Japan Cup Cycle Road Race is one of the biggest road races in Asia. This one-day road race is certified in the highest category and is the only UCI ProSeries event in Japan where you can watch the dead heat competition up close between the world’s top riders. Sit on your trainer and try to beat them!
The Japan Cup Cycle Road Race was established in 1992 as a memorial race for the 1990 World Cycling Championships held in Utsunomiya City. Since 2008, the Japan Cup has been certified as “Hors class” by UCI which makes it one of the highest-level races. With the criterium race set in central Utsunomiya city beginning in 2010, the Japan Cup has truly become the most important race in Asia. As one of the largest races in Asia, the quality of participants and the race itself has improved over the years, and the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) has recognized it as a leader in the development of cycling in Asia. It is becoming increasingly recognized around the world.