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Experience France by Bike’s 2012 Top Places to Stay, Part II

By Maggie LaCoste Happy New Year!  Hope that 2013 is going to be a great year with exciting bicycling adventures in France or elsewhere!  Before I totally close my journals for 2012, I have the last part of my Top Places to Stay for the year to post.  When this is complete, I will look

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Experience France by Bike’s 2012 Top Places to Stay, Part I

By Maggie LaCoste A great place to stay can provide a perfect ending to a hard day of bicycling.  Likewise, a mediocre lodging choice can ruin even the most perfect day of bicycle touring.  That’s why I spend so much time researching places to stay when planning my bicycling itineraries. To me, the perfect place

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Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel!

By Maggie LaCoste I cannot believe that it is Christmas, 2012!  It was such a great year for bicycling in France with the debut of the major route, La Velodyssee in June, the expansion of many regional routes and an increasing trend of better online resources for people interested in cycling in France.  There are

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La Velodyssee Website Debuts

By Maggie LaCoste The long-awaited new website for La Velodyssee, the French portion of EuroVelo 1 from Roscoff to the Spanish border has opened.  The new website has some great features including photos, a map with details on specific route stages, cyclist testimonials, photos, family route information and a still-to-be developed section, Accueil Velo, which

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Would You Bike Across the Saint Nazaire Bridge?

By Maggie LaCoste I have gotten a lot a comments in the last day about a post I wrote about recent improvements to the bike lanes on the Saint Nazaire bridge.  Whether you have personally tried to cross the bridge on bike or not, everyone seemed to have gotten a good sense of the challenge