In The French Divide, ultra-endurance athlete Lael Wilcox recaps the highs and lows of her experience in the event of the same name, a 1,415-mile self-supported mountain bike race from Flanders to the southern French Pyrenees. It’s a wonderful story written in her own dynamic and sincere style, full of camaraderie and speed, with a great selection of photos by Rue Kaladyte.
“Rounding a neighborhood street, the track deviates right onto singletrack and into the woods. I hit the brakes so as not to miss the turn. Crack! Alexandre rams straight into my rear wheel. Both bikes stop dead and Alexandre goes over the bars…
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