Bikes & e-bikes

Flyer bike experience

Get up close and personal with Switzerland’s original electric bike

Enjoy picture-postcard views during a cycle ride on one of the latest Flyer bike models, as you discover the beautiful Emmental Valley either under your own steam or in the company of a guide. Whether riding over gentle hills or sampling the rough and the smooth on an electric mountain bike, the Flyer experience tours will cater to every taste.

Opening hours Flyer Rental Station

Flyer bike hire station opening times at Huttwil

Mon–Fri     08.00–12.00 hours
                  13.00–17.00 hours

Sat             (March to Oct.)
                  09.00–12.00 hours
                  13.00–17.00 hours

Sun            on request

Subject to change without prior notice

Age restriction

Flyer bikes are only rented out to people over the age of 14. 14- and 15-year-olds must have a driving licence (min. cat. M). For individuals who are 16 and over, a driving licence is also required for Flyer bikes with pedal assistance up to 25 km/h. Two-seater FLYER tandems with pedal assistance of up to 25 km/h may only be steered by people over the age of 16 and may only be ridden by people who can use the pedals while seated (over 1.50 m).

Tour suggestions

Have you been dreaming about a Flyer e-bike tour for a long time? From the Flyerwerk in Huttwil you have various possibilities to start a round trip. 

Tour suggestions around Huttwil

You can find suggestions for day tours around Huttwil on komoot or get information and maps directly on site at the Flyer e-bike rental station.

Route Horn Sturm

Length: 28 km
Ascent: 570 hm
Time: 1 h 40 min.
Level: medium
Terrain: 1 km main road with cycle path, few natural roads, rest asphalted secondary road.
Routes Places: Huttwil-Horn-Dürrenroth-Huttwil

Route E-Mountainbike Ferrenberg Fährtli

ength: 39 km
Ascent: 1040 hm
Time: 3 h 30 min.
Level: Beginner
Terrain: Road, field and forest paths, single trails

Route Bärentour 

Length: 38 km
Ascent: 670 hm
Time: 2 hrs. 15 min.
Level: medium
Terrain: Asphalted secondary road, short passages on main roads.
Route locations: Huttwil-Dürrenroth-Madiswil-Huttwil

Route E-Mountainbike Fürobetürli

Length: 28 km
Ascent: 590 hm
Time: 2 h 30 min.
Level: beginner-advanced
Terrain: Road, field and forest paths, single trails

Route s'Ämmitau

Length: 40 km
Ascent: 770 hm
Time: 2 h 30 min.
Level: medium
Terrain: Asphalted secondary roads, short passages on main roads.

Route Werners E-Mountainbike-Tour

Length: 30 km
Ascent: 700 hm
Time: 2 h 40 min.
Level: beginner-advanced
Terrain: Road, field and forest paths, single trails

Food Trail in the Emmental

The enjoyable treasure hunt by e-bike through the Emmental valley

can be booked from June 2022

The Sherlock Holmes among you will be in high demand, as only by solving clues will you make it from one local speciality to the next on your Flyer e-bike. On your journey, you can immerse yourselves in the customs and history of the Emmental valley and taste local specialities. Whether in a pair or as a group, on the Flyer food trail you can discover the Emmental valley in a very special way.

 Availability From May/June 2022 from Wednesday to Saturday, starting times between 08.15-10.15 every quarter of an hour. 
 Journey time  2 hours 15 minutes
 Duration  5-7 hours (incl. stops)
 Kilometre  41.4 km
 Altitude difference  790 hm
 Equipment  Comfortable clothing suitable for the weather, possibly a windbreaker and cycling gloves as you will be riding with electric assistance, good shoes for riding an e-bike.
 Footpath  1.5 km, a good physical condition is required.

Showroom advice

The latest 25 km/h and 45 km/h models, e-bikes for road, touring or crossover, as well as e-mountain bikes for off-road use can be tested on short routes around the Flyerwerk in Huttwil.

Have you acquired a taste for e-bikes and would like to buy one yourself? Then please contact us in advance by telephone for an individual consultation.

Rates

Flyer bike hire

  • from CHF 30.00 per Flyer for up to 3 hours
  • from CHF 50.00 per Flyer per day
Prices vary depending on the model category.

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration

Foodtrail

  • CHF 68.00 Foodtrail exkl. Flyer Miete
  • CHF 118.00 Foodtrail inkl. Flyer Miete

Dieses Angebot kann einzeln oder max. mit 5 Personen gebucht werden.

Im Preis inbegriffen:

  • Rätselspass
  • Kartenmaterial
  • Mineral für auf den Weg
  • 6 Verpflegungsstopps
  • Zur Flyer Miete einen Helm und Korb

 

Preise in CHF, inkl. MwSt. / Preis- und Produktänderungen bleiben vorbehalten

Notes

Would you like to familiarise yourself with the e-mountain bike and improve your riding style? Flyer AG offers e-mountain bike riding technique courses.

Combine your Flyer rental with an interesting factory tour – every Tuesday at 15.30 hours (year-round) and every Saturday at 9.30 hours (March to October) for individual visitors. 

Flyer bikes will only be hired to people aged 14 or above. Young people aged 14 or 15 must hold a suitable driving licence (at least category M). For those aged 16 or older, a driver’s licence is also required for Flyer bikes with assisted pedals at speeds over 25 km per hour.

Tip – two-day excursion

Treat yourself to a couples’ break with the Flyer offer E-romance in the Emmental”, incl. a night’s stay at the Romantik Hotel Bären in Dürrenroth.

How to get there

Take the train to Huttwil, then it’s 20 minutes’ walk to the Flyer plant, or take the citizens’ bus (Bürgerbus) to “Huttwil, Schwende” (advance booking required, +41 79 530 10 10)

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