NHK Cycle Around Japan Hosts

NHK Cycle Around Japan Hosts

NHK Cycle Around Japan Hosts, Past and Present

Many have fallen in love with the idea of one day riding around Japan thanks to he beautiful video docuseries Cycle Around Japan produced by NHK. And over the years the host of Cycle Around Japan has traded hands before finally being led by Michael Rice and Zac Reynolds primarily.

Other former hosts include:

Ondrej Hybl

James Hobbs

Kate Stevenson

Paul Salisbury

Bobby Judo

Glen Gypsy

Zac Reynolds – Based in Mie and Nagoya, Japan, Zac is a regular host of Cycle Around Japan since around 2021 onward.

Michael Rice – The first main host of the program, Michael now runs a cycling cafe in Odawara, Japan called Cycling Gypsy Cafe. He also is a brand ambassador for Chapter 2 Bikes.

While the show started with many different hosts, the show was predominantly hosted by Michael Rice and now Zac Reynolds.

How to Watch Episodes of Cycle Around Japan

For a complete list of episodes see our article on Where to Watch Cycle Around Japan NHK.

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  1. Connell on May 14, 2024 at 7:06 pm

    Great show. Never realized how rural and different Japan is until I watched this. Very well done.

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