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Vélo Offsite

CYCLING IS THE NEW GOLF

Welcome to Vélo Offsite—the new corporate meeting mixing passion, business, and community. Step away from your traditional activities and enjoy some memorable experiences with brilliant peers pedaling along the Mediterranean. Lycra is not required and these rides are for all fitness and skill levels and are wickedly delightful experiences to enjoy while building relationships and talking some business.
Vélo Monaco offers a Fun, Healthy and Environmentally Friendly day.
All proposals is suitable from smaller private holiday groups to bigger Corporate events. When bigger group request, we normally split in to different groups after fitness level and the mission is always that the groups reunite at the lunch stop

Vélo Monaco has built a reputation for providing some of the best private and corporate cycling events available.

Our primary goal is to encourage people onto their bikes to get healthy, and in doing so also create a greener environment to do it in.

Here is different proposals to create a unique and unforgettable Adventure.

Cycling is the new Golf and many of your clients loves to be encourage to do some sporty or healthy activity

Great for Health and Fitness

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike”
– John F Kennedy

Vélo Monaco welcome your guests with a full service crew.

About us:
Gustav Larsson: Olympic & World Championship silver medalist & Stage winner at Giro d’Italia & Paris-Nice and record breaking 7 x SWE National Time Trial champion. Multiply participations in the Tour de France and over 15 years as a pro athlete.

Together with Veronica Larsson founder of Vélo Monaco and professional cyclist until 2012.

Very welcoming for guests to cycle with pro riders and to listen to some behind the scene Olympic and Tour de France stories.

For more information about us, click here.

We both speak a various of languages: all Nordic languages, English, Italian, French, German. Understands good: Spanish, Dutch and Flemish.

On the rides we can add all kind of support like, following car with refreshments, Professional Photographer/Video and Rental bikes (including electric bike options). And Limousine service or Helicopter option.

We are happy to custom a personalised cycling jersey with the Company logo to each participants of the ride. This is a great value as the clients will use them multiply times afterwards and it is a great awareness. This is more when we create a cycling adventure. For the more sightseeing/leisure rides, the clients prefer to ride in a T-shirt and normal shorts and not in bike gear. We can custom all kind of apparels and accessories for the event.

Vélo Offsite 1

Sightseeing Tour – The beauty of Monaco and the area. Very suitable for beginners or for clients that prefer a more leisure approach

The total cycling could be from 15 km. And possible to custom for every request.

From the clients Hotels (if in Monaco here is some suggestions of sightseeing activities). Cycling from the Hotel to

  • the Marché aux Fleurs Cours Saleya in Nice ville
  • the italian border in Mortola, just outside Menton for an Italian cappuccino.
  • the I Love Nice sign at Nice port to take some photos and enjoy the view of Nice
  • the Grand Hôtel du Cap Ferrat for a delightful light lunch and enjoy Cap Ferrat
  • the Cap Martin. Short but very popular ride. Enjoy the quiet and beautiful Cap Martin. Our version of mini Cap Ferrat.
  • the Villa Nellcôte, The Rolling Stones villa where Exile on Main St. took place in its basement.

Vélo Monaco guides meet the clients at their Hotel and we will have rental bikes and all necessary equipment with us. We set up the bikes for each participants together with a short briefing about todays ride. For the beginners we also include how to ride in a group and all necessary to know about the bikes. Obligation to wear helmet on our rides, we provide rental helmets.

Price from 95 € pp*

* Price includes rentalbike, rental helmet, water, sportdrink, bars, gels during the ride, Vélo Monaco guide.

Not included in the starting price is any food or beverages on the stops

Details from a sightseeing ride, that we created for a Corporate Event group:

Start at the Villa and cycle all together towards Nice. Just before entering Nice we will turn up right towards Mont Boron Park. We enjoy a very gentle climbing for ca 500 m and on the top we stop and admire the coastal views of Villefranche sur Mer and Cap-Ferrat.

From here we continue the ride in the park and very soon descending towards Nice. At Nice port we enter the bikepath and also very soon arrive at the iconic I Love Nice sign. Here we stop to take some nice photos and just breath in the amazing view of Nice and the Mediterranean sea.

In less then 1 km we will have our next stop, at the flower and fruit/vegetable market at Nice Ville. The idyllic Fleurs Cours Saleya. Our guides will take care of the bikes so the guests can just stroll around and enjoy the market.

When the guests are fulfilles with the market we jump on the bikes for our last stop before turning the wheels back to the Villa. We will cycle the beautiful Promenade des Anglais to Hotel Le Negresco for some refreshing light snack.

Now we just have the last km along the coast, to fulfill today’s adventure.

It is scheduled a total time between 3 to 5 hours (including stop). The time depends on how long the guests wants to stop on each place. This adventure is suitable for mountain bike or road ride and we can mix the groups with electric or non electric. And the group can ride on different type of bikes. Very easy adventure to tailor-made after the requests.

Vélo Offsite 2

Bienvenue sur la Côte d'Azur - The Charming Medieval Village of Eze. Here we add some altitude meters, but still a very comfortable ride to Eze Village the small medieval village, famous for its beauty and charm. In Eze Village the guests will have a gastronomic lunch at either Château Eza or La Cèvre d'Or

Monaco to picturesque Èze village for lunch and some sightseeing and then cycle back to Monaco, the cycling distance is circa 45 km. Here is the route and profile of the ride.

We meet up at the accommodation at your clients and our guides will have rental bikes and all necessary equipment with them. We set up the bikes for each participants together with a short briefing about todays ride. For the beginners we also include how to ride in a group and all necessary to know about the bikes. Obligation to wear helmet on our rides, we provide rental helmets.

Details about the ride:

Start at the accommodation and cycle all together towards Nice. Just before entering Nice we will turn up right towards Mont Boron Park. We enjoy a very gentle climbing for ca 500 m and on the top we stop and admire the coastal views of Villefranche sur Mer and Cap-Ferrat.

From here we continue the ride in the park and very soon approaching the Moyenne Corniche. Here we have a flat section before we start a comfortable climb up to the Grand Corniche. Here everyone find their own pace and we will regroup again where we enter the Grand Corniche. Our following car will wait here with some refreshments. We will not stop to long here, just refill with water and sportdrinks.

From here the climb will continue a little bit and we will all be rewarded with a magic view over the Mediterranean sea and Cap Ferrat. It will make the uphill so much easier.

After some beautiful km on the bikes on the Grand Corniche, we will turn down right towards Eze Village. In Eze Village our guides take cares of the bikes and everyone can enjoy the beauty of the picturesque Eze Village. The guests can also change for some dry clothes here.

If the guests wants that we join the lunch, normally very appreciated is when Gustav Larsson talks about his career and how it is to be a rider in the Tour de France leading Team. Last time the start of Tour de France was in Monaco, Gustav was top 10 and his team mate Fabian Cancellara hold the leading jersey. Tour de France is named as the World’s Greatest Sporting Event

When the guests feel satisfied with the lunch, we get back to the bikes and enjoy the last km back to the accommodation. Note that mostly km are downhill so a very gentle ride back.

It is scheduled a total time between 4 to 5 hours (including lunch stop). The time depends on how long the guests stop in Eze Village. This adventure is suitable for road ride or mountain bike and we can mix the groups with electric or non electric. And for more experience riders that still want to enjoy some sightseeing we can easily add more km on the adventure. Very easy adventure to tailor-made after the requests.

 

Price from 200 € pp

* Price includes  rentalbikes, rental helmet, water, sportdrink, bars, gels during the ride, Vélo Monaco guides and support car behind the riders. Welcome drink & lunch/beverages at the lunch stop 

Not included in the starting price is the professional photographer capturing the event.

Vélo Offsite 3

Nature Retreat – Unwind with mother nature
Far from internet connection and daily stress. The optimal Team building adventure and for all fitness and skill levels

Monacair Limousine service welcomes your guest at the accommodation and drives them to the helipad in Monaco. There Vélo Monaco will welcome the group with all necessary equipment for the ride. Like backpack, gloves, helmets, water etc. The private helicopter will fly them to Col de Turini, where our mountainbike guide for the day and the electric enduro mountainbikes are waiting for the group.

Before the start our Guide will set up the bikes for each participants together with a short briefing about todays ride. For the beginners we also include how to ride a mountainbike and all necessary to know about the bikes. Obligation to wear helmet on our rides, we provide rental helmets.

Details about the ride:

Today we enjoy the amazing nature on the French Riviera and we do it together with electric enduro mountainbikes. It is a full suspension mountainbike that is best fitted for todays terrain. From Col de Turini we ride the mountainbikes all the way back to La Turbie which is just above Monaco. In La Turbie our Limousine vans are waiting for the guests to drive them back to the accommodation. Cycling time including the lunch is around 5 hours

On the ride we stop for a picnic in the countryside. This ride suits first-time mountain bike riders, or if anyone is up for a more challenge ride, we happy introduce some more difficult (hairy) trails

Price from 500 € pp*

* Price includes rentalbike, rental helmet, water, sportdrink, bars, gels during the ride, Vélo Monaco guide, helicopter, limousin service to helipad and from La Turbie, Picnic on the ride

Not included in the starting price is the professional photographer capturing the event.

This article explain very well what I mean with Cycling is the new Golf. I did join the rides mentioned in the article together with Adobe during Cannes Lion 2018

The Wall Street Journal

PUBLISHED MAY 19, 2018

Cycling is the new golf - Vélo Monaco