Bike lovers, mountain bikers, you will be spoiled for choice to explore this natural region remained wild and unspoilt. Off the beaten path, you will pass through traditional villages, ovens and wash houses.
For all levels, you can ride the many passes of the region including the legendary Col du Colombier (1647m) but also the Col de la Cheminée, the Col de la Biche, the Col de la Lebe ...
For those who opt for a family outing, you can follow the river, from the campsite. This trail is flat to reach via-Rhôna. This river lies along the Rhone and you can discover the area safely on a bike trail.
Each year in April, the lake hiking (randonnée des lacs) is organized by the CYCLO BUGEY BELLEY club. It invites all two-wheelers fans to participate in the lake hiking, in a warm and friendly atmosphere, with road bike and mountain bike without ranking among the participants. This event is one of the largest in the region (in number of participants). It passes through the beautiful landscape of Bugey.
MOUNTAIN BIKE trails: Five hilly trails of 20, 35, 50, 70 and 100 km with a total drop from 310 to 2400 m. The trails vary a lot: single track lined with boxwood, ridges, stream crossings, small wild lakes, Bugey villages and technical passage under the pierced rock.
ROAD trails: 4 trails of 40 - 60 - 80 and 120 km with drop ranging from 400 to 2100 m on the small winding Bugey roads lined with lakes and streams and passing through typical villages. You will also find sections of "Viarhôna", bike-route along the Rhône which should eventually go from Geneva to the mouth of the Rhone.
You are a cyclist who loves challenges and do not shrink from big drops ... You dream to tackle one of the toughest passes in France...
Terrifying percentages give you wings ... In the end of the summit, a magnificent landscape awaits you: the Alps and Mont Blanc in the background.
Perhaps you will attempt the Bugey challenge and join the “Fêlés du Colombier”? 4 ascents of the Grand Colombier are not enough for you ...! The “Fêlés du Colombier” offer the "Bugey Challenge" ... Circuit in "double 8" of 208 km and 7043 m drop. 4 ascents of the Grand Colombier and two ascents of the Col de la Biche...