France

Santucci Cycles Motobécane

Like LOOK, Motobécane is a French marque whose bikes have always been held in high regard. But while LOOK has catered for the sharp end of the market, Motobécane established a reputation for reliable machines for the everyday cyclist, albeit… Read more »

LOOK L96

The French commune of Nevers, located about 260kms to the south of Paris, traces its history back to Roman times, when Julius Caesar used it as a base. Today, it is home to one of the most forward-thinking brands in… Read more »

LOOK KG 282 Ti

The peloton of the one hundredth edition Tour de France is currently soaring towards L’Alpe d’Huez, with Team Cofidis attempting to make their mark upon their LOOK 695 bikes. LOOK’s titanium 282 frame represents a significant point in the company’s… Read more »

Victoire Véloce

Alongside Bridgestone, Michelin is one of the world’s two largest tire manufacturers. The French concern is not just focused on keeping the rubber side down, it’s also known for their travel guides and maps, the Star restaurant rating system and… Read more »

Edelbikes Rapha Continental

Despite the worn-out Sound of Music references, the Edelweiss flower is a wonderful association for the crystalline atmosphere that inspires Francois Cau to build his frames. Francois and his Edelbikes workshop, located at the foot of the majestic French Alps,… Read more »

LOOK KG 396

The French brand of LOOK has to be one of the most iconic in the world of cycling. Their sculptural use of carbon fiber at an early stage, their product development and affiliation with the La Vie Claire established them… Read more »

Deluxe Sacre Bleu

Maxime Bimar is a Deluxe BMX team rider who gets plenty of airtime at the local trails around his southern French hometown of Peynier. The Sacre Bleu is his signature frame — a serious frame for serious riders and, as… Read more »