Year: 2010

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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