Thanks to Giant Bikes & Pearson Cycles

Alps Bike Hire is proud to offer rental bikes of the highest standard

Our Road Bikes

Featuring carbon frames the bike balances weight, stiffness and road smoothing comfort to meet dual demands of hard fast races and long gruelling rides. All bikes are 11 speed and equipped with compact gearing to make riding in the mountains more comfortable.

All Hire bikes are fitted with:

  • 2 drink cages
  • A pump
  • Multitool
  • Saddle bag containing a spare tube and tire levers
  • Shimano SPD-SL pedals, however, you are most welcome to bring your own

Other things to know:

  • Cycling shoes must be provided by the cyclist
  • Helmets must be supplied by cyclist
  • Toe cages or flat pedals available
  • There are Shimano compatible cleats for sale at François Baud Freeride
  • Extra tubes can purchased at François Baud Freeride
  • Brakes are orientated in the UK style by default. Right brake is front brake, Left break is back break. Please take care if your own bike is different to this!

Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1 – 2017

READY TO PUSH THE RIDE FARTHER? AND FASTER? THIS SMOOTH-RIDING ENDURANCE ROAD BIKE IS ALL THE MOTIVATION YOU NEED.

Engineered for real-world performance, especially on challenging roads and long days in the saddle. The advanced grade composite frame features endurance geometry with the perfect blend of lightweight, stiffness and road-smoothing compliance. The D-Fuse seat post smoothes out the road vibrations, and the power core bottom bracket turns every pedal stroke into positive forward motion.

  • Advanced grade composite frame with D-Fuse SL composite seat post
  • Advanced grade composite fork with with full composite OverDrive 2 steerer
  • Giant SLR1 Disc composite Wheel System
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed componentry
  • Shimano RS805 hydraulic disc brakes
See the full spec

Frame
Sizes S, M
Colors Black/Blue/Orange
Frame Advanced-grade composite, D-Fuse composite seat post
Fork Advanced-grade composite, full-composite OverDrive 2 steerer
Components
Handlebar Giant Contact, 31.8mm
Stem Giant Contact, OverDrive 2
Seatpost Giant D-Fuse SL Compostie
Saddle Giant Contact SL Neutral
Drivetrain
Shifters Shimano RS685
Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Brakes Shimano RS805 Hydraulic Disc
Brake Levers Shimano RS685
Cassette Shimano Ultegra 11×32, 11-speed
Chain KMC X11 SL1
Crankset Shimano Ultegra, 34/50
Bottom Bracket Shimano Press Fit
Wheels
Rims Giant SLR 1 Disc WheelSystem
Other
Extras RideSense

Giant Defy Advanced Pro 2 – 2016

NO GIMMICKS, JUST SUPERIOR ENGINEERING FOR COMPLIANCE AND CONTROL. RIDE FASTER, RIDE FARTHER ON ALL TYPES OF ROADS.

Engineered for real-world performance, even on rough roads and the longest days. The advanced grade composite frame features endurance geometry with the perfect blend of lightweight, stiffness and road-smoothing compliance. The power core bottom bracket turns every pedal stroke into positive forward motion, helping you stay strong all the way to the finish. 

  • Advanced-grade composite frame with D-Fuse SL composite seat post
  • Advanced-grade composite fork with full composite OverDrive 2 steerer
  • Giant SL1 Hydraulic Disc WheelSystem
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed sifting
  • Shimano RS685 hydraclic disc brakes
See the full spec

Frame
Sizes S, M
Colors Black/Blue/Orange
Frame Advanced-Grade Composite
Fork Advanced-Grade Composite
Components
Handlebar Giant Contact SL 31.8
Stem Giant Contact SL OverDrive 2
Seatpost Giant D-Fuse SL Composite
Saddle Giant Contact SL Neutral
Drivetrain
Shifters Shimano RS685
Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Brakes Shimano RS685 Hydraulic Disc
Brake Levers Shimano RS685 Hydraulic Disc
Cassette Shimano Ultegra 11×32, 11-Speed
Chain KMC X11SL1
Crankset Shimano Ultegra, 34/50
Bottom Bracket Shimano, Press Fit
Wheels
Rims Giant SL1 Disc
Other
Extras RideSense

Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1 – 2015

LIGHTER, SMOOTHER, FASTER. COMFORT AND CONTROL SO YOU CAN RIDE LONGER. NO GIMMICKS, JUST ADVANCED ENGINEERING.

There’s more to road riding than just sprinting and climbing. The all-new Defy Advanced Pro is built for performance in all aspects of the ride—so you can stay strong to the finish, even on long days. The Advanced-grade composite frame features endurance geometry with the perfect blend of light weight, stiffness and road-smoothing compliance. The OverDrive 2 steerer tube and full composite fork boosts front-end stiffness and precision. New disc brake technology and the vibration-damping D-Fuse seatpost enhance control and comfort and the PowerCore bottom bracket turns every pedal stroke into positive forward motion.

  • Advanced-grade composite frame with D-Fuse composite seatpost
  • Advanced-grade composite fork with full composite OverDrive 2 steerer
  • Giant P-SL0 Disc WheelSystem
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-speed mechanical shifting
  • Shimano RS685 hydraulic disc brakes
See the full spec

Frame
Sizes S, M
Colours Black/Red
Frame Advanced-Grade Composite
Fork Pro-Spec, Advanced-Grade Composite, Full-Composite OverDrive 2 Steerer
Components
Handlebar Giant Contact SL
Stem Giant Contact SL, ±8-degree rise
Seatpost Giant D-Fuse SL Composite
Saddle Fi’zi:k Aliante, K:ium rails
Drivetrain
Shifters Shimano RS685
Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Brakes Shimano hydraulic disc 1
Brake Levers Shimano RS685
Cassette Shimano Ultegra 11-28
Chain KMC X11SL
Crankset Shimano Ultegra, 34/50
Bottom Bracket Shimano, Press Fit
Wheels
Rims Giant P-SL0 Disc WheelSystem
Other
Extras RideSense

Pearson Imnotanumber – 2016

THIS LONG DISTANCE MILE MUNCHER IS PERFECT FOR CRANKING UP SEEMINGLY ENDLESS HILLS, AND WINDING DOWN THEM SAFELY WITH CONFIDENCE AND COMFORT.

Imnotanumber features a top quality light weight UD Monocoque carbon frame, and oversized bottom bracket shell for unparalleled pedalling efficiency and and oversized head tube to boost front end stiffness and provide rider comfort. 

  • Unidirectional monocoque carbon frame
  • Unidirectional carbon forks
  • Fulcrum Racing 7 LG new broad rim
  • Shimano 105 11-speed shifting
  • Shimano alloy dual pivot brakes
See the full spec

Frame
Sizes XS, S, M, L
Colours Blutack
Frame Unidirectional monocoque carbon
Fork Unidirectional carbon forks
Components
Handlebar 4ZA OEM 42cm
Stem 4ZA
Seatpost 4ZA Micro adjust
Saddle 4ZA Comfort
Drivetrain
Shifters Shimano 105 5800 11s
Front Derailleur Shimano 105 5800 11s
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 5800 11s
Brakes Shimano alloy dual pivot
Brake Levers Shimano 105
Cassette Shimano 105 5800 11s
Chain Shimano 105 5800 11s
Crankset Shimano 11spd, 50/34
Bottom Bracket Shimano 105 5800
Wheels
Rims Fulcum Racing 7 LG new broad rim