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  • LE BIDON & THE FRENCH CYCLIST

     

    The humble bidon is an undervalued but essential cycling accessory. This many of us know already. But a dip into the history books shows us that our native countrymen played some crucial roles in the evolution of the water bottle, and created some interesting stories along the way. Continue reading

  • UNIQUE UNIC

    Espresso. Just a shot of caffeine in a cup. At least it might seem that way to those brought up in a world of ‘Starbucksification’ (with a nod to Smithsonianmag.com).  An alternative view is that espresso is what happens when engineers make coffee. And our Niçoise neighbours UNIC have been engineering for nearly 100 years in order to deliver the finest equipment to the most demanding of baristas.  Including our own.

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  • 59Club

    Moto Mode

     

    The café racer was born in London at Ace Café with one simple but fantastic idea: drop a coin into the slot of the jukebox then race on a classic ‘out and back’ route to a defined point before the record finished. Such illegal and rebellious behavior got bikers a bad name in the area. Fear and loathing of two wheeled joyriders caught on quite quickly Continue reading

  • London_7

    A TALE OF TWO CITIES

    Last week we showed you the sights of our hometown of Nice. Part two of our #mycyclestyle city focus sees Heidi travel to London for a micro adventure around the Big Smoke. This guest blog from our friends at Hill & Ellis has it all from the leaders of the new wave of cycling cafés to roast beef and old ales. Continue reading

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    NOTES FROM A COLD ISLAND

    A transit van.  Wind.  Chocolate liquorice.  Rain.  Gas station dining.  Rainbows.  Mix in a bowl, add some riders and a little French cycling style and you're close to making the Café du Cycliste AW15 photoshoot.  Continue reading

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