Woooohoooo. I’d had been feeling relatively fit, so I decided to try something a little crazy as the season winds down.
Posts Tagged ‘Ventoux’
My ten favourite cycling photos of 2011
I receive a few emails each week asking questions about cycling in the Alps.
To save some effort, I thought I’d put some of the more frequently asked questions / answers here.
A challenging cyclosportive including the “famous” way up Mont Ventoux.
I take LOTS of photos while cycling. And occasionally I even take a good photo or two.
But when riding in Cyclosportives or along famous climbs there are often professional photographers along the route. Need help posing?
The route for the 2008 Paris-Nice was unveiled today.
Stage 4 will climb Mont Ventoux on the lessor known Malaucene side – but will only go as far as Mont Serein Ski Station.
October is a great time to cycle this legendary volcano – not too hot, although pretty chilly at the top.
The road wasn’t crowded but there were still plenty of cyclists – mainly foreigners that were here for one reason – to climb Ventoux.
After yesterday’s big ride, I was a bit nervous to try Ventoux again. But the weather was perfect and the legs felt OK. From Bedoin is the classic route, at roughly 21 kms and over 1,600 metres climb, it is a big climb. The first five kms are quite easy, and then the fun begins. [...]
For the French long weekend, we drove to Provence staying in the beautiful medieval town of Avignon. Friday I cycled up the legendary volcano Le Mont Ventoux. I have cycled ventoux before but never from the Malaucene side. This route is almost exactly the same difficulty as the more classic Bedoin route (21 kms, 1550 [...]