Year: 2010


I’m Dreaming of Bicycling in France!

The holiday season is always a perfect time to reflect back on the past year, and begin dreaming and planning for the year to come.  If I could have one Christmas wish, it would be to have more time to explore the backroads of France by bike.  Some of my best memories this year came


Bicycling in France is for Everyone!

I was talking with a friend of mine the other day about my bike adventures in France.  He told me that he would love to take a weekend bike trip during an upcoming trip to Paris, but that he feared he wasn’t fit enough to bike overseas.  I guess this was a perfect conversation to


Biking in France: The Atlantic Route

It is so cold here I can’t believe it.  The thought of getting on a bike makes me shiver.  But it’s December and it’s time to start planning my bike trip to France for next summer.  As excited as I always am about the planning process, I find it really difficult to narrow the choices


Logis Hotels, Affordable Quality for Your Bike Trip to France

When I start narrowing down potential routes for an upcoming bicycling vacation in France, I start checking out lodging possibilities.  My first stop is the Logis Hotels website.  Founded in 1949, the Federation Internationale des Logis is Europe’s leading independently-owned hotel chain, with close to 3,000 hotels, most of which are in France.  Don’t be


Planning a Bike Trip to France

  Planning a bike trip to France for the first time can be a daunting experience.  I remember the first one I planned.  It was before e-mail and before most hotels had web pages, so all of my reservations for hotels was done via fax.  The only resources for hotels were travel books and a