+ Is my bicycle in compliance with the event ?

Your bike must respect these following conditions:

  • From before 1987.
  • With brakes, no gear change on the handlebar.
  • Without automatic toe clip.

The fixie, single speed bikes or their replicas will be accepted. Any registered person whose bike won’t respect these criteria won’t be able to take part in the Anjou Vélo Vintage without any possible reimbursement.

Do you want an expert’s view ? Send the photo of your bike to our team who will tell you if your bicycle is conformed or not: contact@anjou-velo-vintage.com

+ What should I do if I haven’t received my tickets by email ?

Tickets can be downloaded via the buyer's customer area.

They are also sent as an attachment to the order confirmation email, received when registering for the courses. Remember to check your SPAMS. Reminder: 1 single PDF file / 1 ticket per A4 page.

In the event of a problem, the buyer contacts the Saumur Val de Loire Tourist Office directly by email at avv@ot-saumur.fr, specifying his name and surname as well as his email address.

+ I can no longer participate. Can I get reimbursed ?

The commitment to the Anjou Vélo Vintage routes (Saturday 1st and Sunday 2 July 2023) is nominative, firm, definitive and not modifiable ( no change of route and/or date and / or time and / or participant.)

No modification or reimbursement, even partial will be possible once the registration has been submitted and the payment made. Even in case of bad weather, the event will not be cancelled.

+ What does my registration include ?

Your registration includes :

  • Access to the course
  • Assurance
  • Lunch
  • Saddlebag
  • Road book with detachable coupons (tastings, supplies, lunch, animation, visit …) and the map
  • Glass
  • Bracelet and bike plate
  • Supplies
  • The collector’s bottle of Anjou Vélo Vintage (depending on the formula chosen during registration)

+ How do I get registered and where do I take my saddlebag ?

You’ll get registered when you give your voucher at the Vintage Village (Place de la République – Saumur). The hours when you get your saddlebag are different according to the route you chose:

Saturday 1st July Routes

  • Authentic 1868 : departure time 9am : Friday 30 June  from 4pm to 9pm
  • Félicien Duchemin – departure time 9:30am : Friday 30 June from 4pm to 9 pm and Saturday 1st July from 7:30am to 9am
  • Ernestine La Rustine – departure time 10am : Friday 30 June from 4pm to 9 pm and Saturday 1st July from 7:30am to 9:30am
  • Germain Duchemin (10h45) – departure time 10:45am : Friday 30 June from 4pm to 9 pm and Saturday 1st July from 8am to 10:15am

Sunday 2nd July Routes

  • Simone Klaxon – departure time 9am : Saturday 1st July from 11am to 8pm
  • Léon Leguidon – departure time 9:30am : Saturday 1st July from 11am to 8pm and Sunday 2 July from 8am to 9am
  • Yvonne Klaxon – departure time 10:15am: Saturday 1st July from 11am to 8pm and Sunday 2 July from 8am to 9:45am
  • Lucien Duchemin – departure time 10:45am : Saturday 1st July from 11am to 8pm and Sunday 2 July from 8am to 10:15am
  • Louison Leguidon – departure time 11:15am: Saturday 1st July from 11am to 8pm and Sunday 2 July from 9am  to 11am

+ Where to find a vintage bike ?

Our partners offer vintage bikes for rent to be picked up directly on site.

Go to the “Rent my bike” tab. (section under development)

If there are no more bikes available, you can also find it on individual sales sites.

Electric bikes are not permitted.

+ Where is the start of the vintage bike tours ?

The hikes start on the Quai Lucien Gautier, below Place de la République in Saumur.

+ Can I take the start on the d-day without being registered?

No. The frame plates will be checked at the entrance of the SAS, you will not be able to access it without registration. You will also not have access to the feed zones on the course.

+ Can children participate to vintage bike tours ?

There is no child rate set up. If you wish to participate with a child, you have 2 choices:

-  Buy him a spot, he will get the same meals and supplies as you

-  Don’t buy him a spot, he won’t get the supplies of the course (you can plan a picnic)

+ About the vintage festival

Where is the vintage festival located ?

The Vintage Festival is located Place de la République in Saumur

What are the vintage festival times ?

The Vintage Festival is open on Friday the 30th of June from 4pm to midnight, on Saturday the 1st of July from 9am to midnight and on Sunday the 2nd of July from 9am to 8pm.

Is the Vintage Festival free?

Yes! The vintage festival, located Place de la République, is 100% accessible and free for everyone, whether they are registered for on a course or not.

Where can I find the program ?

Coming soon !

+ Where can I park ?

Various free car parks are available in Saumur

  •   Exhibition Centre
  •   Chardonnet car park
  •   Marc Leclerc car park
  •   Ardilliers car park
  •   …

+ Where can I find information about traffic disruptions ?

Vous trouverez tout le détail des fermetures de route dans les arrêtés de circulation :