Planning a cycling holiday in France

Bonking – and how to avoid it

There's nothing worse than bonking while cycling, but it can happen to anyone – what is bonking and how do you avoid it?

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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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Packing panniers - Lessons from the road

What kind of clothes do you need when cycle touring in France? Bob Zeller replaced his cycling clothes with hiking clothes and reaped the benefits.

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5 tips for cycling in bad weather

We like to think the weather in France is ALWAYS amazing, but, well, it sometimes rains. Or gets dark. Or is foggy. Here are five quick safety tips for cycle touring in France.

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Eurostar, ferry port and airport hotels

Ferry port, Eurostar and airport hotels en route to France that welcome cyclists and help take the hassle out of travelling with your bike.

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Sending a bike or bike box within France

We can help you send a bike or bike box within France if you're cycling a one-way route.

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Baggage transfer services for cycling in the eastern Provence, Pont du Gard and Camargue areas

A bespoke service for baggage transfers for your cycling holiday in the eastern Provence, Pont du Gard and Camargue areas.

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Taking a bike on the Dover to Calais ferry

Richard Peace has these tips for taking your bike on the Dover Calais ferry.

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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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