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Vélo Vert Festival 2022

The Vélo Vert Festival is a reference in terms of outdoor exhibition and recognized as the world’s largest MTB test centre.It will also offer a rich and specific sports programme for all profiles of riders (pros, amateurs and families).

In a friendly atmosphere, the event will host, on a new playground conducive to all types of practices, enduro, cross-country, electric mountain bike, sports or family events. To discover for lovers of the Green Bike Festival, in a formula well known to festival-goers composed of a fair-tests, hikes, competitions, animations and conviviality.

Come and enjoy a breath of fresh air in the village resort of Samoëns and enjoy an exceptional outdoor event.

Salon/test centre: Come and test the bikes and accessories of your dreams!
In 2022, 15 test courses will be offered to test no less than 2,000 products.
From the AE ATV to the Gravel, X-Country and Enduro, you will surely find the playground and equipment to your liking whatever your level or affinity of practice.
The exhibitors of the show will be ready to welcome you from Friday, June 3, 2022 - 9:00 am to have you test the bikes and accessories you dream of!

The 2022 programme:

Friday 3 June :

> All-Mountain Hike
As fun and majestic as ever, the All-Mountain Rando is getting a new look, starting from the Lacs aux Dames leisure centre in Samoëns. The 40.5km route takes the Vercland and Morillon cable cars to take you to the summits of Haute Savoie.
Between singletracks, freshly traced undergrowth, forest tracks and anthology descents, your leitmotiv is "100%" pleasure!
Course : 40,5km | 2600m D- | 1290m D+ | 2 gondola rides
Start time: 8:00 am

> Enduro Lapierre
A place for thrills, the pleasures of riding and the pure spirit of Enduro. As fun and friendly as ever, the starts are in pairs, every 20 seconds, on 5 special stages designed by Alex Balaud and following the tracks of the Enduro World Series. Support event of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Enduro VTT Cup!
Course : 30km | 5 special stages | 2 gondola climbs
Start : 10h30

> Véloctambule
Unusual and enchanting, the Véloctambule offers 2 routes of 10 & 20 kilometres to discover the Giffre valley and the Septimontains trails under the stars.
By mountain bike, ATV or mountain bike, live this night experience to the full and enjoy surprises along the way.
Course: 10 & 20km | 60m & 290m D+.
Departure : 21h30

Saturday 4 June :

> Mythic Ekoï
Open to all, the Mythic EKOÏ in a Time Trial or Rando version is aimed at XC Marathon and mountain enthusiasts on a majestic and 100% new Haute-Savoie trail.
A marathon course composed of magical landscapes, technical singles, physical portions, passages in historical places and incredible panoramas, are you tempted?
Take up the challenge on a brand new course designed on the heights of this new playground.
The EKOÏ Mythic Chrono is now part of the UCI Class 2 Marathon calendar!
Course: 77km | 2200m D+.
Starts : Chrono > 8h00 | Rando > 8h15

> X-Mountain Schwalbe
Classified X, this event has all the arguments to have a maximum of fun!
The Schwalbe X-Mountain is 42 km of fun on the most beautiful trails in Haute-Savoie and a unique mountain bike experience.
Course: 42km | 1330m D+.
Start : Electric Chrono > 10h30 Chrono > 10h45
Electric Rando > 11h00 Rando > 11h05

> Kids Race
A new format for the kids race! In a rally-like format, the Kids Race promises to be fun and full of surprises for the future champions of the VVFestival.
Starting in Samoëns and on a line course, the mini riders will race for time according to their category on 2 to 6 segments with various profiles: enduro, cross-country, handling...
Start time: 2pm

Sunday 5 June :

> Gravel Heroes Hutchinson
Starting from Samoëns, the " Gravel Grinders " will have the choice between two exceptional courses drawn on the forgotten roads, forest tracks and paths of the Giffre valley. Between adventure, wide open spaces, conviviality and fun, the most energetic will have the opportunity to pull each other along 3 varied and playful timed segments. So many ingredients that will make this experience unique, including the Reblochon and the finish beer!
Course: 60 & 100km | 1500 & 2200m D+.
Departures : 100 > 8h00 | 60 > 8h15

> Electric Experience Lapierre
The Electric Experience LAPIERRE is designed for electrically assisted mountain bike enthusiasts and offers a cloverleaf course (what luck) starting in Samoëns.
Three loops of 18,5km, 17,5km and 23km have been meticulously traced on the most beautiful trails of Samoëns and Morillon to make the "e-festivalers" live a magic moment of VTTAE.
This time trial format promises an intense "experience" over a total of 6 timed segments, sometimes with a downhill profile, sometimes with an uphill profile (2 per loop) and a hopping finish!
Course: 18,5km + 17,5km + 23km
Starts: Chrono > 8:30 am | Rando: 8:45 am

> Cube Discovery Ride
This hike, open to ATVs, will take you to discover the wonders of Morillon and Samoëns. Put your senses to the test and finish your weekend in style!
Course : 30km | 450m D+ (4,5 miles)
Departures : Electric Rando > 9h30 Rando : 9h45

> Family hike
An accessible event to discover with family or friends.
Easy and fun, the course allows you to take full advantage of the trails along the Giffre and its activities during this 13km walk.
Course: 13km | 100m D+ (100ft)
Departure : 10h00 > 11h00

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