Mont Ventoux Cycle Climb
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A climb like no other. Mont Ventoux has always been much more than just a road.
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My Passion With Neil Oakes - Yorkshire Post

My Passion With Neil Oakes - Yorkshire Post | Mont Ventoux Cycle Climb | Scoop.it

One amazing adventure was the ascent of Le Mont Ventoux in France. At 6ft 2 and weighing 16 stones, I'm not exactly built for riding a bike uphill.

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Olympic news you may have missed... - The Independent

Olympic news you may have missed... - The Independent | Mont Ventoux Cycle Climb | Scoop.it

In riding to victory in the Paris-Nice stage race last weekend, Bradley Wiggins not only strengthened his credentials as a major force in global cycling; he followed in the tracks of the late, great Tom Simpson, the only previous British winner of the race.

Simpson won in 1967 but four months later collapsed and died on the slopes of Mont Ventoux in the Tour de France.

Wiggins finished fourth in the 2009 Tour, and when he climbed the Ventoux he had a picture of Simpson glued to his bike frame.

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