Has anyone ever done the Kurihama-Kanaya Ferry with a rinko bag? They charge extra for bicycles but I'm wondering if you can get around the charge by bagging up the bike and taking it on as luggage. I've checked the website and done a cursory web search in English and Japanese.
I'm compiling a list of some of the best train lines that go from central Tokyo out to the mountains. The criteria are:
1. Should be a single line that takes you to within a few kilometers of a mountain range. No changes unless they're really easy (walk across the platform)
2. Should leave from...