1st edition of the Festival Vélocité

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2020/05/09 09:30:00

The Vélocité Festival

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CGV, Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montréal

The purpose of Le-Sportif.comis to respond to the needs of every outdoor sports event organizers since 2003.
Le-Sportif.com is present in Canada since 2017 in the bicycle area more specifically. Le-Sportif.ca has formed close links with all the major players of the bicycle area. So came the idea to gather the numerous cycle sport lovers in a common event : theVélocité festival. The choice of the place happened naturally. Located 5 minutes from Montreal downtown, the uniqueParc Jean – Drapeau is the ideal place for this festival. This festival is for every cyclists, wether they are amateurs or elites, professional bikers or Sunday bikers, young or old, disciples of classic biking or BMX…
Le-Sportif.ca wish to demonstrate that cycling includes a lot of faces and uses thanks to this federative event. If cycling can be a daily mean of travel, it can be used as a mount for most distant trips. Or it can also be a source of family fun or in duo/solo. In the same time, cycling can be practiced as an amateur or professional and even in an artistic way.
The audience could attend several shows and participate in various activities. There will one for everyone’s taste. This may be a good opportunity for some of you to make their first push on the pedal. The Gilles Villeneuve circuit will be closed for the occasion. So join us to bike on one of the best asphalt in Canada !

At the heart of the Parc Jean-Drapeau

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A festival for all the bike lovers !
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Competitive cycling

An elite race sanctioned FQSC 

A festival for everyone

Families, involved in biking or not

Geocaching, vélo festif, catering…

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Shows (freestyle)

Trial, bike polo, and BMX freestyle demonstrations

Repair shop, exhibitors

Bike exhibition by our partners, and repair

News

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Festival Vélocité, Montreal

2 days of festivities into the world of cycling

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THE WEEK-END’S PROGRAMME

Tuesday 5 May 2020 at 7pm

Broadcast of the Marinoni's film ``The Fire in the Frame``

Giuseppe Marinoni manufactured more than 30 000 bicycle frames and cyclists worship him. In his workshop in Terrebonne, this man who will celebrate his 75th birthday soon is preparing for an important race where he has the opportunity to break a world record. 60 days before this challenge, the director Tony Girardin reveals his privacy by showing the artisan working and training.

Place : Montréal Cowork

Registration : Online registrations are coming soon.

Thursday 7 May 2020

Conference

Theme : My first bike trip, through New Zealand

During this Conference, François Guimard, will share with you his experience throughout the 4500 kms he covered by bike from the North to the South of New Zealand. He will speak about the basics to know for a first trip.

Registration : Here soon – Place : Montréal Cowork

Saturday 9 May 2020 from 9.30am to 6pm

Bike Exhibit

Several exhibitors will be there, you could also try the bikes depending on the availabilities of our partners.

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

Activities

BMX initiation

Units and bike will be at your disposal to enable you to practice BMX.

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

The Big Bike Ride on the Gilles Villeneuve circuit

Come and enjoy the experience de bike on the Gilles Villeneuve circuit safely. It will start at 1pm near the exhibitors’ village.

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

Geocaching

A treasure hunt for which you have to be equipped with a GPS (smartphone or GPS for hiking). The paths will give you the opportunity to discover all the specificities of the Parc Jean-Drapeau which is an historical jewel of the City of Montreal.

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit – A trail through the Islands

Vélofestif

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

Relaxation area

In case of snack attack you could eat on the spot thanks to our dedicated area with catering and bars.

Shows

Trial demo

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

BMX freestyle

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

Bike polo

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

Sunday 10 May 2020

Elite Race sanctioned FQSC

From 8.30am to 5.30pm athletes from all around the Quebec will be competing to this race according to their category (technical guide is coming)

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

Bike Exhibit

Several exhibitors will be there, you could also be enable to try bikes according to the availability of our partners.

Place : Gilles Villeneuve Circuit

Access map

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THE VELOCITE FESTIVAL EXHIBIT VILLAGE, IT’S HERE !

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Vélocité Festival Partners 2020

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Vélocité Festival Exhibitors 2020

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