Bike Days Solothurn offers development and challenges for all levels of biking enthusiasts along with parties and extreme demonstrations in Solothurn, Switzerland. People from all around the globe gather at Bike Days to participate in competitions, watch experts exhibit how it’s done, and meet like-minded people within the action biking community. The festival hosts the impressive Proffix Swiss Bike Cup event where there are 6 elite categories all battling it out to get that champion status.
World champions are in attendance for the Swiss Cup with demonstrations from the likes of Jolanda Neff, Sina Frei, Nino Schurter, and Anton Cooper.
The cup also makes room for a “fun” category where anyone and everyone can have a go and maybe one day return to compete. The MTB Dirtjump Contest is where freestyle comes into the equation. This section is what attracts the most daring stunt bikers to the event and is where new tricks and style is created thanks to the best trick contest.
‘Bike Days Solothurn where professionals and amateurs join to evolve biking’
Bike Days not only provides a place for the most advanced bikers to showcase their skill but also enables people of all levels to learn and improve. Trial workshops run throughout the festival and is a great way to learn exactly how to master the bike balance factor and smoothly land some jumps. Participating in this workshop will mean learning from eight times Swiss champion, Roger Kelly who will guide you through the basics step by step. Bike Days offers just about everything you could possibly want in a biking event with mountain bike tours, roll sprints, slow races, a pump track, hand bike race, and even a bike service course. Whether you’ve just started biking or have been doing it for years, Bike Days is an event you will not want to miss.
The event is held in Baseltor, Solothurn, Switzerland. The closest airport is Bern Airport which is 58km from the venue. Getting to Bike Days via public transport is fairly easy as there is a train station in Solothurn along with a regular bus service. There is a large carpark near the venue where you can get a direct shuttle bus to the event.
The next Bike Days event will start on Friday the 10th of May 2019 and finish on Sunday the 12th of May 2019. The festival usually starts at 10 am and runs through until 8 pm with parties continuing until late. Tickets can be purchased for as little as $20 for two days with free entrance to children under 10 years old. Family tickets can be purchased at the event.
Switzerland is considered a rather classy country which is shown in the standard accommodation options. A majority of the hotels throughout Solothurn come highly rated and offer things like saunas, terrace dining, swimming pools, and modern décor. If you want to experience something a bit different you could always look at the Solothurn curling tower. This building is the oldest in the city and provides stunning views of the river Aare. A night in this wonky looking tower is like something from a fairy tale.
Naturally, the area is popular with cyclists due to its many cycle trails and mounting biking routes. Outdoor activities are endless here and as the river Aare runs through the city there are plenty of water sports activities too. There are several golf courses to enjoy as well as ziplining, alpaca or llama trekking, squash and badminton facilities, a high rope park, roller skating, and hiking tracks. During the winter you are able to go snowshoeing, downhill skiing, and cross-country skiing.
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