I AM sure there are many people who would like to check the tyres on their racing bike and head off around the back roads of France.
Well US-born video film maker Christopher Strong has done just that with his Bicycle Gourmet's Treasures of France tour, which fulfilled his dream of cycling around the country visiting interesting places and meeting entertaining characters.
Here Christopher writes a Q&A style piece outlining the travels he undertook around France, which took in total just over two years.
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