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Cycle a leg of the Tour de France

An inspiring experience

The Tour de France is the greatest and toughest race in the bicycle world, which takes riders through some of the most stunning scenery in the world — the Alps and the Pyrenees.

Add cycling a leg of the Tour de France to your list of things to do before you die.

How to cycle a leg of the Tour de France

If you’re not up for chasing the Lance Armstrong’s of this world on a demanding 150 mile (241km) a day course, but still want to have a taste of the Tour de France why not sign up on a leisurely bike tour of the area. A number of companies organize bike tours through the Cote d’Azur, where riders can cruise at their own pace and even stop for the odd picnic. Nights are spent in quaint French hotels.

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  • Sevendaver 'If anyone is inspired by this but something, money, confidence, no friend to travel with or time is stopping you please email me. I am a Canadian living in France and I am an avid cyclist. My wife is a professional coach and will insire you. You may only want to rent a bike and ride a few KMs or walk on a nice beach. I am not in the cyling vacation business but I could help you and help me too.'

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