Mountain bike, Recumbent bike
No need to introduce mountain biking which has been successfull worldwide since its emergence in the '80s. Reunion is no exception to this craze, and offers numerous tracks for all levels. You ought to check with local professionals to know the current conditions of the tracks.
To see the world - and Reunion Island - from another point of view, why not try the recumbent bike?
Also known as a horizontal bike, you’ll be comfortably installed in a seat on three wheels, and pedal effortlessly while admiring the scenery going by!
You can enjoy it on the coast as well as in the mountain, or along the bicycle paths...
Our partners :
You would like to discover Reunion’s landscapes by bike but you don’t feel like riding uphill? FORMIBIKE offers the rental of mountain bikes with electric assistance to browse the roads and paths of Reunion Island freely and easily! Go on a self-guided tour or follow our guide. Delivery to your place of accommodation, autonomy: about 100 km, groups: 5th bike free!
RANDO REUNION PASSION welcomes you to introduce you to one of the best downhills in the world: the Maïdo massif, with its 150 km of marked trails! Downhill, Free Ride on Specialized Merida Mondraker bikes, training programmes with State certified MTB instructors... from 12 y.o.. Shuttle service, downhill expeditions and mountain bike rentals.
With COCO BIKE you will discover the most beautiful mountain biking expeditions on the island starting in St Gilles les Bains. Our two experts Fred and Thierry are waiting for you for unforgettable moments in a unique environment! You can discover the mountains on a bike ride downhill, rides à la carte, freeride and shuttle transportation to the top of Le Maïdo.
Mountain biking expeditions
Want to live a new adventure? Discover new sensations? Discover Reunion Island with ease with an EAPC (Electrically-Assisted-Pedal-Cycle) with E-VELO! You can rent them or go on tours accompanied by our qualified instructors, and thus easily enjoy the diversity of landscapes that Reunion’s coastline offers; savannah, cane fields, forests and volcano.
Rental & Guided outings in Electric Mountain Bikes
These tracks are of different difficulty levels, indicated by different colors, like on ski slopes.
Green = trail accessible to beginners.
Blue = easy run.
Red = trail of moderate difficulty.
Black = difficult track for experienced mountain bikers.
10 stations share these tracks:
"Geranium" in le Maïdo, l '"Entre-Deux", "Cilaos", "Goyavier" and "Volcano" in the High Plains, "Vacoa" in St Philippe, "Vert Bleue" in Ste Rose, Bras Panon, Salazie and St Denis
- For beginners
As for skiing, start with the green slopes, then you may be tempted by the blue slopes, still accessible. Or simply discover the quiet coastal paths which are less steep ...
- For fans
The blue runs (in particular Maïdo) or red runs(such as the "Volcano" station).
- For experienced mountain bikers
The black runs down from Cilaos or Maïdo, or the Volcano (30 km long with 1,300 m of difference in altitude!). The former Mégavalanche route going from Tévelave to St Leu.
- Also try Quad biking !
Two companies offer you to discover the joys of quad biking: with mountain bike wheeled vehicles, ride the paths of the Etang Salé forest, and even downhill on the Dimitile slopes for the more daring !
For crazy mountain bikers ...
* The "Mégavalanche" departs at 2000 meters high and arrives on the beach of St Paul. This sport event attracts champions from all over.
* The "VTT Run Tour", a sport expedition in stages over several days, is gaining steadily in reputation.