Mavic is a French bicycle parts manufacturer (its name an acronym for Manufacture d'Articles Vélocipédiques Idoux et Chanel), founded by Charles Idoux and Lucien Chanel. The company is noted as a manufacturer of bicycle wheels. Mavic is based in Annecy, France. Since the 1970s, the company has been an official partner and sponsor of the Tour de France.
Since 1973 the company has provided technical service to races. Yellow cars and motorcycles follow the race with wheels and bicycles. Mechanics change wheels or bicycles for any rider.