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Curious cycling tourists use this guidebook to discover a beautiful part of the Provence Region around the Luberon, up on the Vaucluse Plateau and the surrounding valleys of the south of France. It pushes riders close to their limits on Mont Ventoux and to the crest of the Gorges du Verdon. This exceptional book guides bicyclists through an area rich in the history of the Celts, Roman Gaul and the wars of the Middle Ages. Sixteen routes are mapped in detailed color with elevation profiles and exacting, step- by-step directions. There are over 265 color photographs for these surroundings. The routes are loops that end where they start. This concept is to stay in one place for a week and get to know more about that community and the people who live there. To increase the value of your prized vacation or holiday time, the guide helps you anticipate what to expect, thus diminishing travel stress, and manage costs. To expand your interest, the guide includes 77 notes on history, geography and structures. Details: 99 pages; 11q x 8.5q; English, 16 two page color route maps; a single page color overview map; 6 color town maps.Renault Kangoo Bebop micro-van works, although fitting a bicycle with the front wheel installed may be a contest. Both of these are diesel-fueled, six speed manual shift vehicles that perform well even at the 130-kilometer per hour autoroute ... Saddle, the one you sat on for miles/kilometers Helmet Bicycle computer that measures altitude and an extra battery ... Rack trunk-bag to hold all this stuff Bicycle rentals include a difficult to use air pump, a spare tube, a patch kit, a lock, a bell, anbsp;...

Author:Walter Judson Moore
Publisher:Walter Judson Moore Imprints - 2011-12-21


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