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Preparation for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Get ready for the future Olympic Games in Paris on the sites of the cycling events in Yvelines.

The Yvelines will host many cycling events such as road cycling in the Vallée de Chevreuse (the finish will be on the Champs-Elysées as for the Tour de France), track cycling and BMX will take place at the velodrome of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines and mountain biking events will be held in Elancourt. All the sites already exist, you can discover them and train directly on the Olympic sites.

The site of the vélodrome national.

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1. Road cycling at the 2024 Olympics

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1. Road cycling at the 2024 Olympics
The Chevreuse valley is the training place for many cyclists from Ile-de-France. Every weekend hundreds of cyclists ride the small hilly roads.

Dampierre-en-Yvelines

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Dampierre-en-Yvelines
Dampierre-en-Yvelines with its castle is certainly one of the most beautiful villages of the Chevreuse valley.

Chevreuse

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Chevreuse
If you pass by the area by bike you can also visit the beautiful castle of the city of Chevreuse.

2. Mountain bike events at the 2024 Olympics

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2. Mountain bike events at the 2024 Olympics
The mountain bike events will take place on the hill of Elancourt, the highest point of Ile-de-France with its 231 meters. The site is difficult to access and you will not meet many people, the main entrance is located in an industrial area in Trappes. The site will of course be developed for the Olympics.

View on Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

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View on Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
At the top we have a beautiful view of the area.

The hill of Elancourt

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The hill of Elancourt
The climbs are very steep. Ideal for training for hiking or mountain biking.

3. BMX at the 2024 Olympics

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3. BMX at the 2024 Olympics
The BMX site is located next to the National Velodrome. It is possible to sign up for one-hour introductory lessons.

4. Track cycling events at the 2024 Olympic Games

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4. Track cycling events at the 2024 Olympic Games
You can't miss the velodrome which is huge. The region has decided to facilitate access to the general public by offering a wide range of activities.

The track of the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines velodrome

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The track of the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines velodrome
It is possible to learn track cycling with a one-hour session. It is very interesting for beginners, but it is not easy because the slope of the track is very important.

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