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
3821
Bicinglette
151
Cinglé
3472
Galérien
198

Candidates by country

 Netherlands 1258 29B 1165C 64G
 England 778 32B 728C 18G
 Germany 419 17B 366C 36G
 Belgium 341 20B 295C 26G
 France 294 17B 250C 27G
 Italy 120 7B 109C 4G
 Denmark 115 7B 107C 1G
 United States 73 1B 69C 3G
 Scotland 72 2B 68C 2G
 Australia 47 0B 42C 5G
 Canada 46 2B 43C 1G
 Ireland 43 1B 40C 2G
 Norway 29 0B 29C 0G
 Wales 29 1B 28C 0G
 Czech Republic 26 6B 20C 0G
 Switzerland 19 3B 15C 1G
 South Africa 18 0B 18C 0G
 Luxembourg 15 1B 12C 2G
 Austria 14 1B 11C 2G
 New Zealand 12 0B 10C 2G
 Spain 10 0B 8C 2G
 Poland 8 2B 6C 0G
 Sweden 8 0B 8C 0G
 Hungary 3 1B 2C 0G
 Northern Ireland 3 1B 2C 0G
 Argentina 2 0B 2C 0G
 Guinea-Bissau 2 0B 2C 0G
 Iran 2 0B 2C 0G
 Jersey 2 0B 2C 0G
 Slovakia 2 0B 2C 0G
 Malaysia 2 0B 2C 0G
 Zimbabwe 2 0B 2C 0G
 Armenia 1 0B 1C 0G
 Brazil 1 0B 1C 0G
 Finland 1 0B 1C 0G
 Isle of Man 1 0B 1C 0G
 Martinique 1 0B 1C 0G
 Nauru 1 0B 1C 0G
 Singapore 1 0B 1C 0G



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