France en Velo book review

Matt Lamy finds inspiration in a book that charts a coast-to-coast route from the Channel to the Mediterranean through France

France en Velo

End-to-end riding: it’s a fearsome challenge, right? That long and winding road from Land’s End to John o’ Groats is one of the ultimate tests for a British cyclist. Yet, now it’s been done so often it’s rather lost its mystique. And what’s with all this hardship that seems to go hand-in-hand with LEJOG? Cycling is supposed to be a joy.

Yet there is another, very close, trans-national route that is sheer bliss.

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