Sunday 2 June: International World Bicycle Day
Sunday 2 June is actually the day before International World Bicycle Day. Still we’ll be celebrating biking on the Sunday, with a programme featuring participatory, entertaining activities run by various associations, conferences and accounts of “sustainable travel”, “Kidz On Wheelz” with initiations and demonstrations for little ones.
This fun day will take place at the Cinquantenaire park and will be organized in collaboration with the Environment Festival scheduled for 31 May to 2 June.
Activities – All day
Kidz on Wheelz
La Petite Fête Foraine
The Eddy Merckx game
Smoothie bike with Swapfiets (anti-waste project)
Activities – Timetable
11 am – 3 pm: Participate in making street art – by Aurélien Nadaud
12.30 am – 13.30 pm: Daddy K7 – Bike Sound System
13.30 pm: Departure of the guided bike tour by Pro Vélo, Cactus, Once in Brussels and Xavier Massart
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2.30 pm and 6 pm: concert by La Petite Boucle
Program of the info sessions in the « Voyagerie »
In collaboration with the Festival En Roue Libre
11:30 Looking for the limits of mind and body, Journey to the countries of ultracyclism
12:15 The hardest thing, is the first kilometer, How to prepare for a first bike trip
13:00 8 little legs on a bike, How to travel by bike with kids
13:45 How to pack your bags for a comfortable bike trip, Technical workshop: what equipment for what trip ?
14:30 Solo travel, Motivations, advantages and disadvantages of travelling by yourself
15:15 8 little legs on a bike, How to travel by bike with kids
16:00 How to immerse yourself in the regions we cross, Experience of WWOOFing in the Balkans and the Caucasus
16:45 Travel in your own region, Cycling in Wallonia, the heart of Europe
17:30 Women on a bike, Tips and tricks for ladies who want to travel by bike
18:15 The minimalist journey, reflection on materialism on a journey, Sustainable travel thanks to recycling, economy and hospitality
*Attention: the info sessions will be in french only