Point Vélo

Point Vélo © EPFL Olivier Wavre 2018

Point Vélo is the cornerstone of our efforts to encourage cycling. Located on our Lausanne campus, it serves as a point of sale for new and used bikes and for cycling gear at reduced prices; it also offers at-cost repairs and free bike mechanics classes.

Point Vélo products and services are exclusively reserved for members of the EPFL community on presentation of the CAMIPRO card.

  • Point Vélo takes care of your bicycles for repairs of all kinds. More than 4,000 services are carried out every year, based on the principles of reuse and recycling.
  • Second-hand bikes with lighting kit and lock included (students from CHF 150.-, staff from CHF 200.-).
  • New bikes and cycling equipment (helmets, lighting and safety kits, etc.) with discounts of up to 25% off the catalogue price (PDF 6 MB).
  • Self-service repair tools and a car wash are available during opening hours.

Every six months, Point Vélo offers free mechanics courses for all levels :

  • Initiation : adjusting brakes, gears, repairing and changing inner tubes
  • Progression : wheel play and steering, uncapping a wheel and changing a spoke
  • Advanced : hydraulic brakes, shifters
  • Single-sex classes : the topics covered will range from initiation to progression, according to the wishes of the participants.

Sessions in May 2024

  • Initiation : Tue 21.05 / Tue 28.05
  • Progression : Wed 29.05
  • Advanced : Thu 30.05
  • Mixed : Thu 23.05
  • Schedule : 5pm-7pm
  • Number of participants : 12 maximum
  • Equipment : you can bring your own bike or learn on the bikes in the workshop, tools and clothes are available.
  • Information and classes registrations

Your bikes are looked after by a team of 13 students trained at the Point Vélo. In addition to their studies, they spend several hours each week offering a unique service to the EPFL community! See more

Contact


During the semester :
– Monday to Thursday : 12am to 1pm
– Friday : 12am to 5pm

Other periods :
– Monday to Friday : 12am to 1pm

Our opening hours are a minimum, but we are open much more, on an irregular basis. Feel free to enter if our main doors are open!

[email protected]


+41 21 693 97 15


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Point Vélo
PV 94.0 (Bâtiment PV)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne


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