France

As is befitting, many French factory bicycles finished first in the Tour de France.  Sadly this has become less frequent in recent years.  Sadly also, many of the great French marques have been taken over, or have disappeared or been reincarnated as shadows of their former selves with little or no connection to France.  Those that we will, or hope, to include here are (click on brand name for more information):

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