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Japan Touring and Road Bike Rental

Explore stunning scenery and an authentic side to Japan.

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Touring Bike Rental

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Rear Racks

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

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Puncture Resistant

Our bikes come with puncture resistant tires so you can spend more time cycling & less time fixing.

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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.

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What People Love about us

The perfect way to see Japan in autumn!

I can’t recommend Globalwheels strongly enough. I rented a touring bike from them for a week in late November. Gareth was really friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. He gave me some great tips for warmup routes around Osaka, as well as a couple of longer routes around Asuka, Kyoto, and Lake Biwa.


One of the best experiences I had in Japan.

Amazing experience of cycling with Ian. You get to know the city a bit and being able to cycle in a foreign country with someone speaks a shared language is amazing. Most importantly, their rentals are road bikes! All in all, great guys, great service, great experience.


Best bike rental company!!

I found Globalwheels online with amazing reviews. I emailed them and got a response really fast. They were amazing. Responded to all my questions and even switched out the stem before I got there for a shorter one. They had a range of bikes and two in smaller sizes which is what I needed. They are located right beside the train station which made picking up the bike super easy.

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Road Bike Rental Japan

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

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Road Bike Wash, DIY Work Studio & Cycle Cafe

New: Road Bike Wash

Keep your bike clean & running smoothly with our Road Bike Wash Options in Osaka.

Osaka Road Bike Wash at Road Bike Rental Japan

New: DIY Maintenance Work Studio

Take care of your Bike's maintenance needs at our DIY Maintenance Studio.

DIY Bike Maintenance Studio at Road Bike Rental Japan.

New: Cycle Cafe in Osaka

Prepare for the ride ahead with a coffee and snack in our Cycle Cafe in Osaka.

Osaka Cycle Cafe at Road Bike Rental Japan