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Best bicycle shop ever and best service

Since moving into the area in early August 2018 we have become frequent visitors to this shop... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Faro, Portugal
via mobile
Super service, excellent bikes.

We used Avalanche to provide us with 6 road bikes for our club trip to Vilamoura in October 2018. I... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Jason A
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Know the Algarve by bycicle, on a top quality bike. Amazing roads and routes. Road or mountain: you choose we deliver!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Avenida da Liberdade 122 R/C, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-101, Portugal
+351 966 436 534
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since moving into the area in early August 2018 we have become frequent visitors to this shop. Firstly getting advise on our existing electric bikes but since having bought new ones through Avalanche. Fantastic new bikes, fantastic service and knowledge and extremely friendly team. Can’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 673marillaw
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We used Avalanche to provide us with 6 road bikes for our club trip to Vilamoura in October 2018. I dealt exclusively with Rui who always answered any questions promptly and was generally a pleasure to deal with. The bikes, which were a mixture of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jason A
Reviewed 23 August 2018

just come back from a week in olhao, Top class service, bike and communication i would highly recomend Avalanche Thanks RUI i'll be back !! Happy cycling Tony Shaw UK

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tonyshaw43
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Rented a road bike for a few days - excellent communication by email, great price, super local info about some routes to travel, drop off and pick up service, bike in superb condition. I wouldn't hesitate to use Avalanche again or to recommend them to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Iandecmurphy
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go if you want to hire a bike! Price/value very good. The owner is very friendly and told me about the best routes to ride in the Algarve (and they were indeed beautiful). I hired a carbon race bike for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank perneel_s
Reviewed 22 March 2018

A great rental service from Avalanche Algarve. Easy email communication before I arrived and during my stay, as I had to change the number of rental days. Your drop-off/pick-up service is great and providing a track-pump is also very helpful to have when you’re away...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RNMillar
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I received an e mail from Rui while sat in the plane in Bristol warning me of extreme wind and asking if I wanted to delay delivery of our bikes by a day - totally unprompted and very helpful The bikes were delivered the next...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Steven T
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We called into Avalanche Algarve looking for 2 MTBs for 3 weeks in early January. We spoke with Rui who showed us various bikes. From that moment we never looked back. Rui is a pure gentleman and very passionate about biking. He changed shoe cleats...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Frank T
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Just got back from a weeks triathlon training camp in Vilamoura/Quarteira. Hired bikes from Avalanche/Rui as this was recommended by a friend. Rui was excellent and the bikes were of a very good standard (full Ultegra) and looked to be brand new (one was even...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank juliansheppard
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I opened up communications with Rui a good few weeks before our trip and response times and clarity of communication was brilliant. On arrival to S.B.A we arrived promptly as agreed and everything was ready for us, we were given a brief overview on European...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jon W
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