The race is set on the 3.1km closed circuit in the middle of Saitama city. International top riders who have won classifications of 2017 Le Tour de France and Japanese leading riders will compete.
J:COM presents 2018 Le Tour de France SAITAMA Criterium
J:COM presents 2017ツール・ド・フランスさいたまクリテリウム
Date: November 4th(Sun) 2018 10:00-17:00
Venue: Around Saitama Shintoshin station, Saitama city, Japan
*Saitama Shintoshin station is next to Omiya station.
Getting there from Central Tokyo
From JR Ikebukuro station
Take the Saikyo-sen Train (Kaisoku Express) and change the train at Akabane 赤羽駅. From Akabane take a train on the Utsunomiya-sen OR Takasaki-sen. (Travel time: About 30 min.) Get off at Saitama Shintoshin Station さいたま新都心駅
From JR Ueno station
Take the Keihin Hohoku-sen train (Travel time 33 min) OR the Takasaki-sen train (Travel time 22 min) OR the Utsunomiya-sen train (Travel time 22 min). Get off at Saitama Shintoshin Station さいたま新都心駅
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