A short climb to Tenri Dam

This last Saturday afternoon I thought I would get in a quick ride before the arrival of Typhoon Phanfone. Having a few hours to spare I decided to head down to Tenri dam just outside of Tenri city in Nara prefecture.  Tenri Dam is one of several dams in Nara prefecture. It makes for a nice ride as the road up to the top is wide, has little traffic, and is also a nice short climb.

Roadside cafe

 Beans from a local farmer drying along on the road

More climbing to go

Tenri dam

 Tenri dam

Back in Nara city for some post ride relaxation at a beer/sake garden



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