The BIKE TRAVEL AREA brings a holiday feeling to the show.

BIKE TRAVEL AREA

24.06. & 25.06.2023
09:00h - 18:00h
BIKE TRAVEL AREA, F11

New: June 24 and 25, 2023: BIKE TRAVEL AREA

On Saturday and Sunday, cycle tour regions, cycle tour providers and associated service providers present themselves in a large outdoor tent. A varied lecture program consisting of travel reports, adventure lectures and discussion panels will inspire on the integrated stage.

In the BIKE TRAVEL AREA you will get all the information and above all inspiration for your next bike trip. From the river bike path in Germany to sporty road bike and mountain bike holidays in the Alps. Let yourself be inspired by the diverse possibilities of exploring regions and landscapes by bike. Get all the information you need to plan and be inspired by our participating regions.

The BIKE TRAVEL AREA will be the meeting point for all those interested in bike travel.

BIKE TRAVEL STAGE

The programme of stage events in the BIKE TRAVEL AREA takes spectators off on an inspiring journey around the world. Starting it all off is a cycle tour in Africa, from there the journey moves on to a live podcast and a glimpse into the photo albums, Scandinavia, Italy, the highest Alpine passes and then, finally, around the whole globe with Dennis Kailing. Rounding off the agenda are informative talks on planning for tours and training as well as ADFC certification for cycle tourism destinations.

Programme Saturday, June 24, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 My 3.5 years of cycling in Africa
Peyman Almar
English
11:00 - 11:45 Bergpol-Podcast LIVE
Theresa Bergbauer & Wiebke Lühmann
German
12:00 – 12:45 ICECOLD - Cycling in Winter in Scandinavia
Carsten Grüttner
German
13:00 - 13:45 First Cycling Tour in Italy - about mistakes and other trouble
Doro Staub
German
15:00 - 15:45 How to build a bikepacking route: Expedition Alay
Bellén Toscan & Tristan Bogard
English

Programme Sunday, June 25, 2023

10:00 - 10:45

Taking bicycles on Italian trains: Pitfalls, tips and tricks
Doro Staub
German

11:00 - 11:45 Cycling vacations made easy - ADFC tips and tricks for your cycling trip
ADFC
German
12:00 - 12:45 Better World than Never - once around the globe by bike
Dennis Kailing
German
13:00 - 13:45 Courage, luck and strong nerves - Bikepacking with a toddler
Katrin Igelhaut
German
14:00 - 14:45 By pedelec from southern Spain to Germany. Solo.
Susanne Brüsch
German
15:00 - 15:45 How to build a bikepacking route: Expedition Alay
Bellén Toscan & Tristan Bogard
English
16:00 - 16:45 Berlin Wall Cycle Trail and Iron Curtain Trail
Michael Cramer
German

Speaker

My 3.5 years of cycling in Africa - Peyman Almar
I am Peyman from Lapland, the northern part of Finland. 
It all started from childhood. Since I gained the ability to think and decide for myself I always felt a voice deep inside of me telling that I am an animal and nature is my home. Being indoors between walls was something I never liked. 
 
Now it has been more than a decade I’ve been cycling in different parts of the world. For the last 5 years I’ve been a full-time cyclists. I spent 3,5 years cycling in west and east part of Africa. In my talk I will share my experience of cycling in Africa and different bikes & equipments I have used. 

Bergpol-Podcast LIVE - Jascha Polenz & Theresa Bergbauer: Snapshot with Wiebke

Theresa Bergbauer is a freelance journalist and yoga teacher. She works as an online editor in Munich and is Main Host at Bergpol. 

Bergpol-Podcast LIVE - Jascha Polenz & Theresa Bergbauer: Snapshot with Wiebke

Jascha Polenz is a video producer, photographer and editor from Munich. Behind the camera, he prefers to work with natural light in outdoor settings.

Experience real mountain sports: The Bergpol Podcast stands for a love of adventure, courage and the will to face one's dreams and challenges. Theresa Bergbauer and Jascha Polenz talk to people who live out their passion for mountain sports and travelling and embark on unforgettable adventures.

Bergpol Podcast LIVE - Jascha Polenz & Theresa Bergbauer: Snapshot with Wiebke

Theresa Bergbauer talks with Wiebke Lühmann about her enthusiasm for bike travels around the world, her bikepacking experiences from South America to Norway, and the making of her
travel documentary "On Her Own".
Together they take a look inside Wiebke's personal podcast and personal photo album and talk about their most most defining cycling moments.
If you want to know more about Wiebke, click here:
https://packandtri.de/
https://www.instagram.com/wiebkelueh/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OV6836VprNI&t=1055s

ICECOLD - Cycling in Winter in Scandinavia with a Fat Bike - Carsten Grüttner

Carsten Grüttner is a bicycle travel adventurer, a city guide in his adopted hometown of Cologne, and a lawyer. For more than 30 years he has regularly traveled the world with bicycle, tent and camera; mostly alone and on back roads. He reports on his cycling adventures (e.g. "ABENTEUER - Weltreise per Rad", "NORD-SKANDINAVIEN - Eiskalt", "MYANMAR - Unter Rebellen", "TIBET - Auf dem Dach der Welt") in live reports and cycling travel magazines.

Carsten Grüttner travels the rugged north of Finland and Norway in winter with fatbike and tent. Off the main routes, he takes us through snowstorms at icy -30°C on a more than 1,000 km long solo adventure trip, which, in addition to the physical and mental challenges of wild nature, also tells us about the beauty of the North in powerful images.

First Cycling Tour in Italy - about Mistakes and other Trouble - Doro Staub

Doro Staub has been writing about cycling trips in Italy on her blog Miss Move (missmove.ch) since 2015. With her experience reports and tour tips, she encourages individual exploration of Italy by bike.

A challenge awaits those who are exploring Italy by bike for the first time. What you can do wrong and still get away alive, and what you need to bear in mind to make your first tour of Italy a joyful discovery and not a big scare.

How to build a bikepacking route: Expedition Alay - Bellén Toscan & Tristan Bogard 

Bikepacking is best when done on a properly built route. But how do you build one? Tristan and Belén will take you through their steps to create their own: Expedition Alay in Kyrgyzstan. 
Ever since their first tour through Kyrgyzstan, Belén and Tristan have returned to this colorful, mountainous, and truly adventurous country, exploring several parts by bicycle each year. Ultimately, they decided to build their first bikepacking route in the country to bring attention to the southwest region of Alay.

Taking bicycles on Italian trains: Pitfalls, tips and tricks - Doro Staub 

Doro Staub has been writing about cycling trips in Italy on her blog Miss Move (missmove.ch)  since 2015. With her experience reports and tour tips, she encourages individual exploration of Italy by bike.

The most difficult part of a cycling trip in Italy is the journey by train and bike to the starting point - and the return journey. On which trains can the bike be taken, which ticket is needed for which train, how do I buy one, and why is the ticket machine so slow? Practical information garnished with stories about train managers, station lifts and original bicycle carriages.

Cycling vacations made easy - ADFC tips and tricks for your cycling trip - ADFC

Speaker: Sabine Schulze, Managing Director Bed+Bike and Michael Maier, Tourism consultant at the ADFC Federal Office

The cycling season has finally started and why not spend the next vacation on the bike. But where to find suitable destinations? How do I plan in advance, what needs to come along and what is important on the route? Tips and tricks are provided by the ADFC tourism team in the person of Michael Maier and Sabine Schulze from the ADFC bike-friendly accommodation Bed+Bike.

Better World than Never - once around the globe by bike - Dennis Kailing 

Dennis Kailing, from Gelnhausen in Hesse, embarked on a great adventure after his studies: once around the world by bicycle. He documented his 2-year journey and produced a documentary film. 

Dennis Kailing cycled around the world in 761 days through 41 countries. He sat in the saddle for 43,600km and experienced a huge adventure. In his lecture, he gives deep insights into his journey and also talks about the making of his film Besser Welt als Nie (Better World than Never), which is now available in three languages worldwide on Netflix.

Courage, luck and strong nerves - Bikepacking with a toddler - Katrin Iglhaut 

For several years now, Katrin and Jakob Iglhaut have been experiencing bikepacking adventures together all over the world. Daughter Ronja has been on board since 2021. No reason to hang up their shared passion - even if it quickly becomes clear that the bikepacking tours for the three of them will be a somewhat different kind of "adventure"...

By pedelec from southern Spain to Germany. Solo.- Susanne Brüsch 

In May 2021, Susanne Brüsch will swing into the saddle in Andalusia, Spain, and "surf" the opening wave of the Corona Lockdowns 3500 kilometers from the Atlantic to the Rhine. Alone. How she plans the 46-day journey out into the blue, remains self-sufficient for as long as possible and what she experiences along the way, Susanne reports in this impressive foray through the scenic treasures and about her emotional stumbling blocks en route.  

Susanne Brüsch is one of the longest-standing players in the e-bike industry and a pioneer of e-bike travel. As a journalist and speaker, she has been instrumental in raising the profile of the pedelec and is the namesake of this category of bicycle. Under her own label "Pedelec Adventures" she has been promoting e-bike tourism for over 10 years.

Berlin Wall Cycle Trail and Iron Curtain Trail - Michael Cramer

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Partner Region

Region of Valencia Region of Valencia

About Valencia

Discover the natural and cultural treasures of the Region of Valencia by following routes, itineraries and services aimed at ensuring that cyclists enjoy a complete experience..

If you want to connect to the wildest nature and discover scenarios that can take you back to the Middle Ages, Castellón is the place for you.

On the other hand, the province of Valencia is the ideal place for families and groups of friends with an interest in seeing the principal city centres and the most authentic secrets of the farmlands of the huerta valenciana.

Experiences designed to discover the Albufera, lose yourself in the old town of the City of Valencia or live the greatest adventure of all in the Valley of Cofrentes are some of the most attractive proposals that will seduce you.

 Finally, there is the Costa Blanca, an international reference point for cycle tourism, with its endless routes, imposing mountains and extensive beaches with crystal clear waters in a destination famed for its cultural heritage and Mediterranean cooking.

Benidorm, as well as the surrounding villages, has unique characteristics for the practice of the different types of cycling, which together with the good weather of the area, make our region one of the most visited for cycling  in Spain.

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Katja Richarz

Katja Richarz

Project Manager Congress, Events & Cooperations

fairnamic GmbH

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Julia Zembrod

Julia Zembrod

Exhibitor Service BIKE TRAVEL AREA

fairnamic GmbH

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