Category: Cycling La Velodyssee

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Cycling France’s Atlantic Coast

I can’t believe that it’s just a month until I leave for my first French cycling adventure of the year to La Velodyssee, the Atlantic Coast route, part of EuroVelo 1.  This is a route I’ve wanted to explore for the last two years, but I was never able to go there before the busy

Renting a Bike in Bordeaux France

I get a lot of e-mails regarding the best places to rent bikes in or near Bordeaux.  If you’re thinking about adding a weekend bike trip to a trip to Bordeaux, or if you are planning on biking part of La Velodyssee or the Atlantic Route, here are some suggestions for bike rentals.  These are

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EuroVelo1 in France: La Velodyssee, Part II

The more I read about La Velodyssey, the more excited I get about biking the cycle path in less than 2 months! Like me, few cyclists will probably ride the entire 1,200 km route from Roscoff to the Spanish border. When planning a trip, not only do you have the main cycle route, but there

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EuroVelo 1 in France: La Velodyssee, Part I

By Maggie LaCoste You can imagine how excited I was to learn that the grand opening of La Velodyssee route, the French portion of EuroVelo 1 will be in June. I will be spending almost 3 weeks in May riding this route, so I will experience this route right before its grand opening. EuroVelo 1

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The Atlantic Coast of France, My Destination for Spring 2012

By Maggie LaCoste This is my 100th post about biking in France, and I thought it was the perfect occasion to reveal the destination for my upcoming trip to France. Having spent the last two years exploring the Loire Valley, Burgundy, Brittany and the Dordogne, this spring I will finally journey back to the Atlantic