45,000 – Record attendance - Date for 2018 confirmed

01.05.2017 - 18:00

The 24th edition of the Ziener BIKE Festival Garda Trentino powered by FSA has concluded with a record attendance. From April 28 till May 1, 2017, it's been the first time in the festival's history that more than 45,000 spectators did visit the outdoor fair in Riva del Garda, Italy celebrating the kick off of the European mountain bike season.

Thanks to a massive and compared to the last years extended expo areal Event Organisers were able to successfully keeping the momentum of the past two years when the 40,000 visitor barrier had been broken for the first time.

About 150 exhibitors and more than 300 brands capitalised on the intensive business to customer contact to present brand new products and innovative developments.

Above that, about 3,000 active mountain bikers competed in the broad range of sport events such as the Rocky Mountain BIKE Marathon, the SCOTT North Lake Enduro, the Garda Trentino Pump Battle, the SCOTT Junior Trophy or the Bosch eBIKE MTB Challenge supported by Trek.

“Thanks to the incredible visitor and participant interest, the Ziener BIKE Festival Garda Trentino powered by FSA has underlined again, that it's still one of Europe's top mountain bike events. Like the last years, exhibitors like SCOTT or Bosch eBIKE Systems used the huge interest at site to present their new product developments. And also the great number of race registrations show that the festival at Lake Garda is not only important for the brands but also for the local tourism and each and every mountain bike fan,” said Mathias Ley.

The CEO of the Hamburg based organising event company Ley Events GmbH also confirmed the date for the 25thevent anniversary. From April 28 till May 1, 2018, the huge outdoor fair will set up shop in Riva del Garda again.

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