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Mountain Bike advice - visitor

Hi, I am going to be in Lausanne on business and then taking 3days to mountain bike in the Lausanne to Montreux area from 21 May to the 24 May. I need to rent a decent Mountain bike and find a BnB that is close to train line and that is Mntn bike friendly.
Any suggestions and advice?
Also suggested rides, I want to do 1 day around the lake and 2 days in the mountains
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Hi, I am going to be in Lausanne on business and then taking 3days to mountain bike in the Lausanne to Montreux area from 21 May to the 24 May. I need to rent a decent Mountain bike and find a BnB that is close to train line and that is Mntn bike friendly.
Any suggestions and advice?
Also suggested rides, I want to do 1 day around the lake and 2 days in the mountains
Thanks
Hi, there are a few threads on these topics if you search on the forum. You may also find this site helpful as it shows national and regional cycling routes http://map.schweizmobil.ch/. Im not an expert, but Im not sure between Lausanne and Montreux is your best bet.. you might have more fun heading a little further in Wallis.
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Re: Mountain Bike advice - visitor

You might be able to rent a bike from these guys. http://www.the-bike.ch/

They are in Pully (east side of Lausanne). You can see the test bikes (they may rent them?). You will need to tell them your height. You can write the email in English as the owner is USA and the chief mechanic is UK.

You should also have a helmet (bring with you?). People here do not mountain bike without one.

For the rest, you will hopefully get some suggestions from others, the search function or one of the tourist sites.
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