May 19–21

Tokyo, we’re celebrating cycling and messenger culture with Rapha Rides, a long weekend of bike rides and events. Sign up on our schedule, and we’ll see you on the road in May.

19th May

Friday

6am | 20km

Earlybird Messenger Ride

Join Ride the early morning big city like a messenger. Led by Gogo, Rapha staff member and former bicycle messenger, through the backstreets and alleyways of Tokyo.

7pm

Opening Reception Party

Join The opening of Rapha Rides Tokyo will launch with a short film premiere. Get to know Tokyo again as three guests discuss the great weekend ahead celebrating our amazing city.

10pm | 20km

Midnight Messenger Ride

Join Ride the night time big city like a messenger. Lead by Gogo, Rapha staff member and former bicycle messenger, through the backstreets and alleyways of Tokyo.

20th May

Saturday

9am | 20km

GRV Ride

Join Discover the route created by renowned designers Hiroshi Ito and Toru Hara of Groovisions. We’ll learn how they use bicycles in Tokyo to soak up the treasures of the Setagaya area.

6pm

Bicycle Messengers & Tokyo

Join Rapha staff Gogo and Hiro are former messengers and organised the CMWC Tokyo in 2009. Joined by other experienced messengers they will discus the city and their experience of it.

21st May

Sunday

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Okutama Transfer Ride

Join Join us for a Transfer Ride in Okutama with ride leader Takashi Sawa. We’ll take the train out to ride this historic region, and enjoy the beautiful rolling Satoyama countryside. And no Transfer Ride would be complete without a stop for hot springs and beer. Limited to 20 riders, so sign up now.

“As a messenger, I rode under the hot sun, in the shadow of clouds, through the night, the wind, and rain, even snow. For a decade, I watched the city and its ‘air' change. It never failed to entertain me.”

Mitsuhiro ‘Gogo’ Gouda

Former bike messenger and Rapha employee

Sunday 21st May

Okutama Transfer Ride

Join us for a transfer ride in Okutama with ride leader Takashi Sawa. We'll take a train out to ride this historic region, and enjoy the beautiful rolling Satoyama countryside. Limited to 20 riders, so sign up now.

Cost:

Free

Ride highlights:

Beautiful 40km ride in Okutama

Ride led by Takashi Sawa, curator and Rapha rider

Stop for hot springs and beer

Ride with us
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Rapha Tokyo is located in the Kita-Sando area. We stock the latest Rapha products and show live screenings of all major races - perfectly timed for after work hours drinks and meals with fellow fans. Also look out for exciting rides and events hosted regularly.

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Visit us

3-1-6 Sendagaya,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0051

View on mapjapan@rapha.cc
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