Highlights from the fifth day of racing at the 2012 Tour of Japan. With over 4000m of climbing this was the toughest stage of the tour. One rider we spoke to said he would rather ride up Mt Fuji twice than do this stage again!
Individual General Classification (Green jersey): Fortunato Baliani (Team Nippo)
Points Classification (Blue jersey): Mariusz Wiesiak (Matrix Powertag)
King of the Mountains Classification (Red jersey): Julián Arredondo Moreno (Team Nippo)
Teams General Classification: Team Nippo
May 28, 2012
Tour of Japan 2012 Stage 5 (Izu) Highlights Video
Father of two, husband of one, lover of family, bicycles and running.
Urban Cycling Consultant, Tokyo By Bike.
Byron Kidd is the founder of the Tokyo By Bike website, writer, experienced urban cyclist, and expert on cycling in the staggering metropolis of Tokyo.
Working with NPO's and cycling activists to improve cycling infrastructure in Japan, Byron also operates internationally via a vast network of renowned urban mobility experts to promote Japanese cycling culture, and demonstrate how everyday cycling can work in megacities around the world. No city is too big for the bicycle.
Day Job, Software Developer.
Writing code and stuff, for games and things.