After one month under strict coronavirus lockdown measures in France where he couldn't ride more than 1km from his house, our man in France Chris Selden knew exactly where he would go when restrictions eased this past weekend, the Col de la Rouquette.
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Cycling in France, it's a dream for many and has been a dream come true for our Australian PEZ man in France, Chris Selden who has been living in various parts of France since 2008. Now Chris is sharing his dream with others after he has bought and renovated a beautiful old house in the South of France that he is renting out for visiting cyclists.
When you think of a cyclosportif in France most people think of racing in the Alps or the Pyrenees but this year there's a new event in the region of Occitanie in the South of France that is set to rival the other big cyclos. Chris Selden will be racing in the 150km, 3000m+ elevation event so we thought it was time to check in with him and hear more about the event and his preparations...
France From Inside Tours offers some of the best cycling trips in the Pyrenees in southern France, and one of their best is the epic Conquer the Pyrenees: 12 days riding 1000 miles from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean and back, climbing over 100,000 feet. The company owner and lead guide, Allan Reeves, explains why this trip is so popular, it's back for the 13th year.
Racing in France. These three words bring forward childhood dreams or perhaps adulthood ones to any cycling fan, including the PEZ team! Nothing screams a cycling adventure quite like racing through the French mountains and our very own man in France, Chris Selden lived a racing experience there recently. Here's his story.
The Belgian fans weren’t happy. “They’re praying for rain!” said our driver, ex-Navigators pro, Franky Van Haesbroucke. For the most part, the rest of us were delighted to enjoy a warm, sunny day, speeding across country to catch the action as Paris-Roubaix unfolded.