#CycleforLife News

Cycle for Life 2017 – a final review

A final review of Cycle for Life 2017 by Penny Parkinson – national CSF president… Read More






Meet Michael

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Michael has registered for the full 200km of Cycle for Life!… Read More






Our Sponsors: Meet Dennelle from Renestance

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Renestance is an organisation that enables you to live your dream life in France and is a key sponsor for Cycle for Life again this year.… Read More






A picnic at the Chateau and a welcome with a view in Sète!

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A gorgeous picnic and a day of waterways! Sunday 25 June we cycle alongside the river Orb, the Canal du Midi, the river Hérault and the Etang de Thau before reaching the port town of Sète.… Read More






Meet Karen and Bob

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Bob woke up one morning to find that his wife, Karen, had registered them both to take part in a 4 day cycle ride for Cancer Support France …… Read More






Penny Parkinson on Expat Radio Next Week

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National President for Cancer Support France Penny Parkinson is joining Girls Do Coffee on Expat Radio next Thursday (8th June) starting at 11am – please let us know in the comments if you have any questions you would like Penny to answer about CSF or Cycle for Life … Read More






Team Gascony back in the saddle again!

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Meet Gwen, Karin and Tony! Although all signed-up individually, this is their third year taking part in Cycle for Life and have all registered for the full 200km. They are supporting CSF’s Gascony association.… Read More






400km in 4 days for Cancer Support France!

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Chris from Kent is cycling 400km in 4 days from his home in the Hautes-Pyrénées to Sète to raise funds and awareness for Cancer Support France. He joins the rest of the Cycle for Life team for lunch in St Pierre la Mer on Stage 3!… Read More






The importance of good pants …

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A novice-cyclists guide to taking part in Cycle for Life ! … Read More






The final day of Cycle for Life: the Mediterranean!

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If you’re joining us for the final day, the route takes us from Valras Plage to Sète. Cycling the last few miles we will soak up (in my opinion), the day’s best scenery with Mount Saint Clair (Sète) in the distance, the Med on our right and the Étang de Thau on our left. Simply stunning! … Read More






Meet our sponsors: Lyn Eyb from Freewheeling France

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“I realise what a fabulous job the Cancer Support France network does in offering support to people affected by cancer. One of the first friends we made in France was diagnosed with cancer and used the CSF network for advice and support”… Read More






Cycle Hire & Electric Bikes!

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If you don’t think you have the right kind of bike to take part in Cycle for Life 2017, or you are travelling from a distance and need to hire one – help is at hand! … Read More






Food glorious food!

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For CSF supporters and anyone taking part in Cycle for Life – some lunch and evening meal options where pre-booking is advised.… Read More






Cycle ride planning made easy!

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A special CSF package designed for riders participating in all 4 days of the event (and those cheering them on!) to include bed and breakfast accommodation, cycle and luggage transport.
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Our Sponsors: Meet Bruce & Denise from Vie et Vélo!

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“We are very excited to be supporting Cycle for Life this year as it not only benefits a great cause, but highlights some of the fabulous cycling to be had in Languedoc. We are here to help make the experience an easy and enjoyable one for all.”… Read More






Cancer Support France National Events

Activity for Life and Cycle for Life raise essential funds so that CSF can continue their fantastic work offering emotional and practical support to those whose lives have been touched by cancer… Read More






Join us to celebrate Linda’s life and CSF legacy

Cycle For Life 2017 to be held in Memory of Cancer Support France’s Founder Linda Shepherd (20 August 1952 – 23 March 2017)… Read More






Top tips for getting ‘bike fit’!

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Cycling is a great way to see France at your own pace – and it’s great for your health, too. If this year’s CSF ride is your first time on a bike in a while, it’s important to do a bit of preparation to make the most of the trip.

Lynette Eyb, of freewheelingfrance.com, has this advice to help get you started.… Read More






Canal du Midi Charity Bike Ride: The final chapter….

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Back in October 2014 Jayne Ray, President of the Cancer Support France – Gascony suggested at the General Meeting that she and her husband might ride the Canal du Midi from Toulouse to Marseillan on the mediterranean. … Read More






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