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Discover Benelux | Special Theme | Cycling
Vélofollies is a true bicycle bonanza and the highlight of the year for many cycling fans in the Benelux. From clothing and accessories to every type of bicycle you can think of, all aspects of biking will be represented at the fair.
will be held at the fair tackling common questions like battery use and charging capacity. For more adventurous BMX riders, these can also be tested at a pump track at the Rambla. Under supervision, visitors can try several off-road bikes and test their capabilities. Then for children there will be a chance to make a first round on a bicycle at the Belaey Trials Academy. Vélofollies clearly offers something for all ages.
cling will attend, including Niels Albert, Rob Peeters and predicted Tour de France winner Wout Van Aert. Felici Gimondi will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his tour victory, and also the Bike of the Year will be launched.
When & where: Kortrijk Xpo, Belgium 16-18 January
More than cycling
On top of the latest collections and trends, the fair will be peppered with fascinating activities like chat sessions with current and retired professional cyclists, team performances, workshops and autograph sessions. Several stars of competitive cy-
Adults: €10 advance, €14 box office Children under 12: €5 advance, €7 box office (under 6 go free) www.velofolies.be
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