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The guided bike tours of Sunday 31 March 2019

31 March

To celebrate the 100 days before the Brussels Grand Départ of the Tour de France, we invite you to participate in a free guided bike ride on Sunday 31 March! This is the opportunity to put on your best yellow jersey and discover Brussels differently with a guide!

Check in at 8am at Maison du Tour on place De Brouckère to get your free breakfast. All departures take place from the Maison du Tour between 9:00 and 10:00. Book your tour now according to your preferred language or theme! Get your cycling shorts ready!

Food and entertainment all day.

The Brussels Stage of the 2019 Tour de France on an electric bike – 28km – ENGLISH/FRENCH

The time trial stage in Brussels, a 28km loop, covers the most sumptuous avenues and crosses the capital’s most beautiful parks. This was an unmissable opportunity for Once in Brussels! We suggest that you wear your best yellow jersey and join us to become a champion of the e-bike. On our electrically assisted bicycles, we follow the same route that the Tour de France riders will take and discover Brussels during cultural breaks. If you’ve always dreamed of participating in “La Grande Boucle”, this tour is for you!

Organiser: Once in Brussels
Meeting point: Maison du Tour, Place De Brouckère
Departure time: 9:00
Duration: 4 hours

BIKE AVAILABLE ON SPOT

Eddy Merckx and Cycling in Brussels – 15km – FRENCH

To celebrate the Grand Départ of the 2019 Tour de France in Brussels, get on your bike and follow the guide to discover this mythical competition. This guided tour will also be an opportunity to celebrate one of the most famous cyclists in the world, Eddy Merckx, winner of the Tour de France five times. From his childhood in Woluwé-Saint-Pierre to his many victories, discover the “Cannibal’s” journey as you pedal. Combining anecdotes from the Tour de France with the history and development of cycling in Brussels, this guided tour will be an opportunity to honour this mythical race in the Belgian capital.

Organiser: Pro Vélo
Meeting point: Maison du Tour, Place De Brouckère
Departure time: 9:30
Duration: 4 hours

BIKE AVAILABLE ON SPOT

Discover Brussels’ Cycling Culture – 18km – DUTCH

Where does cycling stand today in Brussels and how did cycling and cycling culture come to the city? There is no better way to discover this than to hop onto a bike with a guide. Cycling through the city you will explore the different facets of Brussels’ cycling culture, both past and present. From cycling policy to grassroots cycling initiatives and from an emerging cycling economy to cycling fashion.

Organiser: Cactus Brussel
Meeting point: Maison du Tour, Place De Brouckère
Departure time: 10:00
Duration: 3h30

BIKE AVAILABLE ON SPOT

A sporty cycling excursion to the outskirts of Brussels (50km) – FRENCH/ENGLISH

For those who are a little more adventurous, this Sunday is also the opportunity to participate in a more physical challenge. This outing will be supervised by Xavier Massart, an ultra-cyclist from Brussels whose CV will impress you. Discover Xavier’s favorite training routes and enjoy a trip of some 50km into Flemish Brabant and the outskirts of Brussels. Average cycling speed of the tour: +/- 25km/h.

YOU NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN BIKE FOR THIS TOUR

Organiser: Xavier Massart
Meeting point: Maison du Tour, Place De Brouckère
Departure time: 10:30
Duration: +- 2.5hrs

guided bike tours

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Date:
31 March
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Website:
https://shop.agenda.brussels/en/expand/init/2370

Details

Date:
31 March
Event Category:
Website:
https://shop.agenda.brussels/en/expand/init/2370