The Typhoon Hagibis was one of the most terrible ones as you may have heard from various reports.
Hakone is one of the locations badly hit by the typhoon.
Roads were closed many places. But because of many people’s efforts, we can see significant recovery after a few weeks. National Road No. 138 is still closed partially and you can see how badly affected from the following local government official website:
Hakone is a town of tourism. People there continue making a big effort for a complete recovery. Except the closed roads, there is no danger in riding a bicycle. You are welcome to Hakone in the red leaves season!