Mont Ventoux

Power Analysis: Tour de la Provence

Nairo Quintana won the Tour de la Provence on the back of a record-setting performance on Mont Ventoux, making the famous ascent faster than any cyclist in history.

UPDATE: Ventoux finish shortened due to wind

MONTPELLIER, France (VN) — Howling winds have shortened the decisive climbing stage up the exposed flanks of Mont Ventoux on Thursday at the Tour de France. Organizers determined that the gale-force winds would be too dangerous for racing, so the finish has been moved from the summit at 1,912 meters to the Chalet Reynard, located about 6.5km lower on […]

Ventoux — a mountain like no other

The mythical Mont Ventoux is the hardest climb in France. Tour favorites will ride for glory — and yellow — in stage 12.