Ride with us


Have you dreamed of riding on some of the inspirational routes suggested on our website? But you would prefer that someone else can help manage the logistics, give you a more tailored experience, or teach you some tips and tricks for riding in the Alps?

Well then come ride with us!

Alain and Lillie Rumpf would be thrilled to join you on their favorite routes in the Alps, sharing with you their local knowledge and passion for this beautiful place that they are lucky to call home.

Our services include:

  • Day guiding in Switzerland and/or bordering regions (ex. Haute Savoie-France, Aosta-Italy, etc.)
  • Multiday fully-supported trips in Switzerland and Europe on road or gravel bikes
  • Bike-packing trips for the adventurous
  • Skill clinics hosted by Lillie, certified Swiss Cycling guide
  • Route planning for a self-guided trip
  • Corporate events

Alain Rumpf


Alain

Born in Switzerland, Alain has been riding his bike in the Alps since he was 12. In a previous life, he raced at an elite level and worked 20 years for the UCI, the world’s cycling governing body.

In 2014 he decided to leave the corporate world to become a professional bike bum. An ambitious career change that sees him work as a guide, photographer, writer and consultant for Switzerland Tourism, Alpes Vaudoises, Scott, Roadbike Magazin, Strava, Vaud Promotion, Cyclist Magazine, Vélo Magazine, Velocio and more.

With his wife Lillie and their son Ben, Alain lives in Gryon, in the French speaking part of the Swiss Alps.


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Lillie Rumpf


Lillie

The wife of Alain, he was a lucky man to find a partner who loves cycling as much as him, if not more.

Originally from Southern California, she loves to share her American enthusiasm with other cyclists on her favorite roads in her adopted home.

Lillie is a certified Swiss Cycling guide. If you're looking for adventure, a personal challenge, or to feel more comfortable on your bike and focus more on coffee breaks than your watts, then Lillie is your guide!


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Upcoming Events

  • April 27: Road bike skill clinic with #fastandfemaleSUI in Aigle. Click here for more info. 
  • May 18: Lillie is coaching and guiding the 3rd edition of the Hive Ride, a women's only event in Sarnen, Switzerland. See the Ride Rawr website for more info.
  • May 26: Lillie is leading a female peloton for the 2024 edition of the Cyclotour du Léman. For more information, email lillie@cycliste.ch
  • May 27: Road bike skill clinic for all levels in Bex with Alpes Vaudoises. Click here for more info.
  • June 8: Road bike skill clinic with #fastandfemaleSUI in Aigle. Click here for more info.
  • July 5-7: 100% women's weekend at the Gran Fondo Suisse in Villars.  For more information, email lillie@cycliste.ch

Contact us for more info : alain@alpsinsight.com