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Freewheeling France does Ventoux (and you can come too)

'Anyone can climb Ventoux.' These words may come back to haunt me on our next Freewheeling France social rides weekend.

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For sale: B&B on the Avenue Verte London-Paris bike route

The London to Paris bike route is one of France's busiest. Now, one of its most popular B&Bs is up for sale. I caught up with current owner Madeleine to find out more.

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Cycling on Île de Ré

Everything you need to know to enjoy a cycling holiday on Île de Ré, an island off the west coast of France.

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The 2018 Etape du Tour

Riding the 2018 Étape du Tour? Here is everything you need to know to enter – and survive – the most famous sportive in the world.

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2018 Tour de France route

This year will be the 105th edition of the world's biggest and cheapest spectator event. Here's where the 2018 Tour de France will take us.

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Bike route for cycling from Calais to Paris

Richard Peace has this bike route suggestion for cycling from Calais to Paris.

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In search of Van Gogh, Pissarro and other great masters

You don't have to cycle far out of Paris to escape the crowds. Mark Cramer heads off in search of Van Gogh, Pissarro and other great artists.

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FWF social rides weekend - report

So. It happened! Our first ever social rides weekend. And it was a blast.

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Bike carriers and car racks for cycling in France

What you need to know about hiring or buying a car rack for your bikes while cycling in France.

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Training for a sportive - 10 tips

Signing up for a sportive? Regular sportive rider and Le Mans 24-hour solo specialist Neil Moss has these tips to help your preparation and training.

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Medical certificate for cycling in France

You may need a medical certificate for all cycling competitions, sportives and even some local leisure rides in France. Here's a template you can use.

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Taking bikes on the new Paris-Bordeaux trains

Two new high-speed railway lines open in July, linking Paris to Bordeaux, and Paris to Rennes. Here's what you need to know about TGV Océane and TGV Armorique.

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A self-guided cycling holiday on La Velo Francette – a DIY itinerary

La Velo Francette is one of France's hottest cycle routes. Here's a DIY itinerary for the route.

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Cycling in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris

The largest public park in Paris, the Bois de Vincennes, is an absolute delight for cyclists. Here's how to enjoy it by bike.

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Circuit du Duc de Lauzun bike route

The circular Circuit du Duc de Lauzun near Eymet south of Bergerac is a gem of a bike route through vineyards, bastide towns and valleys.

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How to take your bike on Eurostar

Here is a blow-by-blow account of how to get your bike to France by Eurostar.

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Advice for vegetarians cycling in France

Cycling in France hasn’t always been easy for vegetarians – we have these tips to help make it a bit easier.

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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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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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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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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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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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