This is Zuiderbad, Hofstade (Mechelen). A lake-side location that will blow your mind. Enjoy the laid back beach vibes after the ride with a drink and music, together with your fellow riders. Before the start, sign on and collect your goodie bag and kick-off the day with a coffee/Red Bull at Zuiderbad. Sign-on is open as from 7.30 am. Official start of the ride will be given on Saturday June 13th at 9.00 am, but you are free to start any time between 9.00 am and 11.00am. Please note this is not a race so you might be divided in groups to avoid a crowded start.
Address: Zuiderbad - Trianondreef 19 - 1981 Zemst
After the ride, there will be a bike-wash and showers available for all participants. Enjoy a delicious typical Belgian meal (vegetarian option included) and drink at the finish at in a laid-back atmosphere near the lake.
There are plenty of parking spots available at the recreational area of Hofstade (entrance: Trianondreef 19 in Zemst). Park your car there and walk/ride to the start location near the lake (Zuiderbad).
The following facilities are available at the start/finish location: Toilets, showers, bike-wash, bike-parking, food- and drinks.
If you would like to spend the night before/after in the region of Mechelen, there are many options available for accommodation (hotel, B&B, hostel,…) in the center of Mechelen. From the center of Mechelen, the start location (Zuiderbad) is just 7km away.