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Why Cycle with Road Bike Rental Japan (Globalwheels)?

Easy Communication

Native English Speakers

Planning your trip should be easy and stress free. At Road Bike Rental Japan (Globalwheels) we are native English speakers and offer helpful, fast and knowledgeable tips and information about planning your trip and gear. 

Two happy cyclists after renting from Globalwheels.



Explore stunning cycling routes with our local knowledge.
LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Get off the beaten track with our local knowledge

The staff at Road Bike Rental Japan (Globalwheels) have been in Japan for a combined total of 20 years. We know Japan and we know cycling in Japan. We will be happy to share our favourite routes and also answer any questions about cycling, eating, internet connectivity, transport and generally getting the most out of your time in Japan.




QUALITY GEAR & BIKES

Leave your bike at home and let us prepare

At Road Bike Rental Japan (Globalwheels) we have an excellent range of touring and road bikes which we match up to cyclists’ height, preferences and dimensions. Why lug your bike and gear thousands of kilometres from home when you can arrive, jump on our bike, explore Japan then after cycling you can enjoy a few days or longer seeing some of Japan without having to carry your bike around everywhere.

Bikes and gear in our shop.



A cyclist flying down a hill on a road bike.
LARGE BIKES

Looking for a Larger Bike?

We know it can be quick tricky finding Large Bikes in Japan. That is why at Road Bike Rental Japan (Globalwheels), we stock larger 22.5" Trek FX2 Touring Bikes & 580mm sized Road Bikes





NATIONWIDE DELIVERY

Explore all of Japan with our courier service

At Road Bike Rental Japan (Globalwheels) we offer a courier service for rentals of 3 days or more. Check into your hotel and have your bike waiting for you when you arrive. You could pick up from us in Osaka and finish more than 2,000km away in Kyushu. You could start in Imabari in Shikoku and finish around Mt Fuji. All of Japan is waiting to be explored so best start planning!

Our delivery boxes.



Ian from Globalwheels and a happy customer on the Osaka Harbour tour.
GUIDED TOURS

Experience our Minoh or Harbour guided tours

Interested in exploring a lovely route with a friendly and knowledgeable local? We offer one-day guided cycling tours through the beautiful hills of Minoh and the excellent harbour and rivers of Osaka. Cycle with the guide and make new friends, learn about the area and leave your map at home. We will guide you start to finish for a memorable day.

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