FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS A VINTAGE BIKE?
The definition generally shared by all organizers of such events is as follows:
Bike manufactured before 1987, steel or other alloy frame (carbon not accepted), with gear change system on the frame, cables passing outside the frame, classic brake system by pads (no disc brakes), classic flat pedals with or without toe clamp and strap (no self-fixing pedals).
Historic-inspired bike: frame in steel or other alloy (carbon not accepted) including original or vintage-inspired components.
For the outfit, all participants are strongly encouraged to wear vintage cycling clothing, such as wool jerseys, bib shorts with "chamois skin", helmets with leather straps, matching caps.
Participants using a bike other than a racing bike (ie hiker, tandem, carrier) will adopt a sober and chic vintage look.
Modern cycling clothing made from technical fabrics (ie lycra) is strongly discouraged.
WHAT IS THE PROGRAM FOR THIS 2021 EDITION?
Saturday July 10: vintage cycle ride "Les Boit sans Soif" (10 am-6pm) with 2 tasting breaks, snack and souvenir photo on arrival, lucky draw at 6.30pm.
Sunday July 11: vintage cycle ride "Les Ventres Jaunes" (10 am-6pm) with 2 tasting breaks, snack and souvenir photo on arrival, lucky draw at 6.30pm.
Registration fees: 15 euros / participant and per ride. This price includes:
the official Burgundy Vélo Festival bag and frame sticker,
coffee / croissant before departure,
2 tasting breaks (morning and afternoon),
1 beer at arrival,
the Finisher's gift (1 bottle of sparkling wine called "Crémant de Bourgogne",
promotional items and documents offered by the partners of the Bourgogne Vélo Festival,
participation in the lucky draw (reserved only for participants in vintage cycling tours).
Are not included:
lunch (at the expense of the participants - "meal from the bag"),
liability insurance. Each participant must ensure that he / she is well covered by his / her Insurance for the damage that he / she may suffer or cause to other participants and to any other person outside the event throughout the duration of the ride.
WHAT ARE THE ACCOMMODATION POSSIBILITIES ON SITE?
The city of Tournus and its surroundings offer a wide range of accommodation, from camping to 4-star hotels.
To find the formula that best suits your budget, do not hesitate to contact the Tourist Office:
Priscilla and her happy team will give you a warm welcome, on the phone but also in their splendid, brand new premises, right next to the Saint Philibert Abbey.
Don't wait too long because the Tournugeois is very trendy this summer !!!
IS YOUR EVENT AVAILABLE FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES?
2 important things to know, for this 2021 edition concerning our Vintage Cyclo Randos "Les Boit sans Soif" (Saturday July 10) and "Les Ventres Jaunes" (Sunday July 11):
They are only open to adults and teenagerss aged 16 and over (provided they are accompanied by an adult).
Given the length and relative difficulty of the routes (~ 60 km), and insofar as electric bikes are not accepted, we recommend that participants check with their doctor that their health condition is compatible with the practice of cycling at medium intensity.
WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER?
Online registrations are open until Wednesday July 4th at 8 p.m. sharp. After, it will be too late !!
To register, click with your mouse here :