Recently, the theme of road racing has become a hot topic in Japan. During the summer 2019 broadcast of the charity tv show “24 Hour TV” a one time drama named “Kizuna no Pedal” was featured. Recently, the manga “Yowamushi Pedal” has become quite popular too. Cycling will also be heavily featured at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Olympics will feature road racing, bike competitions like BMX. It is attracting a lot of attention. In this article, we will focus on the finer points of road racing in Japan.