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Bike Switzerland

rue des Grottes 22, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Bike trip of a lifetime

Bike Switzerland completely gets how to put a trip together for foreign travelers, even ones that... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
PhilForzley
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South Windsor, Connecticut
Awesome Independent Alpine Tour

Bike Switzerland gets it. We did an independent alpine tour but couldn't do the standard alpine... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
runner13
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south windsor, CT
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Bike Switzerland is Geneva's English-speaking bicycle hub. We offer sales, service, rentals and also organize group and individual bicycle tours across Switzerland.
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  • Very good14%
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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rue des Grottes 22, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Bike Switzerland completely gets how to put a trip together for foreign travelers, even ones that don't have travel experience. Explicit instructions, hotel reservations and instant recognition at hotel check-in, luggage arriving at hotels before we did, bicycle transport, meals, route maps and navigation technology...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Bike Switzerland gets it. We did an independent alpine tour but couldn't do the standard alpine itinerary, so John customized a trip for us. The bike routes were well planned and the GPS units guided us flawlessly. The rental bikes are new or like new...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Have to thank John, the owner of Bike Switzerland for arranging, such an enjoyable vacation for us. The hotels were a real treat at the end of the day. The bicycles fit well and were adjusted perfectly. Can't wait for our next trip over. So...More

3  Thank charlesrhyne
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

After completing a Bike Switzerland trip last summer, I am disheartened to read of the recent negative reviews. My experience was wholly positive. The weather happened to be mild (lucky there), the staff very friendly and helpful, and the lodging and food were quite enjoyable....More

2  Thank bsmembership
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I went on the Alpine tour in 2016. Excellent tour! Great people...beautiful scenery. When I got my bike fitted - it felt super small (my fault, not theirs)! I was pretty worried about riding it. But they had delivered the exact bike I ordered. Anyway...More

1  Thank KnitAndTheCity
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

I was one of the 19 on the June 2017 Challenge Tour and agree with agree with the poor reviews related to this tour. Right from minute 1, when I entered the shop for my fitting, I was greeted with a cold “can I help...More

4  Thank emailit05
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bikeswitzerland, Owner at Bike Switzerland, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Fred, Mike and Fernando each wrote a poor review of this specific tour. The very personal nature of their review shows that we obviously got off to a bad start and I wrote to them directly to apologise for my poor reception at their arrival....More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I have never written a negative review before, but I am strongly compelled to do so for the Bike Switzerland ChallengeTour in 2017. I am a decent rider and pretty fit, and of course I realized when signing up that it would be a challenge,...More

5  Thank fam1950
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bikeswitzerland, Owner at Bike Switzerland, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Fred, Mike and Fernando each wrote a poor review of this specific tour. The very personal nature of their review shows that we obviously got off to a bad start and I wrote to them directly to apologise for my poor reception at their arrival....More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a review of The Challenge Tour offered by Bike Switzerland. Let me begin that I write a lot of reviews for Trip Advisor and with the exception of two they are all positive. A little bit of torn wall paper or a slight...More

6  Thank Mikecohike
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bikeswitzerland, Owner at Bike Switzerland, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Fred, Mike and Fernando each wrote a poor review of this specific tour. The very personal nature of their review shows that we obviously got off to a bad start and I wrote to them directly to apologise for my poor reception at their arrival....More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was in Geneva for business and was looking for a bike rental to go for a long ride on Saturday. After searching the internet I choose to book with Bike Switzerland and am glad I did. The email responses regarding my booking were prompt...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

I rented a bicycle from Bike Switzerland last summer on a trip to watch the Tour de France and was completely happy with the experience. The equipment was in perfect condition and the service was superb. Highly recommended.

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95dannyg
20 March 2015|
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Response from bikeswitzerland | Property representative |
There are dedicated cycle paths next to most roads in the canton of Geneva. The building of bike paths was put to a vote last year and so there should be more and more.
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dajwaj
16 February 2015|
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Response from bikeswitzerland | Property representative |
yes, you can do this. You'd rent a bike in geneva at bikeswitzerlandrentals (look up website) and then return at a train station in Switzerland. Contact the website for more information.
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