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Cycling in Strasbourg

It's one of France's great cycling cities and capital of Alsace – Grégory, from I Bike Strasbourg, has this overview of cycling in his hometown.

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Climb Puy de Dôme in the Auvergne, June 14, 2014

For one day only, climb Puy de Dôme, the route on which Poulidor and Anquetil went head-to-head and where Merckx was attacked by a spectator.

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Cycling in Provence

Lavender fields, sunny backroad routes and Ventoux – Max Wooldridge has this guide to cycling in beautiful Provence.

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Cycling in the Dordogne

It's one of France's star attractions. Mike Hams has this guide to cycling in the Dordogne – where to go and what to see.

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Product review: Axiom Typhoon LX 40L Panniers

Richard Peace puts Axiom's 40L Typhoon panniers to the test, and says Ortlieb's superiority at the top of the pannier picking order might be in danger.

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Avenue Verte Paris to London bike hire

Your bike hire options for a one-way ride on the Avenue Verte from London to Paris (or vice versa).

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Cycling in Burgundy

Cycle Burgundy's canals, and follow back roads and tracks through some of the world's greatest wine-producing estates.

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Meribel

The final round of the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Finals will be held in Méribel, August 23-24.

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Cycling holidays in the Gers, Midi-Pyrenees

The Gers is an often forgotten department of the Midi-Pyrénées – local cyclist Ray Parker has this overview of cycling in Gers.

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Véloroute du Littoral de la Côte d'Albâtre from Fécamp to Le Havre

Hilde Morris recounts her French cycling holiday along Véloroute du Littoral de la Côte d'Albâtre from Fécamp to Le Havre.

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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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Book review: Brittany's Green Ways, 2nd edition

Brittany's Green Ways by GH Randall is the definitive guidebook for cycling Brittany's voies vertes and veloroutes. Richard Peace has this review of the updated edition

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Cycling the Tourmalet in September

Jon emailed to ask about cycling the Tourmalet in September. Plus he's after Tourmalet accommodation and route advice.

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Cycling from Rennes to Dinan and St Malo in Brittany

Hilde Morris and her partner, Heather Godrey, enjoyed a leisurely ride from near Rennes to St Malo along the Canal d'Ille-et-Rance. They sent us this route report.

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10 tips for cycling the Canal de Garonne and the Canal du Midi

Bordeaux to Sète - 10 tips for cycling the Canal de Garonne and the Canal du Midi.

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Accommodation for the 2014 Tour de France

Need cycling accommodation for the 2014 Tour de France? Then this page is for you.

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How to make a booking for bikes on French trains

Reader Q&A: Howham wants to know how to book his bike on a French train.

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Cycling tours in the French Alps

Cycling tours in the French Alps

Reader Q&A: Pat wrote in from Australia to ask about cycling tours in the French Alps that are suited to cyclists wanting to ride at a leisurely pace.

Posted: 30 Mar 2014

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More books

Lonely Planet Cycling France

cyclemiles.co.uk

Avenue Verte London to PAris guidebook

Nantes Brest Canal guide

Brittany's Greenways guidebook

Belle France

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