Month: January 2011

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Save Money and Worry, Rent A Bike in France

By Maggie LaCoste The last time my husband and I transported our bikes to Europe for a trip to the Bordeaux region, my husband’s bike arrived on the conveyor belt in about 20 pieces!   As we stood in the Bordeaux airport with a disassembled bike, darkness falling and a 25 mile ride to our

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Your Bike Trip to France Doesn’t Need to Cost a Fortune

By Maggie LaCoste I’m not sure why anyone would spend $800 or more a day per person to ride a bike in France, or anywhere else!  Riding a bike is about as basic as it gets, other than walking, and France is one of the most bike-friendly countries in Europe to do it.  You don’t

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The Insider’s Guide to Bicycling France for Less

By Maggie LaCoste Experience France by Bike is for people who want to bike in France without spending a fortune.  Whether you want to go it alone, take a self-guided or guided trip from a tour company, Experience France by Bike is your guide to doing it for less.  Recreational biking in France, or in