Originally from Calvados, these seven students from the School of Management and Commerce of Saint-Lô (Manche) set up a project called Normand E-Bike. Their departure on a tour is scheduled for May 2019.
As part of their training at the school of management and commerce of Saint-Lô (Manche), seven young people from 17 to 19 years created a project, which they called Normand E-Bike. Their goal: to go around the Normandie region on electric bikes.
“Through this project, we want to show the cultural richness and beauty of the landscapes of our Normandy region, to which we are very attached. ” says one of the future riders.
“But that’s not the only goal. During our journey, we will go to a number of high schools along the route to give lectures to local students, who will be selecting schools for their studies next year. We would like to promote our own school, and we will take the opportunity to highlight the city of Saint-Lô, were we live. The idea is to
An eco-responsible approach
This project is part of an eco-responsible approach, as explained by these students, who are studying towards their Bachelor degrees in Management and Commerce.
We chose to use electric bicycles to highlight these new means of sustainable transportation. We have a partnership with the company Saint-Loise, Easybike, which will lend us three e-bikes, spare batteries and repair kits. It will also provide
700 km and 8 stages of the trip
Paolo Campos, Antoine Spreckley, Antoine Voidie, Clement Dupont, Dorian Leconte, Alexis Jobart and Romain
Departure and arrival will take place in their city of Saint-Lô. The journey will cover around 700 km and between 35 and 37 hours of cycling.
They will be three bike riders. The other four students will follow in a car. Each of the students will have their mission on the trip, which will cover security, communication and planning a conference after our journey. The team will be using a GoPro camera and a drone to film the whole journey in order to make a short film of the trip.
To have funds to support the
The goal is to reach the sum of 2 000 € in crowdfunding.
The students also have the plans to rent an electric car to “make the tour 100% electric”.
This post was translated from French. The original version was published on Actu. Photo credit – Actu.