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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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  • SHORTS STORIES > JOSEPHINE

     

    En général, nous sommes coursiers ou randonneurs mais rarement les deux.

     

    One thousand kilometres, some fifteen thousand metres of gain in elevation, riding day and night, completely unsupported, to be completed in under seventy five hours.

    Each of us taking part, like each of us anywhere, have our own particular motivation that drive us on.

    For myself, it felt  somewhere between love and hate. Continue reading

  • MOTO TO MOROCCO - THE MAP & THE ROUNDABOUT

    Moto Camille is back with the second part of his reflections from the road during his Moto To Morocco madness. He likes paper maps, he doesn't like roundabouts Continue reading

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    THE CUNEO-MONACO CLASSICO 2016

     

    Trains, plains, and...gravel bikes. The second edition of the Cuneo-Monaco Classico was made by pioneers for pioneers. Part cyclo-sportive, part audax, part pizza and beer festival, the guys at Chilkoot know how to throw a bike party. And the rules are, there are no rules (if you like it that way). There is a beautifully crafted route map sure, but don't follow if it you want to get to Stars 'N Bars for beer in Monaco as quick as possible. Continue reading

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    THE BEST GNOCCHI IN THE WORLD

     

    The best gnocchi in the world is, of course, from Italy.

    The best gnocchi in the world is made by the loving hands of gentle Jennie, the co-proprietor (along with slow-moving but fast-thinking Beppe) of a very remote mountain retreat in the Cottian Alps. Continue reading

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