This was the bus we took form Kyoto airport to Osaka area (Japan). The bus made only a few stops and than headed out towards the 4 destinations. The buses cost approximately 10 dollars, but the luggage was stored underneath and the seats were comfortable.
Bike parking in front of a grocery store in Okomoto neighborhood of Kobe, Japan. Some of the railway stations have bike parking that goes on for about a block and holds thousands of bikes. Japan is much more bike-friendly than the States, but watch out for those elderly ladies on bikes; they will run you down.