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 15 days before the attempt (21 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; 14 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
4734
Bicinglette
267
Cinglé
4197
Galérien
270

Candidates by country

 Netherlands 1409 62B 1281C 66G
 England 1069 47B 991C 31G
 Germany 521 37B 442C 42G
 Belgium 452 27B 393C 32G
 France 371 37B 287C 47G
 Denmark 156 14B 136C 6G
 Italy 106 9B 89C 8G
 United States 94 3B 87C 4G
 Scotland 89 2B 83C 4G
 Ireland 82 3B 76C 3G
 Australia 67 1B 61C 5G
 Canada 58 4B 52C 2G
 Czech Republic 38 5B 27C 6G
 Switzerland 32 4B 25C 3G
 Wales 31 2B 29C 0G
 Norway 21 0B 21C 0G
 South Africa 18 0B 18C 0G
 New Zealand 17 0B 14C 3G
 Austria 15 0B 12C 3G
 Luxembourg 12 1B 9C 2G
 Spain 11 0B 9C 2G
 Sweden 9 0B 9C 0G
 Poland 7 3B 4C 0G
 Guernsey 6 0B 6C 0G
 Northern Ireland 6 1B 5C 0G
 Hungary 4 1B 3C 0G
 Greece 3 0B 3C 0G
 Isle of Man 3 1B 2C 0G
 Slovenia 3 2B 1C 0G
 Bermuda 2 0B 2C 0G
 Finland 2 0B 2C 0G
 Russia 2 0B 1C 1G
 Malaysia 2 0B 2C 0G
 Argentina 1 0B 1C 0G
 Brazil 1 0B 1C 0G
 British Virgin Islands 1 0B 1C 0G
 Guinea-Bissau 1 0B 1C 0G
 Guatemala 1 0B 1C 0G
 Iran 1 0B 1C 0G
 Jersey 1 0B 1C 0G
 Japan 1 0B 1C 0G
 Martinique 1 0B 1C 0G
 Namibia 1 0B 1C 0G
 Nauru 1 0B 1C 0G
 Philippines 1 0B 1C 0G
 Portugal 1 0B 1C 0G
 Réunion 1 1B 0C 0G
 Singapore 1 0B 1C 0G
 Turkey 1 0B 1C 0G



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