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May 26 2023
Bureau of Citizens, Culture and Sports
Thursday, November 23, 2023 （national holiday）
The name of the bicycle road race to be held in the Tama region has been decided as “THE ROAD RACE TOKYO.” The name indicates that the full-fledged road race will be held in Tokyo, and will be disseminated both in Japan and internationally to raise awareness of the event and for branding. Please come and see the powerful, fast-paced cycling of the top athletes up close.
Sunday, December 3, 2023
On Saturday, December 2, Ajinomoto Stadium will hold a circuit-type race in which beginners of sports cycling and others can participate on a special course around the outer circumference of the stadium.
In order to effectively promote GRAND CYCLE TOKYO and convey the appeal of bicycles to a wide range of people, TAKEI So and INAMURA Ami have been appointed as ambassadors. In the future, we plan to have the ambassadors cooperate by participating in events, disseminating information via social media, etc.
(Courtesy of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)
A well-known sports personality with 1.56 million Twitter followers.
Ranked 1st in list of “celebrities likely to be fast at cycling”（Survey by "Hikkoshi Zamurai", web site for comparison and reservation of move, operated by Ateam Inc.）.
I am TAKEI So, the King of Beasts, and an ambassador for GRAND CYCLE TOKYO. Bicycles are the best means of transportation to enjoy the earth. Feel the wind as you pedal and enjoy Tokyo and the earth with all of your might!
Her dynamic batting has been talked about as a “god swing.”
She has an outstanding name recognition among sports cycling fans.
This is INAMURA Ami and I have been appointed as a GRAND CYCLE TOKYO ambassador. I hope to convey the appeal of bicycles that anyone can enjoy to many people through the races and events. I will do my best to support GRAND CYCLE TOKYO while feeling the wind of Tokyo!
（Assistance in Japanese only）