The Club des Cinglés du Mont-Ventoux is a closed club. It is open to people who respect the following rules:

  • ascent by bicycle of the Mont-Ventoux from three main asphalted roads (Bédoin, Malaucène et Sault) at least;
  • the climb will be in the same day (between 0 and 24 hours) , in the sequence and the date you prefer.

OPTIONS

You can choose between 3 options:

  • Cinglé (137 km and 4400 m)
    – Up and down, by bicycle, in the same day (between 0 and 24 hours) from three main asphalted roads.
    Sequence of ride as you prefer.
  • Galérien (183 km and 6020 m)
    – Up and down, by bicycle, in the same day (between 0 and 24 hours) from three main asphalted roads.
    –Up from the Forest road by MTB if possible and down from one of three main asphalted roads.
    Sequence of ride as you prefer.
  • Bicinglette (274 km and 8800 m)
    – Twice up and down, by bicycle, in the same day (between 0 and 24 hours) from three main asphalted roads.
    Sequence of ride as you prefer.

FORM

To register, fill the form and make payment.
Entries will be received throughout the year, at least 8 days before the attempt (20 days during holiday periods). You will receive:

  • a ride card;
  • a plate to affix to the bicycle.

SAFETY

This randonnée is open to riders aged over 18; 16 to 18, they must provide parental consent and a medical certificate. The participants are considered in personal excursion and they must comply with the Code Road and the the prefectural and municipal regulations. They must be covered by a Civil Liability: they will make a statement of honor.

CHECKPOINTS

The road map will be provided with a stamp from a merchant or a government at Bédoin, Malaucène and Sault and at the top (once, because there are only two merchants: the Restaurant Vendran and the Magasin de Souvenirs); the camera control is allowed.
In case of early departure it is possible to control when you be back.

APPROVAL

After this memorable day, the candidate will address its original ride card (not a copy) to the organizer for its approval: it will be returned with the medal. The hours of the checkpoint (Bédoin, Malaucène, Sault and top) must be clearly stated on page 4 of the ride card, start date too.
The absence of a single checkpoint will result in refusal of approval.

REWARD

The approval of the attempt will join the Club and the candidate will receive:

  • a specific medal of the Club des Cinglés du Mont-Ventoux (laser printed and numbered);
  • a certificate for options Galérien and Bicinglette.

RECOMMENDATION

The Mont Ventoux has never made ​​gifts to anyone: you can find often wind, cold, heat, storms.
In summer it is best to leave early at the risk of turning into a real ordeal the third ascent in the afternoon.
Please note that starting in summer at 3:30 you can see the sun come up on reaching at the top.
Do not program this randonnée not too early (before April) or late (after October) because they may have surprises.


Candidates

All
3822
Bicinglette
157
Cinglé
3465
Galérien
200

Candidates by country

 Netherlands 1226 30B 1134C 62G
 England 785 33B 734C 18G
 Germany 425 19B 374C 32G
 Belgium 364 20B 318C 26G
 France 269 17B 221C 31G
 Denmark 121 7B 110C 4G
 Italy 104 7B 93C 4G
 Scotland 82 2B 78C 2G
 United States 82 1B 78C 3G
 Canada 51 2B 48C 1G
 Ireland 46 2B 42C 2G
 Australia 44 0B 39C 5G
 Norway 29 0B 29C 0G
 Wales 28 1B 27C 0G
 Czech Republic 25 6B 19C 0G
 Switzerland 20 3B 16C 1G
 South Africa 17 0B 17C 0G
 Luxembourg 16 1B 13C 2G
 Austria 14 1B 11C 2G
 New Zealand 14 0B 12C 2G
 Spain 8 0B 6C 2G
 Poland 8 2B 6C 0G
 Sweden 8 0B 8C 0G
 Finland 5 0B 5C 0G
 Hungary 3 1B 2C 0G
 Northern Ireland 3 1B 2C 0G
 Argentina 2 0B 2C 0G
 Jersey 2 0B 2C 0G
 Nauru 2 0B 2C 0G
 Réunion 2 1B 0C 1G
 Slovakia 2 0B 2C 0G
 Turkey 2 0B 2C 0G
 Malaysia 2 0B 2C 0G
 Armenia 1 0B 1C 0G
 Brazil 1 0B 1C 0G
 Guinea-Bissau 1 0B 1C 0G
 Iran 1 0B 1C 0G
 Isle of Man 1 0B 1C 0G
 Martinique 1 0B 1C 0G
 Namibia 1 0B 1C 0G
 Philippines 1 0B 1C 0G
 Portugal 1 0B 1C 0G
 Singapore 1 0B 1C 0G
 Zimbabwe 1 0B 1C 0G



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