Saturday, May 01, 2010

See the worlds first motorcycle at the Honda Collection Hall when you visit Motegi while touring Japan by motorcycle

The Honda Collection Hal
l at Motegi Circuit,
Japan has a replica of one of the world's first motorcycles by Daimler apparently built in 1885.

You can visit from Tokyo and would make a good day trip.

If you don't want to ride you can catch the train and then a bus to the circuit details below.

Honda Collection Hall - Motegi Circuit Japan website (translated to English here)

You can learn about Honda cars, motorcycles and see Asimo the robot

See a picture of the worlds first motorcycle the Daimler Reitrad here

How to visit the Motegi Circuit in Japan

Twin Ring Motegi Road Course (One lap = 4.8013 km)
120-1 Hiyama, Motegi-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi, Japan, 321-3597
TEL: 0285-64-0001 (main switchboard)
Website: (Japanese)

English website - Translated here

Venue Map (Japanese Only) here

Local Area Map & Train stations (Japanese) here

Facilities at the Circuit here (English)

See the track live now - Web Cam - click here

Honda Collection Hall

Days open: Seven days but check schedule for the day of your visit before hand hereJapanese & some English

Hours: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Admission to Hall: Free )but additional fee when the circuit is open)

Tours of the Hall is by group, groups of ten people at a time information here (English)

See Schedule here (Japanese) some English

Visiting by car or bike click here English and some Japanese

Visiting by Bus and Train click here (Japanese)some English

Best Train station: JR Utsunomiya Station & then bus to the circuit

Travelling from Tokyo by train use Jorudan to plan your train trip (English) click here