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  • DISTANCE DETAIL: Racing For Memories

    The Girl In The Georgette is back after her TCR adventures last year. Currently on the TransAm Bike Race across America, she gave us her thoughts on the 'why' of ultra cycling. 
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  • The Influences Of Confluences

     

    The Musée des Confluences in Lyon sits on the meeting of the Rhône and Saône rivers. It's purpose is to examine the story of mankind and the history of life. Philosophy and science, à la francaise. It was also the meeting point for the second edition of Chilkoot's Confluences - four districts, four departs, four groups of cyclists that leads to some pontification on the story and meaning of cycling, following the format laid out by our learned museum curators.

     


     

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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

  • ALLEZ ALLEZ LES FRENCHIES

     

    Bardet. Barguil. Pinot. Three names. Three chances. And 100% pressure from their native country in this year's Tour de France. As if racing the best in the world for 3 weeks over 3,535kms was not enough, the added pressure of rescuing a nation's reputation on the Champs-Élysées must be like dragging a 40kms truck behind them. Continue reading

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    LA MERCAN'TOUR - NOTES FROM THE FIELD

     

    Build it and they will come. Last Sunday a huge peloton of cyclists joined the marmottes, the eagles and (slightly worringly) the wolves in the Mercantour National Park for the first edition of 'Europe's Highest Sportive'

    Now that the feeling in our legs has returned and enough pain au chocolat have been consumed to replace the used energy, it’s time for the debrief. Continue reading

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