VELO FEVER IN OBERRIED
with novelties, bargains and much more.
Let yourself be carried away and inspired.
For over 30 years, Thömus has stood for high-tech cycling from Switzerland. From the most successful cross country team in the professional circus to the dedicated racing bike beginners and the everyday commuters – we are always happy when we can live out the bike fever and inspire bike fans. Discover at the ramp sale novelties, bargains, second hand and much more. Let us spoil you with culinary delights and entertain you with an exciting evening program.
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The proof of the pudding is in the eating
A bicycle must fit its rider. The feeling must be right, it must meet your needs and should really fuel the anticipation of more. Test yourself at the ramp sale through our models and find exactly your bike.
Use our convenient shuttle bus to get there! On Thursday and Friday, the shuttle service requires a pre-registration by phone at 031 848 22 15, on Saturday and Sunday the bus runs according to the timetable.
At the Factory Sale we are there for you at the following times:
- Thursday, 7.
10 – 20 h
- Friday, 8.
10 – 21 h
- Saturday, 9.
9 – 21 h
- Sunday, 10.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
From Monday to Wednesday there are already evening events. Please note that the number of parking spaces at the pre-events is very limited and it may be that you have to park in an outdoor parking lot with shuttle service. The best way to get there is by bike or PubliBike.
Exciting evening program
PRE EVENT: Monday, 4.
The TWINNER makers
The TWINNER stands for the mobility of tomorrow.
Developed and designed in Oberried, made to make urban mobility faster and more efficient.
The TWINNER makers talk about challenges, approaches to solutions and design successes.
PRE EVENT: Tuesday, 5.
Women on the (racing) bike
Although Switzerland is a country of female and male cyclists, only 23% of licensed Swiss Cycling athletes were female in 2021. Co-initiator and National Councillor Aline Trede talks about this and many other exciting topics related to the “cycling gender gap” as well as possible solutions such as the Tour de Berne.
PRE EVENT: Wednesday, 6. September
New life for old batteries
How good can batteries be? Prof. Dr. Andrea Vezzini and his team at the Bern University of Applied Sciences are working on this. In a pilot project, the team has developed a demonstrator that shows how retired e-bike batteries can be used as solar storage, for example.
Thursday, 7. September
Political evening in Oberried
Panel discussion on the elections to the Council of States with Werner Salzmann, Council of States member, and Flavia Wasserfallen, National Councilor/candidate for the Council of States. Short talk with the retiring Council of States member Hans Stöckli and former Council of States member Werner Luginbühl, co-chairman of the Swiss Bike Park patronage committee.
Friday, 8. September
Football, bike and business
YB CEO Wanja Greuel talks about the similarities and differences between sports and business and how important it is to “keep at it” in general.
Saturday, 9. September
The success maker
As coach of top athletes like Natascha Badmann, Toni Hasler is partly responsible for over 100 international medals. What is his secret?