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Madame Marnier-Lapostolle was simply seeking to downsize. Thirty-five acres of gardens, an Olympic-size swimming pool and room for 30 horses had become a bit of burden. She should have known the house sale might have caused a few ripples in the global property pond. It is after all Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.
And since M. Marnier-Lapostolle put up a price tag of 1.1 billion dollars for her too-big-to-maintain Villa les Cèdres, the small peninsula beside Villefranche is known as the most expensive real estate in the world. Continue reading →
Words: Bike stuff | Date: May 25, 2018.
It must be a common thought amongst many cyclists faced with a point to point journey. "Why not do that by bike some day?"
Turning nearly three hours of sharing a pressurised cabin full of recycled air with 100 plus strangers into a seven day fresh air adventure across an entire country between three close friends. Continue reading →
Words: Bike stuff | Date: May 14, 2018.
Cannondale sent @gofastergaby and @mansell85 on assignment to test the Synapse SE on the roads and strade bianche of the rolling Tuscan hills. We were delighted to be part of the project. Here's their report from the weekend. Continue reading →
The best charcuterie in the world is, quite naturally, found in Corsica
The best charcuterie in the world is served in the only restaurant attached to the only auberge that is open during the off season in Porto Centuri, an idyllic fishing village at the end of a tiny road, three kilometers below the D80 that circumnavigates Cap Corse. Continue reading →
Words: Bike stuff | Date: April 13, 2018.
Since our London Store opened, it's been on the 'to do' list. The task? Join the Café du Cycliste dots and ride from HQ in Nice to the big smoke. It's a self-made Audax of sorts and a ride of contrasts. Traverse the mother land and soak in the wine and the paysage, hop the channel and ride the relatively short distance to the City and all it's English-ness. Continue reading →