Category Archives: Bike tours

The pleasures of cooking in France after a long ride

One of the pleasures of running CycleVentoux here in the south of France is the incredible array of great ingredients to cook with in the markets. Whether it is Tuesday market in our neighboring Vaison la Romaine or our three … Continue reading

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Spring in the Vaucluse! So fine…

I arrived in Séguret after skiing in Chamonix for a week with CycleVentoux riders Melody Badgett and Jen Bennett from last summer. The drive south through the pre-Alps was beautiful—wild weather through Grenoble and the Chartreuse mountain range. Crossed into … Continue reading

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Cycling The Alps

Early October  With the first snows begining to fall in the Alps we made a last tour of the classic cols for this season. We were greeted by a dinner of raclette and comfortable beds at the Chalet d’Augustine on … Continue reading

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Plan your Spring/Summer ’12 Trip with us soon!

Contact us to plan a cycling trip during our upcoming season. Our email is robert@cycleventoux.com or call (802) 291-0415 to discuss a custom trip beginning and ending at the house in Provence and visiting the classic cols of the Alps or … Continue reading

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Ventoux, October 22

Saturday morning dawned broody and cold with a broken sky, but as weather has been cooling dramatically here in the south of France, the opportunity for a final ride on Mont Ventoux can’t be passed up. We head out early … Continue reading

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September 2011

After a few days in Séguret riding beautiful roads and a warm up climb of Mont Ventoux, we headed three hours north to the central Alps, home of some of the most famous (infamous!) climbs of the Tour: Galibier, Glandon, … Continue reading

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A slide show of the Col d’Izoard

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