Bicycle are regarded as light vehicles in Japan. So, cyclists are not allowed to ride on sidewalks unless otherwise stated by road signs. However, it is allowed to ride on sidewalks depending on traffic conditions and circumstances.
When riding on sidewalks, cyclists should yield to pedestrians and ride slowly.
Cyclists must stay on the left side of the road.
If you are using our electric bike, you can turn on/off the light by using the power button attached on bike's handlebar. If you are using our non-electric bike, the light will turn on automatically at night.
Riding a bike under the influence of alcohol is prohibited.
It is not allowed to ride with more than two persons on a bike.
Cyclists are not allowed to ride side by side. It may disturb others on the road.
Children under 13 years old must wear helmets when riding bikes. HUBchari does not offer helmets, so please prepare them on your own if you need.