Category Archives: Mont Ventoux

Our ride to the summit of Mont Ventoux

The weather in Provence these past three weeks has been unusually cool with many weather fronts passing through. This morning was clear and calm, so we headed for the 60-mile loop that includes the col de Mont Ventoux. We left … 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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Final tour of the 2010 season

Five of us braved the threats of the french strikes, which proved to be a total canard, and rode 300 kilometers over five days during the last week of October and first days of November. We logged our longest day … Continue reading

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