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12 June: Livigno is ready for a hot bike season

Published by Livigno on May 12 2021

On June 12nd the bike season is ready to start in style in Livigno with the opening of the Mottolino Bike Park, followed by the Mountain Park Carosello on June 26th and the Mountain Area Sitas on July 1st. With the bike area fully open, 3200km of mapped trails will be available and social distancing is of course guaranteed!

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Not only the biker season is ready to start again, but also the whole resort with hotels, shops, restaurants and activities is getting ready to resume the typical Livigno vitality, in accordance with the new protocols in force. Between the bike area, the hiking network, the bike path, the water sports at the lake, and all the other activities there will surely be no way to get bored.

The world of biking in Livigno offers endless options that will satisfy the needs of both pro riders and beginners looking for their first sensations. The bike area consists of two sides served by lifts and a myriad of trails that can be cycled directly from the town centre, as well as 17km of cycle path and a Bike Skill Centre for all those who need the support of an instructor to improve their technique or to take part in one of the many excursions or organised courses.

MOTTOLINO BIKE PARK: DOWNHILL & ENDURO
The Mottolino Bike Park will be the first to open its doors to all downhill and enduro bikers and fans eager to start the season on June 12th. The Mottolino Bike Park offers high level riding experiences, thanks to the slopestyle line with drop and jump area, dedicated to pro riders, full of dirt and wood structures to perfect their riding level. The Slopestyle area is complemented by the North Shore Area, an area built inside the forest, consisting of wooden walkways of various kinds: step up, step down, snails, parabolics and much more, some are off-limits for beginners, others enhance the experience. Finally, the big air jump of the Mottolino Bike Park, located at the start of the gondola, allows you to try out new tricks on the bike and improve your technique. The right starting point for practicing bigger jumps. In addition to the more advanced experience, there are also lines suitable for beginners, to begin to get familiar with the facilities and routes suitable for e-bikes.

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CAROSELLO MOUNTAIN PARK & SITAS BIKE AREA: FLOW TRAILS PARADISE
The Carosello Mountain Park together with the Sitas Bike Area, with the former opening on June 26th and the latter on July 1st, offers a totally different riding experience, with trails built to meet the needs of all mountain, cross country, and enduro riders. There are 50 kilometers of trails divided between newly built trails (flow and enduro) and existing hiking trails. The flow trails base their style on speed and rhythm, providing beginners and families with the desired safety and experienced riders with a rollercoaster-like feeling. The enduro trails, on the other hand, offer more natural and technical riding for the enjoyment of experienced bikers. The Tutti Frutti Epic Tour, a route that links all the trails in the bike area for a total of 45km, very few of which are uphill, is well worth a try.

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EARLY BUYING BIKE PASS -10%
For the occasion of the reopening of the bike season, only online and until June 10th, it is possible to buy the Bike Pass with 10% discount. Bike Pass is a unique card that includes all the facilities of the Bike Area. You can find all the info here: https://www.livigno.eu/servizi-bike

BIKE SKILL CENTER: MTB POINT
The reference point for all bike fans is the Bike Skill Center, which on June 12nd will be ready to welcome bikers with a rich program of activities and courses by the MTB Guides of Livigno.

Every day on the program there are excursions by mountain bike, enduro, cross-country, flow-country, downhill, e-bike and road-bike. At the Bike Skill Center you can get advice on the best routes to enjoy on your own, but also take part in the excursions planned with the guides. Dedicated to children of all ages, the Bike Skill Center is the ideal place to become familiar with mountain bikes and improve your riding technique thanks to qualified instructors, equipped facilities, pump-tracks, wooden walkways and a rich weekly program of games and excursions dedicated to the aspiring bikers of tomorrow.

DIEGO CAVERZASI BIKE CAMP
Livigno is the home of many athletes, among them the Italian Slopestyle athlete Diego Caverzasi, who is organizing four weekends of bike camps in Livigno for all those who want to have fun with him and improve their jumping and park riding skills. Diego will be available on weekends 24/27 June, 22/25 July, 26/29 August, 22/25 September. For more information on this activity please contact: bikepark@livigno.eu.

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ROAD BIKE: ALL THE NOVELTIES
For road bike lovers, from this year there is a new program that includes every day (except Wednesdays) during the months of July and August, a different climb on the Alpine passes around Livigno. During the activity, you will be accompanied by a Bike Guide and a shuttle sponsored by Pinarello that will act as your “team car” and support for any unforeseen event.

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BIKE HOTEL & BIKE APARTMENTS
In order to ensure you a biker-friendly service, we always recommend the bike hotels and bike apartaments where you will find ad hoc services, such as a safe storage room with tools and materials for small repairs and maintenance, an equipped area for washing bikes with cleaning materials and products, laundry service and other services designed to make your holiday perfect. Not only services, but also facilities to enjoy all the pleasures of Livigno at a discounted price. Find all the structures adhering to the service HERE. 

BIKE SHOPS
There are numerous Bike Shops and sports shops where you can rent and find all the latest bike trends, find them HERE.

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