Find below a list of answers to the most frequently asked questions. If a specific answer is not listed, you can always contact us via the contact form available here.

information on displayed prices

The prices displayed are prices including all taxes. The French VAT is included.

If you reside in the European Union (excluding Switzerland), the prices include VAT, including for deliveries, but you will not pay import fees.

If you live in the rest of the world (including Switzerland). The prices applicable to your purchases are free of tax, including for deliveries, even if they can be displayed with VAT fee on the site (in this case the VAT will be deducted when ordering). However, you may have additional costs when importing. For more information, please contact the customs service of your country.

What are the warranties available on Vulcain bikes ?

Here is a brief overview of the warranties applicable to our products.

Duration of the applicable warranty by model :

  • MAGMA DH: Warranty 5 years
  • PLASMA EN : Warranty 5 years
  • All other frames: Warranty 6 years

Excluded from these durations are wear parts such as assembly screws, bearings, frame accessories, as well as paint and finishes. All these elements are covered by the legal guarantee of conformity.

The duration of the present warranty applies to the first as well as to the second buyer (in case of resale).

- For any request for the implementation of the warranty of our products, please contact us at the following email address : contact@vulcain-cycles.fr

- We will not be held responsible for damages caused on our products, external elements, or people, due to a misuse of the product, or going out of the framework of the applicable warranty.

- We are not responsible for warranties on components installed on our bicycles from other suppliers. For any warranty claims on these components, you should contact the manufacturer in question.

You can find more information on our page dedicated to "Applicable warranties on Vulcain Cycles products".

How to order a Vulcain Frame or Bike ?

Ordering a Vulcain bike or frame is very simple and straightforward :

  1. On the product pages, you can select an order form, either for the frame and a custom build, or for a complete bike. You will then need to fill this order form by following the displayed steps. Fill in as much as possible, it will be faster for the following steps.
  2. We will contact you to confirm together your different wishes, and we will give you a detailed quotation.
  3. Sign the quote and return it to us at "commande@vulcain-cycles.fr". A deposit could be ask at this step in order to secure the production and to place your order in our manufacturing schedule.
  4. You will be aware each time your order is updated, during the manufacturing process, and once the bike or frame is finished.
  5. The total remaining payment will be requested before delivery or pick-up at the workshop.

After that, all you will have to do is to go riding, and enjoy your Vulcain bike!

How can i test a Vulcain Bike ?

We try to organize as soon as possible some test session during the summer season, in the French mountain stations. You will have the possibility to test a bike during half a day or more, and we will be there to advise you and inform you as much as possible.

Please contact us for more information about test session.

Do you offer Worldwide shipping ?

Yes, we sell our products worldwide.

We will inform you of the delivery costs case by case to give you the most accurate estimate.

Can we find the Vulcain bikes and products other than on vulcain-cycles.fr ?

No. We only sell our products on our website.

What are the payment methods available?

In the case of an order for a frame or a bike following a quotation, we will propose a payment by :

  • Secure bank transfer with IBAN / RIB number

In the case of a purchase on the shop, payment can be made by :

  • Secure bank transfer with IBAN / RIB number
  • Bank card (secured *)
  • Online payment service such as Paypal, Stripe, or other
* Credit card payments on the shop or via our web space are secured and encrypted with SSL certificates.
What are the manufacturing and delivery times?

Due to the small company that is VULCAIN CYCLES, the manufacturing time of our frames is variable, and can go, as an indication, from 8 to 16 weeks of manufacturing. We will inform you of the exact time required when you confirm your order. We invite you to contact us for more information.

The delivery of your bicycles or products from the shop is assured by our transport partners. You can also come and collect your orders from our workshop free of charge.

- Deliveries in France are generally between 2 and 7 days.

- Deliveries for the rest of the world are very variable and the delivery times are communicated to you case by case.