Tag Archives: Bicycle racing

La Grande Boucle

The Tour de France, that mythic bike race that crisscrosses France, turns 100 this year. Drug scandals aside, this is an athletic tour de force. The French Senate, which is located within the beautiful Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, is marking … Continue reading

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Vivre en forme

French racing cyclist Jeannie Longo was born on October 31, 1958. At the age of 54, she’s still competing and is one of the cycling greats of all time. Longo has competed in seven Olympics games, from 1984 to 2008. In … Continue reading

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