Are you still looking for a fun and adventurous program for the summer? Good news - the search is over. What should not be missed from your agenda are bike events and festivals in and around Austria. There you not only have the opportunity to meet the stars of the bike scene, test the latest bike equipment and attend riding technique workshops, but also take part in races and competitions yourself and prove your skills on a mountain bike, enduro or downhill bike. We summed up the most important events of the coming season for you so that you don't miss anything. Read on and get inspired!
The best bike events of 2023
Bike Festival Garda Trentino ( 28.04.-01.05.2023)
Bike Festival Willingen (26.05. – 29.05.2023)
UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Leogang ( June 15 - 18, 2023)
Crankworx World Tour Innsbruck ( 21 – 25 June 2023)
GlemmRide Bike Festival (6th to 9th July 2023)
Bike Festival Garda Trentino: season opener on Lake Garda
Before the temperatures rise, you should definitely plan a trip to Italy in April. At the Bike Festival Garda Trentino from 28.04.-01.05.2023 all bike enthusiasts are invited to come to Lake Garda for the start of the season. During the four days of the event, everything revolves around bikes and makes the hearts of all bike lovers beat faster. In addition to an expo, a bike marathon and an eMTB challenge, a junior trophy, bike yoga and many test tracks are waiting for you. You can find more information about the Bike Festival Garda Trentino here.
Bike Festival Willingen: Largest MTB and EMTB outdoor fair in GER
If the Bike Event in Italy is too early for you, then we have good news: The next Bike Festival is not too far away. All bike lovers are invited to Willingen (Germany) at the end of May. Waiting there from 26.05. - 29.5.2023 a great expo with many exhibitors and over 1,000 bikes to test for you. Absolute highlights are the iXS Downhill Cup (German Championship) and the Gravel Rides. Find out more about the Bike Festival in Willingen here on the official event page.
UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Leogang
If you don't have any plans for June, you should definitely secure a ticket for the UCI Mountain Bike World Series stop in Leogang. From 15.6 - 18.6.2023, the best bikers in the world will meet there. In addition to a downhill and a cross-country competition (short track and Olympic discipline), there will be an enduro competition for the first time. You should not miss this fixed date in the World Cup calendar of the International Cycling Union. You can find tickets and information about the program here.
Crankworx World Tour Innsbruck 2023: All important information
Another must-visit in June is the stop of the Crankworx World Tour in Innsbruck from June 21-25, 2023. In the 7th edition, the Tyrolean state capital combines urban city vibes with an alpine mountain experience and welcomes the entire international mountain bike elite, pro racers and downhill teams. The program at Crankworkx includes exciting decisions in a dual slalom, a pump track challenge, in slopestyle and Rockshox downhill. Be there and follow who becomes King and Queen of Crankworx and wins the Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship title. You can find more about the event here.
GlemmRide Bike Festival 2023: Everything you need to know
The GlemmRide Bike Festival promises 100% bike action from July 6th to 9th, 2023 in Saalbach Hinterglemm. Exciting program highlights such as the Masters of Dirt Big Air Shows, an expo, lots of music and the international stars of the mountain bike scene await you at the bike event in the center of Hinterglemm. If you haven't had enough of it, you can also register for the IXS Downhill competition or the Rookies Cup and put your skills to the test. Find out more information on the official website.
💡 Good to know: 💡 We almost forgot the absolute highlight at the GlemmRide Bike Festival 2023: NAKED Optics is also represented with a booth in the Expo Area. Stop by, test our glasses and get great offers. We look forward to see you.
How do I find the right glasses?
As you can see, there is a lot going on in summer. Now all you have to do is save the weekends and pack the bike. What you should definitely have with you at the bike festivals are the right cycling glasses. In our blog article we will tell you why wearing sports glasses is so important.
Credits: Florian Dorn