Sakamichi Onoda's first race...and his first road racer!Following his fateful encounter with fellow first-years and road racing hopefuls - the driven ace, Shunsuke Imaizumi, and the gifted sprinter and "Speed Man of Naniwa," Shoukichi Naruko - Sakamichi Onoda finds himself in his first real road race! But the heated first-years' race for team Sohoku is serious business, and Onoda's competing on his granny bike!! After struggling to keep up, Onoda trades his old bike in for a brand spankin' new road bike mid-race, and his slumbering potential comes bursting out!! But will it be enough to ride to the top!?