Tag: Mont Ventoux
Tuesday, 16 June 2020Richard Teahon
SportActive’s 2020 Mont Ventoux Challenge (2nd-9th August 2020) just went up a gear and got even better. Due to lockdown the pro race CIC - Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge now takes place on Thursday, the 6th August 2020. Initially scheduled for June, this epic race will see the pros cover 182 kms as they climb Ventoux twice, with the second ‘lap’ seeing a summit finish on the ‘Beast of Provence’ ...
Tuesday, 03 March 2020Richard Teahon
Close to ‘The Beast of Provence’, Mont Ventoux is the magnificent canyon of Gorges de la Nesque. Many see this as the second most important canyon in Province after the Gorges de Verdon, but others w ...
Tuesday, 23 April 2019Richard Teahon
The Santini GF Mont Ventoux amateur sportive is an event to savour. It features a summit finish on the ‘Beast of Provence’. The 135 km event takes you through the beautiful region of Provence where v ...
Friday, 12 April 2019Richard Teahon
For many people, France is the home of cycling. It possesses beautiful countryside and awe inspiring mountain ranges. It has a comprehensive road network which is well maintained. From a cycling pers ...
Wednesday, 08 August 2018Richard Teahon
The Mont Ventoux challenge 2018 has begun. Over the week, our riders will take on the ‘Beast of Provence’ from two sides: Malaucène, and the infamous Bédoin route. Both routes provide challenges and ...
Friday, 16 February 2018Richard Teahon
The Mont Ventoux tour, which is your chance to ride the legendary mountain that the pros fear is now taking place in August as opposed to September. Ventoux features 22kms of climb, hors category col ...Tags
Wednesday, 02 August 2017Richard Teahon
Ventoux is a cycling challenge that should be on your bucket list. It tests you physically and mentally and it has inspired philosophers to write about just how tough a climb it can be. It should not ...
Monday, 08 May 2017Richard Teahon
Take the Mont Ventoux Challenge "The Ventoux is a god of Evil, to which sacrifices must be made. It never forgives weakness and extracts an unfair tribute of suffering." - Roland Barthes, philosopher ...
Friday, 28 April 2017Richard Teahon
What can I expect when I ride Bédoin to Mont Ventoux summit? Of the three Mont Ventoux routes Bédoin is considered the hardest. This route has an intense gradient heavy section, and thanks to its low ...
Wednesday, 12 April 2017Richard Teahon
Mont Ventoux has many secrets Mont Ventoux is famous or should that be infamous for its psychological challenge as well as a physical one. The mountain’s microclimate and barren lunar landscape are w ...