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Press Reviews

The Chain Gang Cycle Tours has been featured in many well known publications. We've reproduced a few articles for you here.
 

The Observer


"That was the best two hours of my life, said my friend Robert as he threw himself onto the beach, leaving me to drag the canoe out of the river. We had just spent two hours messing about on the Dordogne, the only people on the 12km stretch from Meyronnes to Souillac, enjoying the silence and watching kingfishers and herons dive-bombing into the water. . . ."

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Cycle Magazine


"It was near the end of the first day's ride that we looked at each other and thought: This might well be dangerous: this is Decadence - and we could quite get to like it. We were sitting in the late afternoon, late September, sun outside a bar in Vendôme - and outside a recent Kronenbourg apiece. We were just passing a pleasant half hour relaxing with a new set of friends before setting off the few hundred metres to our overnight hotel . . . ."

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The Financial Times


"The dog dashed out of the farmyard like a charging lion, a great, grey, shaggy beast, fangs bared and determined to live up to the sign on the gate, "Chien mechant". I yelled obscenities and lashed out with a flailing foot to add emphasis to my words before dropping two gears and standing on the pedals to accelerate. I was gaining nothing, however, when the farmer appeared, stomach stretching his blue dungarees, and bellowed something unrepeatable . . . ."

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Decanter Magazine


"That was the best two hours of my life, said my friend Robert as he threw himself onto the beach, leaving me to drag the canoe out of the river. We had just spent two hours messing about on the Dordogne, the only people on the 12km stretch from Meyronnes to Souillac, enjoying the silence and watching kingfishers and herons dive-bombing into the water . . . ."

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London Cyclist


"A cycle tour of the Châteaux of the Loire meant hard work, good living and exposure to some of Europe's most beautiful architecture, as Kirsten Denker found. In 1516, Leonardo da Vinci turned up in the town of Amboise, with a trunk containing the Mona Lisa. He spent the last years of his life there as the guest of Francois 1 and the King later said his conversations with Leonardo about art and philosophy about art and religion were one of the great joys of his life.. . . ."

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