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Bike to Work on September 20 and 21, 2022 in front of La Grande Arche

Parvis de La Grande Arche

  • From September 20, 2022 to September 21, 2022
Bike to Work les 20 et 21 septembre 2022 parvis de La Grande Arche

What if we changed our way of getting to work? Bike To Work is back on September 20 and 21 for the 21st edition of the European Mobility Week. Experience Paris La Défense by bike!

Organized by Mobility Makers, in partnership with Paris La Défense, the Bike to Work event proposes, over two days, to raise your awareness of soft mobility while offering alternatives to public transport and the car. Right in the heart of the La Défense square, the proposed animations and activities allow you to discover accessories and practices adapted to the mobilitý of employees, students and inhabitants. Come and rediscover the place from a new angle, learn about the use of bicycles and participate in the various activities present on site!

On the program

Bicycle quiz

Are you a bike expert? Take part in a quiz 100% dedicated to cycling that will take place on September 20 and 21. The winners will receive multiple prizes, so come and try your luck!

Bicycle tagging

Don't let your bike get stolen anymore by marking it! This marking will give your bike a unique number that can be accessed by the police. In the event that your bike is stolen and found somewhere, it can be identified and returned to you.

**Self-repair workshops

Brake problems, flat tire... Learn how to repair your bike yourself by participating in these self-repair workshops! The workshops will be offered on both days, from 10am to 5:30pm, and will be led by professionals:
10:00am - 10:45am: Flat tire (tire and tube change, patching) ;
11:15 am - 12:00 pm : Braking (changing and adjusting brake pads);
12h30 - 13h15 : Safety points (all tightening and small adjustments) ;
1.45 - 2.30 pm : Flat tire (tire and tube change, patching);
15h30 - 16h15 : Braking (change and adjustment of brake pad and shoe);
16h45 - 17h30 : Safety points (all tightening and small adjustments).
A free diagnosis of your bike will also be offered between 3:45pm and 5pm. Become an expert!

Discovery tour

These tours will help you discover all the bicycle access points in La Défense, the different routes, the bicycle repair room and the secure parking lots. They will be organized from and to La Grande Arche, and supervised by qualified educators.

Prevention and bike school

Riding a scooter or a bike is not always easy, especially in big cities. To alleviate this problem, the bike and scooter prevention workshop will teach you how to better use these types of mobility in the form of private lessons:
10:00 am - 11:00 am: The basics of scooter riding;
11:15 am - 12:15 pm: The basics of bike riding;
1:00 - 2:00 pm: The bike code;
2:15 - 3:15 pm: Bicycling with children;
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Bike/scooter hazards.

Practical information Parvis de La Grande Arche
September 20 and 21, 2022, from 9 am to 6 pm
Free entrance
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