Cycle Hire

If you don’t think you have the right kind of bike to take part in Cycle for Life 2019, or you are travelling from a distance and need to hire one – help is at hand!

Vie et Vélo

Vie et Vélo, who have very kindly organised the route this year and will be cycling with us, are based in Caux near Pezenas in the Herault, can help with finding accommodation and bike hire in their area and beyond….and can provide tips for preparing/training for the event.
Please contact Bruce & Denise if you would like more information +33 (0) 603 76 64 14 or
For those living or holidaying in the area, Vie et Vélo also provide bike hire and guided day rides, organising rides for groups of any level. This can be a great family activity when friends and relatives come to stay! Most of the rides are leisurely and can be customised to suit the group. Bike hire (comfortable bikes for leisure riding) is also possible with delivery in the region around Pezenas.

Mellow Velos

Mellow Velos have a special offer available to CSF participants, including hire of electric-assist touring bikes.

  • Electric comfort ‘Kalkofs’ – these are step-through so better suited to ladies (CSF price 25€)
  • Electric touring ‘Focus’ – the “best ever” electric bikes – these are trapezium so a little mobility is required (CSF price 30€)
  • Comfort bikes – a classic bike ideally suited to the canal paths – (CSF price 18.00€)

All bikes come with puncture resistant tyres, paniers, front baskets, pumps, repair kits with locks, helmets and a bottle of water.
Delivery and collection from start/finish points can also be arranged. To pre-book please contact Sandra on 04 68 43 38 21 or email

Europe Active

They have bike depots across France, contact Aurélien on for more details and help. And for further information here is their website: