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
3956
Bicinglette
162
Cinglé
3595
Galérien
199

Candidates by country

 Netherlands 1289 32B 1195C 62G
 England 832 34B 780C 18G
 Germany 438 23B 383C 32G
 Belgium 379 21B 332C 26G
 France 287 15B 241C 31G
 Denmark 123 7B 112C 4G
 Italy 95 6B 86C 3G
 Scotland 91 2B 87C 2G
 United States 83 1B 78C 4G
 Ireland 52 2B 48C 2G
 Canada 49 3B 45C 1G
 Australia 43 0B 38C 5G
 Czech Republic 25 6B 19C 0G
 Switzerland 20 2B 17C 1G
 South Africa 18 0B 18C 0G
 Wales 18 1B 17C 0G
 Austria 16 1B 13C 2G
 New Zealand 13 0B 11C 2G
 Luxembourg 11 1B 8C 2G
 Spain 10 0B 8C 2G
 Sweden 9 0B 9C 0G
 Norway 8 0B 8C 0G
 Poland 8 2B 6C 0G
 Finland 5 0B 5C 0G
 Northern Ireland 5 1B 4C 0G
 Philippines 4 0B 4C 0G
 Hungary 3 1B 2C 0G
 Argentina 2 0B 2C 0G
 Jersey 2 0B 2C 0G
 Turkey 2 0B 2C 0G
 Malaysia 2 0B 2C 0G
 Armenia 1 0B 1C 0G
 Brazil 1 0B 1C 0G
 Bulgaria 1 0B 1C 0G
 Guinea-Bissau 1 0B 1C 0G
 Iran 1 0B 1C 0G
 Martinique 1 0B 1C 0G
 Namibia 1 0B 1C 0G
 Nauru 1 0B 1C 0G
 Portugal 1 0B 1C 0G
 Réunion 1 1B 0C 0G
 Russia 1 0B 1C 0G
 Singapore 1 0B 1C 0G
 Slovakia 1 0B 1C 0G
 Zimbabwe 1 0B 1C 0G



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