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INFORMATION FLANDERS GRAVEL LIMBURG

SATURDAY TROOPERS PROGRAM

08h00: Registration open
08h00 - 10h00: Start 65km
08h00 - 10h00: Start 110 km
08h00 - 10h00: Start 145 km
11h30-18h30: Burger time
18h00: Flanders Gravel Limburg is not a race so take your time to enjoy the routes. We expect riders at the finish no later than 18h00. After 18h00 the routes are not secured anymore.
Until 19h00: Food & drinks @ festival area (free entrance for everyone)

PRACTICAL INFORMATION - AUGUST 6th

Start
  • Start and finish address: Kasteelstraat - 3740 Bilzen. This is the meadow behind Hotel Martin's Rentmeesterij, near land commandery Alden Biesen. 
  • Parking: Junction Reekstraat / Biesenveldweg - 3740 Bilzen. This is near the festival area and will be signposted.
  • You'll receive a QR code by email to collect your starter pack (bib number, energy bar, goodies and course sticker) at the registration desk.
  • Free coffee at the start. Water and sports drinks to fill your bottles.
  • Professional mechanical support.
  • Registration opens at 08h00.
  • We have 3 signposted routes (65 km, 110 km and 145 km).
  • Starting Times:
    08h00 - 10h00: 65km
    08h00 - 10h00: 110 km
    08h00 - 10h00: 145km
  • GPX files will be send by email 3 days before the event. 

Routes
  • We have 3 signposted routes:
    • 65 km, elevation gain 370 m
    • 110 km, elevation gain 700 m
    • 145 km, elevation gain 880 m
  • We will release the GPX files 3 days before the event by email and on our website.
  • The 65 km route contains 1 loop. The 110 and 145 km routes contain 2 loops and each loop has a foodpoint halfway.
  • Food station morning: fresh fruit, energy bars, candy, cakes, energy drinks, water, medical support, toilets.
  • After the first loop you will get a free BBQ burger at the festival area.
  • Food station afternoon: fresh fruit, energy bars, candy, cakes, energy drinks, water, medical support, toilets.
  • You can switch between distances at any time without informing the organization.
Finish
  • Free consumption, Flanders Gravel finishers patch or sticker and t-shirt.
  • Photowall "I did it".
  • Self-service 'Bike Wash'.
  • Flanders Gravel Limburg is not a race so take your time to enjoy the routes. We expect riders at the finish no later than 18h00 at the finish. After 18h00 the routes are not secured anymore.

Festival area
  • Flanders Gravel Limburg is a cashless event.
  • Foodtruck.
  • We have vegetarian options.
  • Live music, it's a festival!
  • Campfire.
  • Bike expo.
  • Bicycle storage.
  • Medical assistance.
  • Professional mechanical support.
  • Bring sunscreen (the weather will be lovely!).

Important addresses

Start/registration/finish/festival area
Kasteelstraat
3740 Bilzen

The start/festival area is in the meadow behind Hotel Martin's Rentmeesterij, near land commandery Alden Biesen. No vehicle acces. After parking your car please follow the signs to the start/festival area. 

Parking
Junction Biesenveldweg & Reekstraat
3740 Bilzen

We strongly advise to use our free parking on walking distance of the start/festival area. The route to the parking will be signposted.

ROUTES

All routes are signposted.
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 The best of Limburg

We offer routes for gravel riders of every level. These 3 routes are created by our friends of komoot and will be signposted:
- 65 km, elevation gain 380 m
- 110 km, elevation gain 700 m
- 145 km, elevation gain 880 m

You will be exploring the unpaved roads in the vicinity of the Landcommanderij Alden Biesen in Bilzen. The Flanders Gravel Series will take you to the heart of the Haspengouw fruit region and Hoge Kempen National Park during this tour. We combine beautiful views and unknown places along a sloping South Limburg course. A route along castles and fruit orchards in combination with a unique festival atmosphere at the arrival. Halfway there will be a nutritious and tasty lunch (it's included) and barista-made coffee.

65 km route

Length: 63,6 km
Elevation gain: 380

110 km route

Length: 108 km
Elevation gain: 700

145 km route

Length: 145 km
Elevation gain: 880

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