Day Trip to Saint Nazaire, France

Jul 18, 2014 View Comments by

It’s Monday and I have the day off, and it just so happens that I’m the bearer of a freshly issued “kitchen pass.” I have some money, a bike, and the weather is nice, the only thing left is to find a destination. I decide on Saint Nazaire, France. I like the place, and a […]

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The Grand Alps Tour: Blue Rim’s Tour de France

Mar 22, 2014 View Comments by

With its focus Formerly known as the Grand Alps Tour, Blue Rim’s Tour de France has been renamed to reflect its focus on southeastern France the Grand Alps Tour is Blue Rim’s Tour de France as it covers much of the same ground as the world famous bicycle race. The route also features many gems […]

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Drifting in France: Part Three

Feb 09, 2013 View Comments by

We ride small quiet roads in search of Les Elyzes. It’s considerably colder than yesterday but not unbearable, and everything is covered with low gray clouds and the specter of the impending storm. Le Elyzes is a small, run of the mill village, but its proximity to numerous prehistoric attractions makes it a busy hub […]

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Drifting in France: Part Two

Feb 02, 2013 View Comments by

As we arrive in Sarlat, we can see that this medieval town is spotless, its buildings made with tan/light peach colored stones. The deeper we go the narrower the streets become, until we’re cruising at 20 mph in second gear on cobblestone streets where there are businesses of all sorts. We advance with the rhythmic […]

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Drifting in France: Part One

Jan 26, 2013 View Comments by

I got married on October 29, 2004 in Macon, GA. This date was hastily chosen because it was the last good weekend to profit from the wonderful colors of the autumn leaves. My French bride, a newcomer to the motorcycling world, was excited about the idea of honeymooning on a motorcycle. After a simple wedding […]

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