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Old 06-14-08, 11:16 AM   #1
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My wife and I are thinking about riding the subject rail trail in late August. We want to take a leisurely tour staying at B&Bs with our luggage forwarded on. The Laurentides website has several packages that look attractive. Has anyone here done this and, if so, do you have any recommendations on who to go with?
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My wife and I are thinking about riding the subject rail trail in late August. We want to take a leisurely tour staying at B&Bs with our luggage forwarded on. The Laurentides website has several packages that look attractive. Has anyone here done this and, if so, do you have any recommendations on who to go with?
Never done anything like this as I prefer to stay in one place and work out from there.

Saying that- it sounds OK but August can be a bit wet. Thunderstorms can erupt anytime. That is why the French go South for August. But trying to book anything in the South of France may be a bit of a problem for this year. The french have already booked it.-Along with the lucky Germans- Belgians and most of Eastern Europe.
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Never done anything like this as I prefer to stay in one place and work out from there.

Saying that- it sounds OK but August can be a bit wet. Thunderstorms can erupt anytime. That is why the French go South for August. But trying to book anything in the South of France may be a bit of a problem for this year. The french have already booked it.-Along with the lucky Germans- Belgians and most of Eastern Europe.
This one is in French Canada - the Laurentian mountains. I found another thread that Dendawg posted a while back.
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We did it last July (2nd week) and used the following operator

http://www.tremblantonwego.com/cyclo...cloberge-A.pdf

You'll find different packages available from the various B&B's on the list.
We did the trip on our road bikes with 25cm tires ,and had no problem on the crushed gravel portion, even riding through a deluge one day. We had only 2 regrets. Not spending an extra day at each B&B to explore the areas, and not having local maps to ride the actual roads as the trail gets kind of boring after awhile.
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