Global Bike Festival is the ultimate weekend of bikes, riding, music, entertainment and much, much more hosted by the world’s largest cycling and mountain bike channels: GCN, GMBN and EMBN.

However you ride, join Global Bike Festival in the stunning resort of Saalbach in the heart of the Austrian Alps for a celebration of everything road, mountain, gravel, and electric mountain biking. Whether you want to rub shoulders with your favourite presenters; explore and experience world-class riding; discover how to become a better rider; try the latest bikes and tech, or enjoy a whirlwind of apres-ride entertainments and experiences, if you’re into bikes and riding this is the Festival for you.

Global Bike Festival will take place in Saalbach between 15-18 June 2023. For more information and to book your place go to 

True North Official Partner

True North are proud to be an official partner to the Global Bike Festival 2023, presented to you by GCN, GMBN and EMBN. As the group travel specialists, and Saalbach locals, we can bespoke your trip to the festival for your group. Inclusive in your bespoke package will be Festival Tickets and Ride Pass (Multi Pass / Gravel / MTB / Road). Send us a short message, and one of the team will get back to you to understand what your requirements are. We are here to help you, to make travelling as a larger group 8+ passengers logistically easier. We can organise all elements, from flights, transfers and accommodation, for a range of budgets.

Call us to make an enquiry +44 (0) 333 090 4035

Bespoke Packages


Flying? Driving? We work with all airlines and cross channel operators. Bulky bike boxes, not an issue! We can find the right airline/ operator to suit you.


We have multiple types of acccommodation to suit all budgets close to the Festival HQ. Whether you are looking for self catering, bed and breakfast, or a hotel with all facilities.


You are here to be part of the Global Bike Festival, so all our packages include event tickets and ride passes. More information go to the Global Bike Festival website

I'm really excited that True North is a partner of this amazing festival. Saalbach has been pushing it's biking prowess for many years, however the "Global Bike Festival" shows Saalbach and the region at its best, offering the diversity across all disciplines on two wheels! I've lived in Saalbach for many years, and my wife is a real Saalbach local, we are part of the infrastructure and definitely well placed and onsite. We have keen cyclists within the True North team, and have helped many other organisations with their logistics for their cycling events, so we understand the requirements of getting people and their bikes to where they need to be. Get in contact with us, we'd love to help you come to this rapidly growing Global Event - *Simon Richardson, Director & Founder, True North

*Please note I am not Simon Richardson form GCN, it just so happens he shares my name!

All our packages are financially protected

About Saalbach

Welcome to Austria’s largest mountain bike region

With over 70 km of trails and 9 gondolas: Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is Austria's largest biking region! Six modern gondolas in Saalbach Hinterglemm, two in Leogang and one in Fieberbrunn take bikers quickly and comfortably to the most beautiful peaks where you gain access to the coolest trails. For many years, Saalbach Hinterglemm has been the leading mountain bike region in Austria. An enormous network of paths of 400 km of all levels of difficulty for touring cyclists and e-bikers leaves nothing to be desired.

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About Play Sports Network

Play Sports Network (PSN) is the world’s leading digital sports media company focused solely on cycling and tri-sports. Combining a deep love of the sport with peerless expertise in video and digital distribution, PSN has built a leadership position in the market, with more than 2.7bn lifetime views, over 100 million monthly video views to 5.2 million subscribers amongst the 9.4 million social followers of its twelve channels that have had over 1bn views in the past 12 months. These channels are Global Cycling Network (GCN), Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) and Global Triathlon Network (GTN), along with a growing number of non-English language channels; GCN en Español, GCN Italia, GCN Japan, GCN auf Deutsch and GCN en Français. PSN channel presenters are engaging, knowledgeable former professional riders from the very highest levels who connect with the fans, and with world class athletes, teams and races, bringing their audiences to the heart of the professional sport with unmatched authenticity.

Play Sports Group is a subsidiary of Discovery Inc., the global leader in real world entertainment.