Ride of the Month January 2022

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Ride of the Month: January. Exiting Nice from the north side, this ride provides a healthy mélange of architectural and natural landmarks, with a side of local legend.

ROTM December

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Ride of the Month: December. In Provence, Christmas lasts 40 days. Starting on the day of Sainte-Barbe, on the 4th of December, and lasting until Candlemas day on February the 3rd. In the small village of Luceram, nativity scenes have become a sacred tradition for its inhabitants.

ROTM November

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Ride of the Month: November. A ride that goes further than the normal nourishing experience, climbing the iconic Col d’Eze en route to Monaco in search of a model turned urban gardener. The principality isn’t classicly urban and certainly not suburban but it is on the rooftops of Monaco that Jessica grows her organic produce.

Ride of the Month October 2021

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Ride of the Month: October. In October 2020, Storm Alex hit the valleys in the hinterland around Nice and the whole landscape was permanently altered. Chris returns one year later.

Ride of the Month: September

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Ride of the Month: September. A 1300m climb to explore the wild animal reserve of the Monts d’Azur and ride the thrilling descent down the other side, through tunnels cut in the rock.

Ride of the Month – July

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Ride of The Month: July. The Col de Vence is an unforgiving climb, renowned for it's desert-like landscape, beautiful views of the Mediterrean Sea and the absence of an escape from the blazing sun.

Ride of the Month – May

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Ride of The Month: May. Heading for the foothills of Grasse, and its Rose de Mai. Flowers in full bloom and early season climbs combine to produce a beautiful spring ride.

Ride of the Month: March – Paris-Nice

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Ride of The Month: March. Paris- Nice didn't end as it should this year but the roads not ridden are still there. A local classic that says spring has arrived.

Ride of the month: February – Back to basics

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Ride of the Month: February. If you’re looking for flat, look somewhere else. It may be close to home but it's time to climb. This is two times up and two times down. Really what riding is about.

RIDE OF THE MONTH: JANUARY – CORNICHE D’OR

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Ride of the Month : January. Early in the year it can be cold, even on the Cote d’Azur. The days are shorter, the sun is weaker and even the water seems less blue.

RIDE OF THE MONTH : AUGUST

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Ride of the Month : August. Sharing two almost secret climbs that take you up past the tree lines to provide a window on to the wild high peaks of the Mercantour National Park.

RIDE OF THE MONTH : JULY

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Ride of The Month : July. Joining the dots that are the perched villages of the arrière-pays niçois for a roller-coaster ride that peaks over the Col St Roch.