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Paris Bike Rental – Vélib’ Rental Scheme – Vélos in Paris

Paris Bike rental scheme is called Vélib' (velos libre or free bikes)and you'll find these bikes stations everywhere now. Where would you rather be.... enjoying the beauty of Paris above ground, or down in the depths of the metro. The first 30 minutes of your bike rental is free. These bikes are available round the clock and ...

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Lys in Southern Burgundy is an Artisan Filled Gem

Have you ever heard of or been to Lys? This small hamlet of artisans is well-known locally but if you try searching for information, it is difficult to discover much of anything. Pinpointing Lys on a map app or google is also difficult because it is so tiny - be prepared to zoom in multiple times!A google map is at the bottom ...

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Tour de France 2016, recapping Stages 1-9

Recapping the Tour de France 2016 – what have we seen thus far in this 103rd Tour de France? It’s been an exciting week! A favorite rider withdrew and there have been several photo finishes. Today is a rest day so it’s a good day to take a look back at a few of the highlights. [caption id="attachment_4352" ...

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Burgundy Chapaize

Chapaize is a small village located in the Burgundy Region of France. Close enough to be a day trip via bicycle from our gite near St. Gengoux , we quickly added it to our list of cycling destinations. We cycled through Cormatin (where we returned for our evening meal) and then through Lys before we arrived in ...

Voie Verte Cycling is a Wonderful Way to Explore Rural France

Cycling the Voie Verte in France can be as challenging or relaxing as you choose. Have no fear if you have not been riding since you were a kid. This cycle path is for everyone and its amazing views are something not to be missed! The Voie Verte is a green way that can be found in several areas of France but it is the ...