YOUTUBE EXCLUSIVE: Episode 067 Of The Cycling Europe Podcast

In June 2022, Tim Boden – an experienced group cyclist – set off on his first solo cycle tour, to Brittany in north-west France. His route took him from the port of Roscoff along the Vélodyssée / EuroVelo 1 to Redon. He then joined French regional route number 42 to follow the coast to Saint-Nazaire before  returning to the Vélodyssée for a cycle beside the Loire to Nantes and back to Redon. Here he rejoined the eastern portion of route 42 to cycle north to Saint-Malo. Tim talks about the routes but also the history and culture of this distinctive French region. We also revisit two encounters from episodes 55  & 56 with three French cyclists –  Fabian, Julian and Guillaume – and, from Breton Bikes and Camping de Gouarec, Geoff Husband.

Visit Tim Boden’s website – Byways Through Time – by following this link. Visit Breton Bikes by following this link. And the Camping de Gouarec website can be found here.

This episode of The Cycling Europe Podcast will be available across all podcast platforms on Saturday 25th February.

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