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Carfree days in the Alps – Cols Réservés 2017

Every year a number of Alpine cols including the Galibier and the Izoard are closed to cars, allowing you to enjoy your climb without passing traffic. • Jun 15, 2017

Cycling the Canal du Midi guidebook out now

A new edition of Cicerone's popular Cycling the Canal du Midi guidebook is out now. • Jun 14, 2017

Route du Sud 2017, June 15-18

Just a few weeks before the Tour de France, the Route du Sud gives a small taste of things to come. • Jun 14, 2017

When the battlefields of France fell silent

A poignant and beautiful guest post about a little known WW1 memorial not far from the Trans-Ardennes Voie Verte. • Jun 02, 2017

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. • May 29, 2017

Tour du Poitou Charentes 2017

The route for the 2017 Tour du Poitou-Charentes has been announced. This year the race, which often attracts big-name riders, will be held from August 22-25. • May 22, 2017

Freewheeling France Bike Weekend for Women, October 5-8

Come and join our first Freewheeling France Bike Ride Weekend for Women on October 5-8. • May 19, 2017

Introducing the first Freewheeling France Bike Ride Weekend, September 7-10

Introducing our first ever Freewheeling France Bike Ride Weekends – social, affordable weekends of road cycling in France. • May 19, 2017

A solar-powered cycling adventure in France

Indian engineer Sushil Reddy is on his way to France for a solar-powered bike adventure. Here's more. • May 11, 2017

Official 2017 Tour de France Race Guide out now

Following the 2017 Tour de France? Then you will need to get your hands on this official 2017 Race Guide before it sells out. • May 09, 2017

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