From October 6 - 8, the Cycle Mode FESTA 2012 in Osaka starts today.
It is the largest convention of its kind in Japan (Asia?).
If you are a bike geek, you must attend.
All of the big name makers will be on hand with new models.
In addition, you can ride some of the new models.
In the Main Hall, there will be a cycling course on which you can ride a bike.
The procedure is:
1. Apply (fill out a form)
2. Issuance of Bike Pass (a blue bracelet)
3. Choose Bike
4. Head on to Course
5. Return Bike
In other halls, many of Japan's bicycle NPOs will be on hand with literature and information.
It is a great day out.
Cycle Mode FESTA 2012 in Osaka
Asia Pacific Trade Center
October 6, 2012 8:00 am - October 8, 2012 5:00 pm
Cost: ¥1,000 in advance, ¥1,200 yen on the day
From Umeda, Honmachi, Shinsaibashi, Nanba, take the Chuo Subway Line to Honmachi. From there, it is 18 minutes to Cosmos Square.
From Osaka Station, take the Kanjo Circle Line towards Tennoji. Change at Bentencho for the Chuo Subway Line.
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