:46
Seaside Course(93㎞)
11:01 to 14:30
(only as a guide)
Miyazu City Amanohashidate Parking
Forest Course(112㎞)
11:55 to 15:21
(only as a guide)
Miyazu City Amanohashidate Parking
End Around 15:30 Miyazu City Amanohashidate Parking

<Estimated time of passage on the Seaside Course>

Area Estimated time of passage
Miyazu City(near the starting point) 6:45 to 7:42
AS①/Roadside Station Tango Kingdom "Shoku-no-Miyako", Kyotango-City 7:50 to 9:30
AS②/Roadside Station Tenki Tenki Tango, Kyotango-City 8:30 to 10:30
AS③/Ine Town Office, Ine Town 9:55 to 12:46
Miyazu City(near the goal) 11:01 to 14:30

<Estimated time of passage on the Forest Course>

Area Estimated time of passage
Miyazu City(near the starting point) 6:46 to 7:13
AS④/Okada Elementary School, Maizuru City 7:57 to 9:21
AS⑤/Parking of Kisaichi Maruyama Tumulus Park, Ayabe City 9:01 to 11:01
AS⑥/Shutendoji-no-sato Village, Fukuchiyama City 10:34 to 13:23
AS⑦/Nodagawa Workpal, Yosano Town 11:22 to 14:43
Miyazu City(near the goal) 11:55 to 15:21
  1. The organizer will provide first aid for any injuries sustained during the event, but any further treatment is the responsibility of the participant. Any fees for treatment by a physician, including the first visit fee, must be paid by the participant. Be sure to bring your health insurance card.
  2. The only insurance coverage during the event is that which is covered by the accident insurance policy purchased by the organizer. Damage to or theft of bicycles, helmets, clothes, or other items is not covered by this insurance. Purchase the necessary insurance on your own.
  3. For safety reasons, the use of tires for piste bikes (for track competition) is prohibited, in principle, on all courses. Please note that the organizer does not assume any responsibility for any accidents caused by its use.
  4. The entry fee that has been paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  5. If the event is canceled on the day due to a natural disaster (wind, snow and rain warnings, earthquake, fire, etc.), the entry fee will not be refunded.
  6. The right to publish images, pictures, articles, and records during the event on TV, in newspapers, magazines, and on the internet belongs to the event organizer and the planning/management company. Please understand it in advance.
Method of entry Entries will be accepted until mid-September (tentative).
※On a first-come and first-served basis for those who have completed the application process via the internet (whose application has been confirmed).

Introduction of the Courses

Courses Information

※Values, such as a maximum difference in elevation, are automatically calculated by the route creation software. Please note that they may not always be accurate.

※The courses are subject to change depending on consultation with the police, road repairs, and other conditions.

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