Your trackside pit lounges
Use the pit lounge as your HQ and follow the entire race as close as possible from your team! Rent your pit lounge to receive your visitors and partners, or allow riders to rest and to feed between two relays. Situated above the pits, in the 1st or 2nd floor, Le Mans trackside pit lounges offer you a direct view on the track and the pitlane.
Simple trackside pit lounge 35 m ² with a table and four chairs (20 people max.) : 850€
Double trackside pit lounge 70 m ² with two table and eight chairs (50 people max.) : 1700€
We are currently working on the 2020 catering offer. We will keep you informed by email …
THE “HOUX” CAMPSITE
The « Houx » campsite is open for teams starting from Friday 10am. It is located about 400 meters away from the pit-stop zone. An access to the “Houx” campsite is included in the registration package. Camping spots are not reserved, participants will settle in freely as they arrive.
PARTNER HOTEL: IBIS STYLES LE MANS SUD MULSANNE***
The Ibis Styles Mulsanne Le Mans Sud Hotel*** is located a few minutes away from the circuit. It welcomes you and offers a special 24 Hours Cycling rate to participants.
This new designed and original hotel is well located thanks to an immediate proximity with the mythic 24 Hour’s circuit. The Ibis Styles Mulsanne Le Mans Sud Hotel*** welcome you every day, all year long.
Special rate : 75€ for the night instead of 90€ (single room with breakfast)
Special rate : 85€ for the night instead of 100€ (double room with breakfast).
Informations & bookings : by phone +33 (0)220.127.116.11.77 or by e-mail : HA8Q1@accor.com (PROMO CODE : 24 VELO)
Internet bookings will not be able to benefit from this offer. Click here to visit the website.
Admission is free for visitors starting from Saturday 8:00am. Visitors can access the track by the main entrance of the circuit. Come numerous to assist to the Le Mans Type start on Saturday 22nd of August at 3pm.
LA MATINALE (MORNING EVENT) : 1 HOUR RIDE ON THE TRACK
The “La Matinale Le Maine Libre ” is open to all and will precede the Shimano 24 Hours Cycling of Le Mans start. Last year, this cyclotouristic event brought together around 1500 people to experience a one hour ride on the Le Mans Circuit. Participation is free for children under 10 years old accompanied by an adult. For more information, click here.
ACCESS ALONGSIDE THE TRACK
For a better view of the race, the public can access the edge of the track to support the riders. The access is possible at several points of the circuit (n°12 on the map):
- Inside the circuit (n°13): from the pit exit to the Dunlop
- Outside the circuit (n°13): from the “Virage de La Chapelle” to that of the “Raccordement”
Come enjoy the village which is located right next to the pits and absolutly free. Meet with the Shimano 24 Hours Cycling partners, exhibitors and activities.
SHIMANO 24 HOURS CYCLING SHOP – RECEPTION
You can’t miss it, it is the bungalow located directly on the entrance of the paddock! You will find here all the memories of the race which can witness your attendance at the event: cycling jerseys, shorts, t-shirts, caps, mugs, teddy bears or cycling cuffs. Come to discover our range of products with the logo of the 24 Hours Cycling. The hostesses are also at your disposal for further information. Pit accesses, campsite or restaurant options (at the “Contestant restaurant”) can be bought from them.
ASSISTANCE AND TRIALS: SHIMANO (Pit Area)
Present through its support team, Shimano France is here to help you to ride in the best conditions. Adjustments are free and you can have minor pieces changed for a 10€ fee which will be delivered to a charity! SHIMANO also provides spare wheels in case of puncture during the race! www.shimano-france.com
POSTURAL STUDY: BIKEFITTING (Pit Area)
A postural study service throughout the weekend … and it’s just for you! During 45 minutes, your cycling position will be analysed and improved if necessary. You will start by adjusting your toe clips. Then you will test the position simulator, which will make your current pedaling position to be more comfortable, effective and pleasant. Finally, your bike will be adjusted according to this position (or an intermediate position in case of major changes). www.bikefitting.com
TRAINING SPACE: ELITE (Pit Area)
ELITE puts at your disposal a dozen Novo Mag Speed home trainers for your warm-ups between each relay. Remember that training by bike behind the stands is forbidden and a dedicated area is arranged for you behind the Village (n°10 on the map). www.elite-it.com/fr
NUTRITION: SCIENCE IN SPORT (Pit Area +Food Supplies)
Go to the “Supply stand” (# 25) which is available 24hours through our volunteers, to test these products and stock up on energy. Do you have any questions about optimal nutrition before, during and after an endurance test? The representatives of the brand SCIENCE IN SPORT (SiS) are here to help you. Come to taste the products of Team Sky’s partner brand and discover the only isotonic gel on the market, for a quick assimilation of energy during the exertion! www.scienceinsport.com
PERSONALIZED BIKES: S1NEO
Created in 2009, the company S1neo Cycles’s vision is to change the habits of the passionate consumer of the Bugatti Circuit with a global concept. Offer a personalized high-end bike, the choice of all the components, the service, the direct factory price and all this accompanied by a retailer in each department. Our bikes are 100% customizable and unique by our configurator (Up to 100,000 possible combinations), which is the reason for the “S1” in the name.
A complete range is proposed: Road, Triathlon, Cyclo-Cross, Track, VTT and soon the Gravel…
Our commercial concept (Direct Accompanied Sales) is unique. Currently, the brand is indeed developing in France and abroad: nearly 7 countries in Europe. Also distributed throughout the world (Japan, Qatar, England, Canada, and soon China), the little French brand is in vogue.
Since 2017, S1neo Cycles have an internalized production unit and manufactures two models, and soon three, “100% Français” bringing it into the very closed circle of French Manufacturers. Our recognized ambassadors (François Pervis for the track, Francis Mourey for the Cyclo-Cross or Sébastien Chavanel for the road) provide important support in the development of the products.
For an inspired and unique bike, visit our booth. www.s1neo.com
Launched almost 10 years ago in Le Mans, E-cycle distributes today 3000 electric bikes per year. Very present on the internet, E-cycle is launching the deployment of a physical shops network (Le Mans, Tours, Marseille and soon Nantes). We offer more than 400 models from all brands: from folding bikes to racing bikes, mountain bikes and city bikes, but also electric scooters, kick scooters, Segways, as well as children’s bicycles. Come and try an electric scooter or bike on our stand. www.ecycle.fr
To take pleasure in carrying out his sports activity by limiting as far as possible the painful or traumatic consequences of exertion is the aim of every athlete, professional or amateur. After 25 years of experience in physiotherapy with professional athletes, the company PHYSIORECUP, created by Frédéric BRIDEL, has become a leader in cryotherapy care. To make you benefit from this well-known physical recovery technique of the elite sport, PHYSIORECUP offers cryotherapy sessions at a discount price of 30 €, under a supervision of qualified health specialists. www.cryothera.fr
Former professional cyclist, Gianni MARCARINI started his career along with Jacques ANQUETIL in the HELYETT LEROUX team. For 11 years, he took part in different teams: KAMOME DILECTA, MARGNAT, MERCIER, and PEUGEOT. Created in 1977, the MARCARINI cycles are specialized in the sale of cycling textiles. The wide range of products is essentially in the colors of the current professional teams, but also VINTAGE teams with more than forty references. After a closure on last January, the store will reopen this autumn in Hennebont, Morbihan. www.cycles-marcarini.com
BOUCLE ET VOS CEINTURES
The brand offers engravings on buckle belts with racks which is customizable on site according to your wishes. These no-hole belts are adjusted to the millimeter around your waist thanks to its adapted rack system and special buckle. www.boucleetvosceintures.com
SPORT CHIROPODISTS: AIR POD (Pit Area)
“AIR POD” will be present for the 6th year to provide free recovery care to the riders between two relays, as well as pre and post-race. Health and posture advice will also be provided by the team. With appropriate measurement tools and baropodometric platforms, they will help you visualize and quantify all postural disorders you may have. www.air-pod.fr
CYCLING APPAREL: MAAP
MAAP exists for the progression of cycling. An independent brand established in 2014, we’re committed to bringing a new perspective on performance cycling apparel. We strive to produce world class apparel, engineered to excel in all conditions, at all levels of the sport. You might be at the pointy end of the bunch, or riding simply because you love it. Whether training, racing, or on a massive ride with your mates, you deserve apparel that will match your every move. During the event you can experience the MAAP Fit Tour where you can shop our products in an intimate setting, guided by our team of experts. www.maap.cc
CREPES TASTINGS: THE FARM OF THE METAIRIE
With Amélie you are in experienced hands to taste crêpes and gather energy between two relays! For over 20 years, “LA FERME DE LA METAIRIE“ also produces jam and sorbets without chemicals or additives. Present in Organic Farming since 1986, all their products are certified by Ecocert. Do you plan to organize a wedding or an “open house day”, they also displace. www.lafermedelametairie.fr
CATERING: COMPETITORS AND SNACK AREA
The “Contestants Restaurant” which is located in the Village, offers, as last year, its Food Truck system. We hope you will enjoy this local service. Our goal: to bring you more comfort and conviviality. Other spaces will allow you to refresh and eat in the Village.
FORWARD THE ARTISTS
DJs and artists will be present all weekend to liven up the mood in the Village. Among them, the musicians of Gangstar Fanfare, as well as the pianist Gwendal Giguelay, will bring a musical note to this 2019 Village. Didier Pasquette, a funambulist who collaborated with the biggest circuses of the world, will impress you perched more than 8 meters hight on on his Grand-Bi, this bike of beginning of the century…
“SOS PREMA” ASSOCIATION WILL BE THERE
SOS Préma fights to give all premature children the best chance to grow well. With two teams initially involved, the association will also be present in the Village. Bicycles will be at your disposal to travel as many kilometers as possible and lots will be won. The goal? To finance “2 Armchair Beds” to allow parents and children to stay together at night. The partner companies of their project will donate € 1 per km traveled! The amount collected will be used to purchase “Armchair Beds” for the neonatology department at the University Hospital of Angers.