The River Ride: Cycling on the Dordogne

The River Ride: Cycling on the Dordogne

  Let’s Get All Folksy   I don’t know of any French folk songs about rivers or journeys, but this ride could be sung like one of those old American folk tunes: I took my Bianchi down to the river Where with every twist And every turn My trail followed with...
Riding a Steel Bianchi in the Dordogne

Riding a Steel Bianchi in the Dordogne

  The Bike: Late 1990’s Bianchi, Full Cromo Tubes and Forks 57cm 24 Speed, 3 x 8 Campagnolo Mirage Groupset Rigida Rims, Steel Spokes   Riding in the Region The Dordogne isn’t like the flat and wide open spaces of Normandy. It is a hilly, rocky place, that...
A Note about Stuck Seatposts

A Note about Stuck Seatposts

  Buyer Beware   I imagine it’s fairly uncommon, but it’s actually really important; when you are about to buy a bike, you really should check if the seatpost moves in the seat tube. I mean, why not? Ok, I suppose it could be construed as being a bit pushy...

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