- Q?How fit do I need to be?
- A. You should be used to regular aerobic exercise and have a moderate level of fitness. The rides are designed to vary from easy to difficult and are within the capabilities of some-one who exercises regularly.
- Q?What is an average week like?
We usually have five full days of riding with a midweek rest day. Our itinerary is not set in stone in order to meet your needs, however weeks generally look like this;
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday out riding.
Wednesday – Rest day.
Thursday and Friday back on the bikes.
Saturday – Change over day / Airport run.
- Q?What do I need to bring?
- A.For your own comfort we recommend you bring 2-3 pairs of cycling shorts and tops, sunglasses, gloves, windproof, arm-warmers and some waterproof cycling kit just in case the weather changes.You will also need sun protection cream, after sun lotion and finally don’t forget your helmet! No Helmet – No Riding
- Q?Can I bring my own bike?
- A.Most of our clients prefer to bring their own bike, it is advisable to check with your airline or travel agent, as carriers have different rules about transporting boxed bikes. Some allow you to book your bike on in advance, normally for a fee.
- Q?What spares do I need to bring for my bike?
We have a good range of equipment for carrying out day to day maintenance whilst you are here. You will have access to track pumps, a work stand, tools, lubricants and cleaning materials for keeping your bike in tip top condition. We strongly recommend that you have your bike serviced before your trip and bring a full set of replacement brake pads (previous clients have gone through a set in a week).
There is bike shops in Moutiers, should anything major happen.
- Q?Which airport is best?
- A.Geneva Airport is the biggest and nearest to us, Easy Jet fly offer flights from most UK airports into Geneva. Alternately, you can fly into Grenoble Airport or Lyon. Airport.
- Q?Can I get an airport transfer?
- A.Yes you can. We will meet you at the airport when your flight arrives and return you in good time for your flight home. There may be a short wait if other riders are arriving at a similar time.
- Q?Are there activities for partners who do not ride to do?
- A.For those cyclists who have partners, friends or relations who do not want to join all or any of the rides (or just fancy a day out of the saddle) this area has much to offer. Extreme or gentle, the opportunities are almost unending. Choose from Walking, Paragliding, White Water Rafting, Mountain-Biking, Rock Climbing, Golf, Tennis and lots more or simply relaxing amid spectacular scenery.
- Q?Is there Wi-Fi or Internet access?
- A.Yes, the chalet is fitted with free internet access via WiFi.
- Q?Do I need travel/health insurance?
It is a condition of our holidays that you are covered by a medical and personal accident insurance policy that includes cover for sports activities.
Please provide use with your insurance policy numbers and emergency contact details prior to your arrival.
We recommend that you use ‘Cyclosure‘
If you live in the UK we recommend that you bring your EHIC card. This allows you to access reduced cost medical services in the European Economic Area. The EHIC is available free at this website www.ehic.org.uk/Internet/home.do
The EHIC is NOT a substitute for travel insurance as it will not cover mountain rescue, repatriation costs, or losses due to crime or natural disasters.
Remember no insurance, no riding.