• Guided Hanami Tour

  • Join us for a fun and relaxing guided cycling tour
  • Japan Touring & Road Bike Rental

  • Explore Japan at your own pace

Guided Hanami Tour

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Japan Touring & Road Bike Rental

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Our Services

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Touring Bike Rental

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Some things included...

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Rear Racks

Our bikes are equipped with rear racks so you can load up your own panniers or rent them from us.

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Pucture Proof Tubes

Our bikes come with puncture proof tubes so you can spend more time cycling and less time repairing.

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Strong Locks

All bikes come with a lock so you can secure your wheels while you take a much-needed pit stop.

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Front & Rear Lights

We have front and rear lights to help you be as visible and as safe as possible while on the road.

And much more...

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Quality Bikes and Gear that Let you Focus on the Adventure

Leave your bike at home and take one of ours as your trusty cycling companion. Take a look at our range and get in touch to book your bike and gear now.

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What People Love about Globalwheels

Great service, great bikes, great fun!!!

​We rented two bikes from Globalwheels and couldn't have been happier. The bikes were great and came with everything we could have possibly needed (tools, racks, bags, etc). We would definitely use the company again and we highly recommend Globalwheels"

Peter and Rosa

Friendly, flexible, top quality bike rental

Gareth & Ian have been super friendly and extremely helpful when we organised our 8 days bike trip around Osaka. They have been very flexible to accommodate all our requests, and have rented us top notch road bikes very well maintained."

Adrien, Quynh, Mickaël and Quentin

Experienced road bike rental service with great support! 
I rented a bike to ride across Shikoku and the Shimanami Kaido. One of the best rides of my life! I tried 4 bike shops in Osaka but no one was able to accommodate until I contacted Globalwheels. They were ready with a Specialized Allez and all the necessary equipment for my trip!"

Evan
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Certificate of Excellence on Trip Advisor

We are proud to have earned a certificate of excellence on Trip Advisor. Our dedication to our cyclists have seen Globawheels become the 5th rated outdoor experience on Trip Advisor.


Japan Cycling Routes

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Experience Japan from a Road Bike

Drop your bags, get changed and pave your Japan journey from a road bike.

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Guided Tours

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Explore Waterside Osaka

Leave the city centre and discover the harbors, rivers and waterways that underpin the city. Historically, Osaka's waterways were the backbone of trade and transportation for the city. Take in the waterviews while crossing bridges on a relaxing cycle to places you never knew existed.

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Experienced Guides

Our two guides, Imai san and Icchi, have extensive knowledge of the area and will be with you every step of the way. They know bikes, good food, Osaka, cycling and also speak English and Japanese. They will cycle at the front and rear of the pack guiding the way, providing commentary and also telling a few jokes we've heard.

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Meet New Friends

Why not meet some locals, travelers and expats on your trip to Japan? Our tour combines cycling, making new friends and experiencing something new and fun together. Chat while cycling, at lunch or over a few drinks and dinner with everyone after the tour finishes. The guides know the route but they also know a few good bars!

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Enjoy our Hanami Event

Experience the beauty of taking in some amazing cherry blossoms while taking part in our Spring cycling event. After arriving back from the tour join us for us Hanami next to the river around JR Sakuranomiya station. We will provide drinks, snacks and best of all, a great time. Book now to ensure you don't miss out.

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We've got you Covered with 3rd Party Insurance

There are some risks involved in cycling and we all know that accidents can happen. No need to worry when cycling with Globalwheels as all rentals are covered with 3rd party insurance. Peace of mind on your adventure.

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Cycle Japan

Discover spectacular scenery, experience exceptional food and fall in love with Japanese culture.

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Location

Globalwheels Touring and Road Bike Rental

5-2-5 Nakanochou, Miyakojima Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 534-0027

hello@globalwheels-japan.com

Pick up time: 08:00 to 10:00
Return time: 17:00 to 18:00

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