Akagiyama Hill Climb Race Hosts a 2nd Virtual Edition on ROUVY On Oct 9th
October 6, 2021
Maebashi City, Japan / Akagiyama Hill Climb Race hosts its second open virtual edition on ROUVY, on October 9th, with the pro riders, Takahiro Koyama and Kazuki Nagatomi, from Team Griffin. Mountain Akagiyama provides the best cycling during a beautiful autumn season in October and November.
Maebashi City, Japan / Oct 6th 2021 – Akagiyama Hill Climb Race hosts its second open virtual edition on ROUVY, on October 9th, with the pro riders, Takahiro Koyama and Kazuki Nagatomi, from Team Griffin. Mountain Akagiyama provides the best cycling during a beautiful autumn season in October and November.
Riders from all over the world are welcome to cruise or race the 20km to the top of the Akagi mountain, from their homes. The virtual rebranded route built with geo-synced video footage, also allowing for ROUVY’s AR multi-rider mode, is available for pre-race reconnaissance.
Sam Sakai, the Race Advisor says, “We are excited to deliver the 2nd virtual edition of the race since Covid hit Japan. We are happy to be hosting a real race replica online and the platform gives a perfect reproduction of our real race. If you want to bring the real feel to all world climbers, there is no better platform choice”.
This event, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the real race, is free-to-enter with no limitations to take part in. Drafting is “ON”. Athletes of all levels are welcome to explore this Japanese race, enjoy the 1:1 virtual race course this weekend and train for the real race in the post-Covid future.
Event Partners: Maebashi City, Wahoo, Team Griffin.
The race starts on October 9, 5:00 a.m. CET / 12:00 JST; registration is open HERE.
About the race organizer
Akagiyama Hill Climb is in it’s 11th edition as a Hill Climb race event at Maebashi, Gunma, Japan.
ROUVY is a digital racing platform that brings the experience of real-life cycling competitions to your home. ROUVY offers thousands of exciting virtual roads to join the pro peloton online or compete with friends. Overlaying 3D avatars over the geo-synced video footage, ROUVY makes home training both realistic and fun. Cycling enthusiasts and the most demanding athletes are welcome to cycle the world from home, to stay fit or get ready for the next race!
Sam Sakai, Race Advisor
Akagiyama AR Hill Climb