Bike Center

The Point vélo is the heart of EPFL’s cycling movement: a point of sale for new and second-hand bikes, cycling gear at reduced prices, as well as repairs at cost and free mechanics courses. These products and services are reserved for the EPFL community.
Point Vélo EPFL


Point Vélo EPFL - Alain Herzog

The team

Your bikes are taken care of by a team of 12 students, trained at Point Vélo. In parallel to their studies, they spend several hours each week to offer a unique service to the EPFL community!

Point Vélo EPFL

Vision and results

At the Point Vélo, we strive to provide the best possible service, while integrating sustainability into our daily activities. Learn more about our mission in our activity report!


The current building, with its low energetic and environmental impact, was built in 2018 as a result of a student architectural competition within the LAST laboratory.



Second-hand bikes: with light kit and lock (students CHF 130.-, staff CHF 200.-). New bikes: with light kit and lock (variable prices). Equipement: helmets, locks, light kits, shoes, etc. For free: reflective vests, armbands and bells

Repairs and other services

Repairs at supply cost (workforce offered), repurchasing of second-hand bikes, self-service wash and repair stations (west side)

Free mechanics courses

ThePoint Vélo regularly organizes free mechanics courses. We have also prepared videos on how to maintain your bike!


Mayeul Barthes

During the semester:
Monday-Wednesday: 12 am-1 pm
Thursday-Friday: 12 am-5 pm

Other periods:
Monday-Thursday: 12 am-2 pm
Friday: 12 am-5 pm

[email protected]

021 693 97 15

Bike Center
PV 94.0 (Bâtiment PV)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne