Grossglockner E-Bike Summit 2019

Grossglockner E-Bike Summit 2019

To the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe by e-bike – powered by ‘Kleine Zeitung’. Calling all cycling and e-bike enthusiasts! On 9th June 2019, a very special event premieres in Heiligenblut am Grossglockner: e-bikers from far and wide will flock to Heiligenblut to experience a ride along the car-free Grossglockner High-Alpine Road – making their way from Heiligenblut’s village centre up to the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe, enjoying spectacular views along the way.

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The most beautiful pass in the Alps

The setting for this one-of-a-kind E-Bike Summit is the Grossglockner High-Alpine Road, one of the world’s most famous and visually stunning Alpine passes. Along the 17-kilometre journey, which climbs almost 1,200 vertical metres, you will discover why this road is deemed to be so extraordinary. Panoramic views of the surrounding mountains are matched only by the breathtaking sight of the Grossglockner, Austria’s highest mountain; and from the saddle of an e-bike, you will have the perfect vantage point to take in these unforgettable views.

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Limited number of participants

500 lucky riders will set off from Heiligenblut on the 9th of June 2019 to tackle the most beautiful pass in the Alps on E-bikes. Do you want to be one of these 500 people? Then sign up on the E-Bike Summit website: https://e-bike-summit.com/anmeldung/ and jump on your bike alongside 499 others on 9th June. For those who do not yet have an e-bike to call their own, there are up to 200 state-of-the-art models available to rent locally. Registration fees are subject to a two-tier system depending on your date of enrolment: participants no. 1 to 250 pay a fee of €45, while participants no. 251 to 500 will be charged €52. This fee includes a designated start number for the E-Bike Pleasure Ride, catering at 3 refreshment stops, complementary Goodie Bag, a small gift as well as a medal and certificate for all participants.

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Attractive fringe programme

The ride from Heiligenblut’s village centre to the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe is not the only highlight of this future-oriented event. Visitors can also look forward to guided E-Bike Tours, a Bike Expo, Stunt Shows, Training Sessions and Workshops – along with numerous opportunities to test the latest e-bike models on the market.

This extensive programme perfectly complements the core event of our E-Bike Summit: the E-Bike Pleasure Ride along the car-free Grossglockner High Alpine Road – an experience like no other!

Programme:

Friday, 7th of June

  • Guided E-Bike Tour on the Mölltal Cycle Route

Saturday, 8th of June

  • 10:00-19:00: E-Bike Expo and test rides in the Heiligenblut village square
  • Distribution of start numbers and late registration
  • 13:00: Stunt Show with Thomas Pechhacker, UCI Trials World Champion 2018
  • 14:00: Road-safety training
  • 15:00: BMX workshop for children with UCI Trials World Champion Thomas Pechhacker
  • 16:00: Road-safety training
  • Guided E-Bike Tour on the Mölltal Cycle Route
  • 17:00: Stunt Show with Thomas Pechhacker, UCI Trials World Champion 2018
  • 18:00: Concert in the village square and talk on the topic of e-bikes in the village hall

Sunday, 9th of June

  • 06:30-07:45: Distribution of start numbers and late registration for the E-Bike Pleasure Ride
  • 06:00-14:30: E-Bike Expo and test rides [s. oben] in the Heiligenblut village square
  • 08:00: Start of the Großglockner E-Bike Pleasure Ride to the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe
  • 08:30-10:30: Food and drink at the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe
  • 11:30: Stunt Show performed by the Pedal Society
  • 12:00: Certificates awarded to all participants
  • 14:00: End of the E-Bike Expo

Want to be part of the first E-Bike Summit in Heiligenblut am Grossglockner, and experience riding an E-bike along the car-free Grossglockner High Alpine Road?

Then sign up today for the 2019 E-Bike Summit. For questions, suggestions, or to book a room in Heiligenblut, contact us, send us a non-binding enquiry or call us on +43 4824 2700-20

Non-binding inquiry

SEE YOU AT THE E-BIKE SUMMIT IN HEILIGENBLUT AM GROSSGLOCKNER!

 

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