Beyond being a simple means of transportation that has once again become very popular, the bike is above all a sport that has many followers. Towns and cities with a large population have multiply the amenities and offers many facilities. Cycling is now accessible to everyone everywhere.
For a town like Épinal, whose outskirts offers such a natural environment for the many cycling disciplines, it is normal that many sports clubs have developed throughout the county. There are many advantages to practicing this sport within a club. First and foremost is the conviviality. Moreover, since cycling is an individual exercise, it is obvious that being able to become part of a group in order to get together, train and motivate oneself to achieve common goals can quickly become a source of additional motivation. Membership of a club allows you to practice in a group.
The technical skills, knowledge and diet advice gained from being coached within a club either formally or informally by experienced riders will make cycling more accessible regardless of your level. Whether you are a mountain biker, road cyclist or leisure cyclist the chosen activity contributes significantly to the preservation of your health and can even improve it. French cyclists nickname their bicycles Little Queen.
In addition to the human aspect, we must not forget the practical side such as being able to benefit from personal and technical insurance. While purchasing material one can also negotiate tariffs and enjoy the benefits of belonging to a group. Clubs ask for a small personal contribution in order to maintain a good club atmosphere. For example, one can participate in their outings, volunteer helping with a special events, attend the General Meeting all this for the common good of the club.
Épinal, with its large diversity of landscape, offers cycling enthusiasts a wide choice of clubs, which offer a broad and varied approach to cycling.