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J-Cycle

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Highly recommend

Went to rent a bike with my husband today based on the good reviews on tripadvisor. We knew it was... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Lydia W
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Toronto, Canada
Best way to explore the temples of Kyoto

This place was actually recommenced to us by a random couple that had visited Kyoto several times... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
kenton2
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San Diego, California
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6 May 2018
“Highly recommend”
15 Nov 2017
“Best way to explore the temples of Kyoto”
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BICYCLE SHOP J-Cycle[OPEN]10:00AM to 7:00PM(Available time of renting from 10:00AM to 6:30PM)[Closed days]the year-end and New Year holidays(December 30 to January 3)[RENTAL BICYCLE]*Standard :800yen/day(10:00AM-18:30PM)*Standard(3speed gears...more
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570 Torocho, Shimogyo-ku | Higashi no Toin Takatsuji Bldg. B1F, Kyoto 600-8401, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

1. friendly mechanic team, but 2. unfriendly woman behind the desk, but 3. you get a bike, so: Whatever, you came for a bike, everyone wins. 1. super flat city, but 2. upsell on electric bikes, but 3. you are not obese and missed legs...More

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J-Cycle-takatsujiten, お客様担当マネージャー at J-Cycle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for letting us know about your experience with our shop. We apologize if we did not meet your expectations. Your comments regarding the service you received at our store are very important to us. We would like to work even harder and keep...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

Went to rent a bike with my husband today based on the good reviews on tripadvisor. We knew it was a good choice immediately as the guy we were dealing with pointed out that rain was coming and made sure we were still up for...More

1  Thank Lydia W
J-Cycle-takatsujiten, お客様担当マネージャー at J-Cycle, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you for visiting our shop. We really appreciate your comments. How is your injury? We hope you get better soon. We look forward to seeing you again when if you have a chance.

Reviewed 16 November 2017

This place was actually recommenced to us by a random couple that had visited Kyoto several times. We couldn't be happier with our experience! They have several different bikes to choose from and maps that show the bike routes around the temples. This is a...More

1  Thank kenton2
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Found J-Cycle via my Maps.me app. Hired an electric bike for 5 hours for an afternoon. Employees were very friendly and showed me how the bike worked and gave me a map to follow. the map has many route suggestions. Once out of the busy...More

3  Thank Familyholsx4
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I've been to Kyoto before and this place is the best honestly we were looking for so cool fast and comfortable bikes because we were planning to bike for a long time. J-cycle was very fast at explaning things because the had everything picture ready...More

3  Thank oaklandcity4evr
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We hired bikes for the afternoon from J-Cycle, riding from the store up to the trio of temples starting from Kinkaku-ji temple. We then rode across to the Arashiyama district and the bamboo grove through semi-rural parts of Kyoto, before returning the bikes. Not overly...More

5  Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We were in kyoto for 5 days and what a regret not getting bikes on the first day instead of the last day. Worth every 1400 yen per bike. This is the 3rd bike place we went to and I can assure you that you...More

5  Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Within a matter of minutes of arriving without reservation, we chose bikes, filled out a simple form, paid 2400¥ for 2 geared bikes Inc theft reduction, had a quick rundown of the bikes and were away. Staff were very helpful and spoke good English. Bikes...More

5  Thank Karl W
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We hired bikes as a way to get around the million temples to visit in Kyoto. Such a great idea as you can get a lot more done than compared with walking and Kyoto is an easy place to ride around. We are all quite...More

6  Thank SamBell83
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

we rented 2 bikes for 2 days ( 10€/day). they were very kind and helpful. the bikes were new and we'll functioning. recommended!

5  Thank giada c
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Luis R
31 May 2017|
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Response from J-Cycle-takatsujiten | Property representative |
Thank you for your mail. Yes, we have 2 types of child seat. Front child seat for child from 1 year old to 3 years old and 15 kg in weight or less. Back child seat for child from 2 year old to 5 years old and 20 kg in weight... More
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Sheila R
8 January 2016|
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Response from J-Cycle-takatsujiten | Property representative |
Thank you for your mail. Our shop open everyday.(Expect for The New Year holiday) Please contact from web site or e-mail. We'll answer your question for details if you will reply from web site or e-mail. We are looking... More
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ninsqui
16 March 2015|
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Thank you for your mail. Please make a reservation from web site or e-mail. We will take a reservation from web site or-e-mail. We'll answer your question if you will reply from web site or e-mail. We are looking forward to... More
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