Monthly Archives: September 2013

Versailles Chambord and the Valley of the Kings

Chambord, Loire valley river, sunday sept 22nd 2013 From a most famous royal palace, Versailles, to another no less famous, Chambord, 550 riders hit the road on this sunny Sunday southbound for an easy 220 kms ride through the flat … Continue reading

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PARIS – NORMANDY

Honfleur, Sun 15 sept 2013 Every year on the second week end of september a 220 kms  ride called ” Levallois Honfleur” leads   around 3000 participants from Paris to Honfleur at the sea side in Normandy . Once away … Continue reading

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Leave no trace

Paris, sept 13 th 2013 Paris is considered by most Americans as a most beautiful city, so much so that they take no grudge at the filfthiness of the streets, littered with dog poo, cigarette butts, papers and all kinds … Continue reading

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The Cincinnati

Pont Aven, sept 7 th 2013 Biking, hiking or simply traveling as a tourist, it is always good to be ” back home” after a long journey abroad. We get back to our comfort , our habits, our familiar places, … Continue reading

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Helmet or no Helmet?

Paris, sept 4th 2013 In the Bois de Boulogne, on the west side of Paris, cyclists of all levels train day and night around a 2, 5 miles track, called Longchamps. No need to go to the Frankfurt Cycling show, … Continue reading

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I have a dream….

Chicago, Aug 31 st 2013 As America celebrates the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther’s speech “I have a dream” why not dream of another challenge: that America be green? Another ride in America comes to its end. Maybe not as … Continue reading

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