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
5072
Bicinglette
286
Cinglé
4502
Galérien
284

Candidates by country

 Netherlands 1460 68B 1326C 66G
 England 1180 49B 1100C 31G
 Germany 575 46B 485C 44G
 Belgium 489 28B 422C 39G
 France 394 37B 305C 52G
 Denmark 161 15B 140C 6G
 Italy 110 9B 93C 8G
 United States 94 3B 87C 4G
 Scotland 90 2B 84C 4G
 Ireland 87 3B 81C 3G
 Australia 71 1B 65C 5G
 Canada 71 4B 65C 2G
 Czech Republic 41 5B 30C 6G
 Switzerland 35 4B 28C 3G
 Wales 34 2B 32C 0G
 Norway 21 0B 21C 0G
 New Zealand 21 0B 18C 3G
 South Africa 20 0B 20C 0G
 Austria 16 0B 13C 3G
 Spain 14 0B 12C 2G
 Luxembourg 14 1B 11C 2G
 Sweden 9 0B 9C 0G
 Poland 8 3B 5C 0G
 Guernsey 6 0B 6C 0G
 Northern Ireland 6 1B 5C 0G
 Finland 4 0B 4C 0G
 Hungary 4 1B 3C 0G
 Greece 3 0B 3C 0G
 Isle of Man 3 1B 2C 0G
 Jersey 3 0B 3C 0G
 Philippines 3 0B 3C 0G
 Slovenia 3 2B 1C 0G
 Bermuda 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
 Japan 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
 Singapore 1 0B 1C 0G
 Turkey 1 0B 1C 0G
 Ukraine 1 0B 1C 0G
 Zimbabwe 1 0B 1C 0G



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