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Answers to common questions

Here we would like to answer (as best as possible) the most frequently asked questions about the Bike Opening 2023 in the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN.

Where is the event area located?

The Bike Opening 2023 event site is located at the parking area of Gaislachkogl Gondola base station:
Dorfstraße 115
6450 Sölden


Where is the parking area?

We kindly ask you to leave your car in the marked visitor parking spaces, which are located near the event site.

Parking options:

  • Parking garage at Gaislachkogl Gondola
  • Postplatz square in the village center
  • Base station at Giggijoch Gondola


Where can I camp?

For example at the Sölden campsite or at all other camping sites within Ötztal. HERE you will find all important information about camping in Sölden and Ötztal. Friendly reminder: Wild camping is not permitted in the Sölden region and the entire Ötztal and will be reported to the official authorities!


Is there free admission to the event area?

Yes, admission is free. Everyone has the opportunity to test the exhibitors' bikes and accessories free of charge, to take part in biking technique courses or to watch the bike shows. Only participation in the BIKE REPUBLIC Rally is subject to a fee.


Where can I register for the biking technique courses?

If you are interested in one of the biking technique courses, you can register on site at the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN info tent. You will find it in the parking area of Gaislachkogl Gondola base station.


Where can I register for Senad's School2Rock, Ride with Korbi and the Bunny Hööp Contest?

For these three program highlights you can either register online HERE or on site at the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN info tent. You will find it in the parking area of Gaislachkogl Gondola base station.


When and where can I pick up the starting documents for the BIKE REPUBLIC Rally?

You can pick up your starting package on Friday, 09 June from 5.00 pm – 9.30 pm and on Saturday, 10 June from 8.00 am – 9.30 am in the event area.


When do competitions & contests start?

  • BIKE REPUBLIC Rally: Start at 10.30 am - Gaislachkogl Gondola top station
  • Bunny Hööp Contest: Start at 6.00 pm – Pump Track Rolling


When are the operating hours of Bergbahnen Sölden mountain lifts?

Gaislachkogl Gondola section I 8.30 am – 4.45 pm
Giggijoch Gondola 8.30 am – 4.45 pm
Langeggbahn Chairlift 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Zentrum Shuttle 8.30 am – 8.00 pm
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