Cycling & Mountain Biking

Ski Peak
Winter and summer activity holidays based in Vaujany (38) in the French Alps. Summer activities: walking, trekking, cycling, mountain biking, mountaineering and white water rafting. Winter skiing in the Alpe dHuez ski area. Catered and self cater
Circuit des 3 Cascades
Marked walks around the waterfalls (2 hours) and the lakes (3.5 hours). Also cycle routes for mountain bikes. Maps and more information from the Tourist Office in Brenod (01).
French Alps-based bicycle travel company offering a wide choice of self-guided, guided, and customised holidays. Cyclomundo is also an official tour operator for some prestigious sportives such as La Marmotte and the Etape du Tour.
Ecole Rustine
Guided downhill mountain biking on snow in winter. Group tours and individual activities catered for. Summer bike camps with organised rides. La Ranche, Montriond (74).
Morzine Mountainbike Mechanics
All types of mountainbike servicing and repairs based in the Lindarets bowl area of Morzine (74)
Foyer Nordique des Moises
Base for various sports including Nordic walking and mountain biking. Hire of equipment and maps provided on site. Based at route du Col de Cou, Habere-Poche (74).
Lespace VTT des Trois Vallees
Mountain biking ride around the 3 valleys. Mainly downhill, professional guides (some English spoken). Bike hire and repairs available. Offices at Lespace VTT, le bain de lours, Bozel (73).
ChaletArc Riders Hostel
Hostel accommodation in Les Arcs/Peisey-Nancroix (Paradiski). Ideal base for mountain biking with secure cellar storage. Very easy access to the lift system. Based at Maison des Quatre Balcons, Rue de Nantcruet, Peisey Nancroix(73)
Les Balcons du Gapencais
A 45 Km route designed for walkers and mountain bikers alike. more information and a map of the circuit from the Tourist Office at 2a cours Frederic Mistral, Gap (05).
Bage le Chatel
Cycling and walking routes from 5 to 45 Km. Guide book with maps available from the Tourist Office in Bage le Chatel (01).
VTT Chatel
A number of circuits and descents around Chatel. Tickets available for the cable cars (open July and August) which will take you and your bike to the start points. For guides and maps contact Tourist Office, chef lieu Chatel (74).
Dimension Freeride
Downhill mountain biking with qualified experts. Some English spoken. Located at 2227 chemin du Villard, Le Petit Bornand (74).
Website offering bicycle rentals across France, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland. Various bicycle models available, depending on the region, all booked via the online booking facility.
La Velostation Chambery
Hire a variety of bikes including tandems and mountain bikes. Open from April to October weekdays 06:30-19:00 and weekends 09:00-19:00. Winter opening hours (November to March) weekdays 06:30-19:00 and Saturday 09:00-19:00.
Alpine Elements
Specialists in ski holidays and activity breaks throughout the French Alps. Also offer accommodation in ski chalets. Group, individual, family bookings organized. Mountain biking, ski lessons and snowboarding holidays arranged.
Sevrier Sport
Sale and rental of all types of bicycle, including tandems, and accessories suitable for adults and children. Roller blades also available. Accompanied cycling tours from half a day to four days can also be organised. 65 pl Mairie, Sevrier (74).
Website with information on cycling in the French Alps, Tour de France mountain stages and the Megavalanche, the longest MTB downhill race in the world, starting on the Alpe-dHuez glacier.