Beauty Is In the Eye of the Beholder … On a French Cycling Trip

You never know what amazing piece of art is just around the corner, down the cycle path or in the medieval village when you're cycling around France. The place is full of great art! Like this… This strange (IMHO) statue is in Creon along the Roger Lapebie bike path that runs for 57 kilometers from … Continue reading Beauty Is In the Eye of the Beholder … On a French Cycling Trip

The Art of Bike-Trip Packing: Nothing Butt the Best & High-Tech Underwear

I hate when this happens: My tubes of butt balm and sunscreen are next to one another in the bathroom, look similar and … yep! … I mistook the sunscreen for the butt balm, and rubbed some of it, well, you know where I rubbed it. Over the years, I’ve learned a lot about the … Continue reading The Art of Bike-Trip Packing: Nothing Butt the Best & High-Tech Underwear

My Favorite French Rides (#1): A Brilliant Day along the Dordogne

Since I’m forbidden (and too scared) to fly to France and cycle, here’s a story from exactly a year ago, from before ... well, you know what it's before of ... in the beautiful Dordogne region … I think I owe the Dordogne an apology. But first, a little deviation … and some amazingly good … Continue reading My Favorite French Rides (#1): A Brilliant Day along the Dordogne

I’m a Franco-Cyclo-Phile … Because France is the Best Country for Cycling

I'm a total Franco-cyclo-phile because France is the best country for cycling … in my opinion. And, I credit/blame the Paris Air Show and the Tour de France for my 15 bike trips and 15,000 miles of cycling through this amazing country. Although not necessarily in that order. Let me explain … Back in the … Continue reading I’m a Franco-Cyclo-Phile … Because France is the Best Country for Cycling