Side-events & Vienna Bicycle Week



Tweed Ride and Bicycle Picnic at Freudenau Racecourse

Sunday, 9 June. 12 PM. Meeting Point: Rathausplatz.

Relaxed Picknick and Tweed Ride starting from Rathausplatz to the Bicycle Picknick at the Freudenau Horse-Racing course, including the Austrian Brompton Championship – ABC 2013 and the Awesome Bike Award.

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Bike Yoga

Monday, 10 June to Friday, 14 June. 7:30-8:30 AM. Location: Rathausplatz.

Align your mental and physical cycles and enjoy a relaxed start of your conference day. Bring your bicycle.

VeloStyle. Bike Fashion Show

Monday, 10 June and Tuesday, 11 June. 9 PM. Location: Karlsplatz, in front of Karlskirche.

VeloStyle features a show about the city, fashion and the bicycle!

International and local fashion designers present their latest elegant, stylish and trendy VeloStyle fashion in Vienna. A 60 meter long catwalk will stretch atop of Karlsplatz fountain and set the stage for all kinds of (bi)cycles, cargobikes and vintage bikes to demonstrate bicycle fashion at its best!

Vienna Bicycle Bell Concert

Tuesday, 11 June. 8 PM. Location: Karlsplatz, in front of Karlskirche.

A world premier in Vienna. 1500 bicycle bells, one maestro and a grooving crowd will produce excellent rhythms and sounds. This is the Sound of Cycling!

Vienna Bicycle Corso – WienerRADcorso

Thursday, 13 June. 5:15 PM. Meeting Point: Rathausplatz.

This will be Vienna‘s Greatest Bicycle Parade – Don‘t Miss It!

In Vienna the traditional Velo-city bicycle parade will merge with a public bike parade through the city of Vienna with thousands of participants expected. Starting from Rathausplatz Wien the Vienna Bicycle Corso will pedal towards the Wiener Riesenrad (Giant Wheel) and come to a halt in the Prater park on the Kaiserwiese, where the Vienna Bicycle Party will take place. Live music and traditional Kaiserschmarrn and will make you party into the night!

Tour Du Monde. Bicycle Stories. Exhibition opening

Thursday, 13 June. 8:30 PM. Location: MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art.

With its presentation of 50 iconic bicycles from the 20th and 21st centuries, TOUR DU MONDE. Bicycle Stories tells of the quality and diversity of the design-related thought that has gone into this classic mode of transportation.

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Bike Film Night. Short films.

Friday, 14 June. 9 PM. Location: Sigmund Freud Park, Votivkirche.

For cineasts and bicycle lovers! Free entrance!

Watch a special selection of bicycle short films, including cool sounds from the turntables late at night.

Bike Polo: Vienna Radhaus Polo Masters

Saturday, 15 June. 8 AM – 8 PM. Location: Rathausplatz

The tournament will be held on an 18 x 40 m court directly in front of the city hall Vienna. Get in touch with this amazing sport – feel the spirit of fair play combined with technical and physical challenges.

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Velo-city 2013 goes Seestadt Aspern

Saturday, 15 June. 11 AM – 3 PM. Location: Technologiezentrum aspern IQ and PUBLIK

Open bicycle laboratory, bicycle picnic, bicycle fleamarket, Crazy Bikes and Gold Sprint Competition

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Family Bike Rides (rally) to seestadt aspern

Assembly points

Rathausplatz, 10 AM

Arenapark, 10 AM

Margaretenplatz, 10 AM

Wallensteinplatz, 10 AM

Donauinselplatz Schulschiff, 10 AM

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Bike Film Night. Feature-length movie “Wadjda”

Saturday, 15 June. 9 PM. Location: Sigmund Freud Park, Votivkirche.

For cineasts and bicycle lovers! Free entrance!

Watch the Austria premiere of the feature-length movie “Wadjda“ which won multiple awards.

Bike Polo: Vienna Radhaus Polo Masters

Sunday, 16 June. 8 AM – 6 PM. Location: Rathausplatz

The tournament will be held on an 18 x 40 m court directly in front of the city hall Vienna. On Sunday it’s time for Double Elimination. After a short night games will start at 8 am. The finals will be played at around 4.30 pm

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In Velo Veritas – Historic Bicycle Race

Sunday, 16. 2-7 PM. Location: Wolkersdorf (castle), Lower Austria

On this day the Weinviertel will be a true hotspot for the cycling world and a meeting-point for classic cycling. The center of attention will be the classic racing bicycle and its young as well as young at heart fans.

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Find these events as well in the conference program.


Apart from Velo-city 2013 and the Vienna Bike Year, additional events will offer further insights into Vienna’s cycling cultures:

Lecture on the history of urban cycling in Vienna.

Monday, 10 June. 7 PM. Wien Museum, Karlsplatz.

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Exhibition at Vienna City Library ‘200 Years of Cycling in Vienna’.

Throughout Velo-city (exhibition 7.6.-31.10.2013)

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Events hosted by stilrad Vienna and EVA BLUT featuring Vienna Cycle Chic.

During the Vienna Bike Week and Velo-city conference, the showroom of stilrad°° & EVA BLUT will be transformed into a meeting-point with one key focus: to celebrate urban cycling as a lifestyle in co-operation with the bike blog VIENNA CYCLE CHIC.

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