All my posts that mention France in some way.
We hear a lot of the French words in cycling. Traditionally, it was the language of the peloton although English has started to win over in recent years. It hasn’t taken long to use the first French loan word either – peloton! Often its misspelling is a sign of who follows professional cycling year-round and who might only tune into ITV4 over the summer to watch Le Tour.
London to Paris was something on my bucket list for a while. Especially once I worked out it was a cheap way to go somewhere… Read More »Cycling London to Paris in Under 24 hours
The Arenberg Trench is a stretch of road in Northern France. It’s famous for its brutal cobbles and forming the crunch point in the Paris… Read More »Arenberg Forest Trench – Cobbles of Paris – Roubaix
Saturday sees the Women’s WorldTour take on the GP de Plouay or the GP de Plouay – Lorient Agglomération Trophée WNT to give the race… Read More »Women’s GP de Plouay 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile
I managed to get myself over to Paris to watch the final stage of the Tour de France for the first time. Definitely one of… Read More »Tour de France Champs Elysees Stage Photos 2018
The Yellow Jersey is the pinnacle of cycling, the well-known symbol that transcends from cycling fans to everyone else. Starting life as an excellent marketing… Read More »The French Tour de France Yellow Jersey Problem
The Tour de France has seen plenty of family connections over the years. You don’t have to go too far back to find the Schleck… Read More »The Tour de France Brothers – The Simons