Become an exhibitor in the villageRegister
For this third edition, the Nature is Bike Village is located in the heart of Lake Maine, a green setting just a stone’s throw from the centre of Angers.
With a cycling show, a forum, entertainment, evening parties and test areas, the Nature is Bike Village is the place to meet and share with Gravel fans and lovers of adventure biking. On site, you’ll find:
- Stories and inspiration
- Presentations and advice
- The top adventure-biking brands
- New products and innovations
- Good beer and good wine*
- “Discovery” workshops
Free admission from Friday, 16 to Sunday, 18 June 2023 – Lake Maine – Angers
Opening hours of the Village :
Friday 16 June 2023 from 2pm to 7pm
Saturday 17 June 2023 from 9am to 2am
Sunday 18 June 2023 from 9am to 7pm
*Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health.
The Gravel and Adventure-Biking Show
Located in the heart of the Nature is Bike Village at Lake Maine, Angers, the first Gravel and Adventure-Biking Show in France will bring together the leading brands on the market for bikes, accessories, equipment, tourist destinations and nature activities.
Are you a cyclist, athlete or ultra-trail fan looking for a new discipline, or perhaps a competitor, outdoor sports and adventure enthusiast, tourer, backpacker or traveller? At this show, you’ll find everything you need to equip yourself, take advantage of expert advice, test new products (gravel, bike and e-bike test areas) and load up on inspirations for your next bike trip.
- 2.5 days of exhibitions and entertainment
- 10,000 m2 of brands exhibiting in the heart of nature
- 80 exhibitors
- Free admission
Show products and services
- Bikes & Equipment: bikes, bike parts, accessories, clothing & shoes, luggage, transport and camping.
- Nutrition & Health: sports nutrition, diet, recovery, care & hygiene
- Electronics & High-tech: watches, GPS counter, tracking and guidance apps
- Travel & Adventure: Gravel events, Gravel & Adventure destinations, sports activities, travel agencies
- Services: banking, insurance, institutions
From Maine to Angers, the Forum is a place for exchanging and sharing experiences, open to all festival-goers. Now’s the time:
- to talk about your experiences and plans
- to discover new products and innovations
- to meet the leading brands in the sector
- to hear and share life or travel experiences
- to get advice for your bike adventures
- to meet people and share your passion
Free – Open to all, from Saturday, 17 June from 10:00 to 18:00 and Sunday, 18 June from 10:00 to 19:00.
Programme to be discovered soon
A host of activities will be on offer throughout the weekend in the Nature is Bike Village at Lake Maine, Angers: balance bike, create your own gravel bike from an old mountain bike, discover the local fauna of the lake and discover the best practices for riding in the city or in the dark …
Free – Open to all – Saturday 17 and Sunday, 18 June from 10:00 to 19:00
Programme to be discovered soon
Drinks Receptions & Parties
Above all, the Nature is Bike Village is a place for sharing between riders, cyclists and little adventurers. Getting together around a drink, a lunch or a dinner: that, too is the Gravel spirit.
Saturday, 17 June.
11:00 – The Ultra Ride Experience
Time for discussion and feedback: Gravel Of Legend – Legendre – 320 km
18:00 – The Camping Bike-Tour Experience
Time for discussion and feedback around Bikepacking: Gold Bikepacking – Specialized
20:00 – BBQ Party
Friendly evening with a campfire spirit. Share and enjoy great local produce at this giant barbecue. Music and relaxed atmosphere guaranteed.
Rate: €26 incl. tax: barbecue dinner, 1 glass of wine, 1 glass of beer.
Sunday, 18 June.
16:00 – The Gravel 100 & Gravel 50 Experience
Time for discussion and feedback
Looking for a new bike but not sure which model to choose? To help you find your new bike, a range of brands will be present, allowing you to discover their bikes, take a look at them up-close and even try them out! Whether you’re looking for the latest gravel model or an e-bike for getting to work, visit the exhibitors’ stands to test your new bike.