The perfect World Cup weekend
Are you part of the spectacular UCI Mountain Bike World Series 2023 in Leogang? Then look forward to four days filled with five competitions, thirteen finals and lots of action off the track. Find out how you can organise your perfect weekend at the Bike World Cup here!
Thursday: Arrive & experience Enduro premiere
Please pack up and start!
- Sturdy shoes
- Good mood
- Rainwear or sun protection (check the weather forecast beforehand)
Are you ready now? Then let's start with the way to Leogang. This year it's super easy again. Your World Cup ticket is automatically your ticket for the whole weekend for all public transport in Salzburg and our free shuttle will take you directly to the event area. Arrival & Parking
10:00 Team & Expo Area
If you want to get an exclusive look behind the scenes of mountain biking, you should definitely visit the Team & Expo Area. Here you can have a look over the riders' shoulders throughout the weekend as they prepare for the race (opening hours: TH-SA 10:00-20:00 hrs, SU 08:00-17:00 hrs). You'll also get exciting insights into the racing process and have a close look at the latest products from the exhibitors
11:00 Start of the Enduro Finals
For the first time this year, the start will be at the Enduro course, where the riders will compete in several "stages" throughout the day.
17:30 Enduro Final Stage
20:00 Enduro Final Finish
At the end of the day, the rider with the shortest overall time on all stages will be determined in the EPIC Bikepark and crowned the winner.
Friday: XCC & lots of sideevents
10:30 World Cup Brunch @mama thresl
Friday starts with a casual breakfast and brunch buffet including good sound from DJ nor.me. Don't forget to make a reservation: firstname.lastname@example.org / +43 6583 20800
20:00 Welcome Party @Outback
Besides the racing action, the party atmosphere will not be missed. It starts on Friday evening with the Welcome Party at the Outback next to the Hotel Bacher.
22:00 Warm-up Party @Kralleralm
You will have the opportunity to try out two party locations at once. From 10pm, the Kralleralm with local DJ Jonny will be providing "good vibes" with free entry all night long.
Saturday: Downhill all day long
11:00 Downhill Semi Finals
The Downhill Semi-Finals, which the athletes will compete in for the first time this year, will provide double the racing action and a premiere.
12:45 Red Bull air show with Dario Costa
Between the final decisions, Flying Bulls pilot Dario Costa will provide action. With his Edge he performes spectacular stunts in the air above the event area.
13:00 Downhill Finals
Don't miss the showdown and experience the goose bumps atmosphere at the finish area during the final decisions of the downhill elite.
20:00 & 22:00 It’s Party-Time again
Exciting races have to be celebrated properly and so there will be parties at two locations: Riders Party at the Outback from 8pm & Rider's Afterparty at the Kralleralm from 10pm (tickets for the Rider's Afterparty are only available at the entrance).
Sunday: XCO as the final event of an action-packed weekend
08:30 Cross Country Finals U23 & 13:00 Cross Country Finals
At the foot of the Asitz there will be four final decisions in the discipline Cross Country Olympic on the last day.
18:00 World Cup BBQ @mama thresl
Finally, there will be a delicious North American-style BBQ at the mama thresl. Reservations requested: email@example.com / +43 6583 20800
But also in the businesses around the Event Area you will find a delicious range of food and drinks all weekend long.
Have fun at the perfect World Cup weekend in Leogang!
Photos: Moritz Ablinger, Stefan Voitl