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  • Papon's Toronto-based company Vitess Bicycle Corp. (named after "vitesse" - the French word for speed) manufactures custom-built high performance road bikes.

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  • May it be restored a toute vitesse, (I probably got that one wrong, but have to try:).

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  • Enjoy 22 eye-catching locales as well as fun facts and mini-games galore! mi-vitesse (me-vee-tess) adverb

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  • Approaching town, the train advanced at half-speed. le casanier, la casanière = stay-at-home, homebody une pomme (f) = apple le pain (m) = bread au lointain = in the distance le marché paysan (m) = the farmers 'market le pont (m) = bridge mi-vitesse = half-speed

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  • The next moments were lived at full speed, instead of the usual mi-vitesse.

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  • A l'approche de la ville, le train avance à mi-vitesse.

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  • (TGV = train à grande vitesse) = It's the high-speed train!

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  • I took my new rig, Vita (named after that first ride because she has vitesse and vitality), down to Long Beach for the first in a series of criteriums, and I got spanked.

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  • It features train speeds of 217 miles per hour — faster than the train à grande vitesse (TGV) in France or the Japanese Shinkansen bullet train.

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