Bike rental and repair
Professional bike rental
Bay of Arcachon - Val de l'Eyre has many tourist attractions and a considerable amount of cycling infrastructure. Travelling around the area by bike is both easy and enjoyable, be it for daily or occasional use.
Numerous companies and some tourist offices offer bikes for rent.
The directory will help you to identify and contact them to get all the necessary information and conditions of use.
Professional bike maintenance / repair
Enjoyable cycling relies on the bike being in good condition. There are repairers in various communes in Pays Barval.
Find them by consulting the list : where to maintain and repair my bike? (PDF - 110 Ko)
Useful information for Arcachon residents
In order to encourage residents to cycle, Arcachon Town Council makes ordinary bikes available free of charge or gives a grant of 200€ for the purchase of an electric bike.
Information : http://www.ville-arcachon.fr/velo-arcachon/
Associations serving cyclists and their bikes
Insercycles: a job creation association encouraging environmentally-friendly transport in the area.
Based in Le Teich and covering the whole Bay of Arcachon – Val de l’Eyre area, the Insercycles job creation association has bikes and accessories for rent.
You can also have your bike repaired or overhauled, or buy a second-hand bike or a Vélomalin© (bikes rebuilt at Le Teich from those which have been scrapped, recovered and collected locally) : https://velomalin-bassin.fr/
Information : https://insercycles.com/
Rep’Eyre: serving bikes in Val de l’Eyre
The association Rep'Eyre, based on the Sylva 21 eco-industrial estate between Salles and Belin-Béliet, is a resource centre that recycles used everyday objects.
Rep'Eyre encourages cycling by running bike maintenance workshops where bike owners share know-how in order to be able to look after their own machines: bike autonomy.
As a measure of its commitment, the association is part of the "Heureux Cyclage" national repair workshop network.
2 other cycling associations are active in the territory of the Bassin d'Arcachon - Val de l'Eyre
Ô Pignon is based in Lanton and shines on the heart of the Basin.
The association has set itself the task of promoting cycling as an efficient and ecological means of transport.
It wishes to give a positive and engaging image of cycling in the municipality of Lanton. And it does not fail to make the voice of users heard.
VéloBassin is based in the Sud Bassin but is interested in mobility by bicycle throughout the territory of the Bassin. The association is a FUB member (national federation).
Here, click to their website