Bike Rental Options for Summer Travel in France

I’m pretty picky about bikes that I rent when I travel.  Rightfully so.  If you’ve ever been stranded with a flat tire and a bad replacement inner tube in your rental-supplied repair kit, you know exactly what I mean!  As a result, I’m partial to bike rental companies that are owned and operated by bike […]

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Bicycling in France 2014: Itineraries to Consider

I’ve had a really hard time narrowing down my favorite itineraries in France this year.  So many regions of France are improving existing bicycle paths and building new ones and great choices are springing up across the country.  This makes it really tough to narrow down possible choices to a manageable few.  At this rate, […]

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EuroVelo 15, The Rhine Cycle Route Nears Completion

While the French cycle route ViaRhona struggles for support to complete many provisional sections south of Lyon, the Rhine Cycle Route is leaping forward, on target for completion this year.  If you are looking for a route to cycle this year, you definitely need to add this one to your list!  It’s amazing that this […]

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New Ferry Crossing From Rosslare to Saint Nazaire

Great news for bicyclists from Ireland:  early this month, a new ferry service began, linking Rosslare to Saint Nazaire, perfect starting off point for cycling La Velodyssee, Loire a Velo or any of the other great routes in Western France.  The service is operated by LD Lines, the same company offering service from Gijon Spain […]

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