Start and finish location: Grand Nikko Awaji Hotel, Awajishima
Explore unique riding destinations with expert local advice on all-day, overnight and weekend trips that blend a self-sufficient ethos with support where you need it. Attended by a small group of Rapha Cycling Club members, every intimate getaway offers the best riding every location has to offer and a chance to connect with your clubmates.
A stunning Japanese island, steeped in ancient history and myths, Awajishima is a cyclist's paradise with long, flat stretches of coastal roads, and stunning, hilly routes further inland. Prepare to explore one of Japan’s most beautiful cycling destinations with your fellow RCC members for a weekend of memorable riding.
Arriving on July 9th and riding for two days, the club will explore the varied landscapes around Awaji on routes planned and led by local Ride Leaders and Rapha staff. Prepare to cover 120 km of road riding with 1700m of elevation. The exact routes and trip details will be revealed closer to the event date.
Escape Awajishima is a riding getaway to be completed by a group of self-sufficient yet supportive cyclists. To ensure you’re ready for the road, be sure to bring along two spare tubes, a multi-tool, a pump, a patch kit and a masterlink. We also highly recommend bringing a spare kit and plenty of food.
Carefully curated routes
Day 1 meal
Day 2 meal
Special edition cap and musette
What’s not included:
Date: 9 - 10 July
Entry close date: 25 June
Escape start and finish point: Grand Nikko Awaji Hotel, Awajishima