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Itinerary for cycling the Canal de Garonne

I had an enquiry from a reader wanting an itinerary for cycling the Canal de Garonne from Bordeaux to Toulouse. Here's what we worked out.

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Where to fill your bidons while cycling in France

Don't get caught out with empty water bottles on a ride – here's some practical advice to help you fill your bidons while cycling in France.

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Ride the Canal de Garonne for Cancer Support France

Fancy cycling the Canal de Garonne in September for a great cause? Then Cycle For Life is for you. Here's what you need to know.

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My French cycling holiday bespoke planning service

Need help arranging your cycling holiday in France? Then this page is for you.

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For sale – Cycling business ideas in Provence

If you fancy combining living in France with owning a business that can benefit from visiting cyclists here are a few properties that are currently available.

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10 things for your Burgundy cycling itinerary

Need ideas for your Burgundy cycling holiday? Vineyards, canals, Beaune, cathedrals and ancient ruins – here are 10 things to put on your must-see list.

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School holidays and public holidays in France

Mark these public holiday and school holiday dates in your cycling diary so you don't get caught out by closed shops and fully booked accommodation.

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Cycling La Sarthe à Vélo

We sent Jacqui and Adrian Brown off on La Sarthe à Vélo to check out one of France's lesser known cycling networks. Here are their daily reports.

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7 things for your Veloscenie cycling holiday itinerary

Heading out on the Paris to Mont St Michel Veloscenie bike route? Here are 7 things to factor into your itinerary.

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Using Trainline for booking bikes on French trains

We look at the Trainline ticket booking service that makes it easier to make bicycle reservations online for train travel in France.

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A week cycling the Canal du Midi

Hilde Morris spent a week cycling the Canal du Midi in October 2015. In time for the new cycling season, here's an update on a popular route that's in a state of flux.

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Raymond Poulidor bike route, Lac de Vassivière

Jacqui and Adrian report in from the 'circuit des legends' at Lac de Vassivière, a vast shimmering lake on the Haute Vienne and Creuse border.

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Things to do if you're NOT cycling the Tourmalet

Where to send non-cycling friends and family while you're out riding the Grand Tourmalet area.

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Cycling the Hourquette

Andrew packed a small rucksack and headed off to ride his first ever Pyrenean climb, the Hourquette. Here's his report.

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Cycling the Le Mans 24-Hour Cyclosportive

Every August, cyclists take to France's most famous car racing track for the Le Mans 24-Hour Cyclosportive. For some reason, I thought it was a good idea to join them.

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Road rules for cycling in France

Here are the road rules (read: laws) for cycling in France, according to the French Highway Code.

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Canal des Deux Mers bike route

Canal des Deux Mers à Vélo links the Atlantic Coast to the Mediteranean, starting north of Bordeaux and joining to the Canel de Garonne to Canal du Midi.

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5 Must-Ride Mountain Bike Trails in France

France is blessed with hundreds of kilometres of world-class mountain bike trails – here are five of the best.

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Accommodation for cycling in the French Alps

B&B, hotel and chalet accommodation in the French Alps, Morzine, Grenoble, Alpe d'Huez, Galibier, and on other Tour de France cols.

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The Roger Lapébie bike path from Bordeaux to Sauveterre

Ravi Nookala cycles the Roger Lapébie bike path from Bordeaux to Créon and back.

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5 Great Bikes Routes in Paris

Want to see Paris by bike? Local cyclist Mark Cramer has this insider's guide to 5 bike routes around Paris

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Cycling the Paris-Roubaix

Gerry Patterson rides the Paris-Roubaix, the most treacherous of the Spring Classics leading up to the Tour de France

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