Velovation Col of the Month – Mont Ventoux

| Col of the Month, Tours

Mont Ventoux, the Beast of Provence… stretches 22.2 memorable kilometers. Notably one of the toughest climbs in Europe, Mont Ventoux stands at 1912m above sea level meaning you will gain 1578m in elevation from the start of the climb to the summit.   This Category HC climb gives you an average climb of 7.1% and…

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Eight Essentials for road cycling in the Alps

| Cycling Kit, Tours

If you think the weather in the UK can be unpredictable, alpine weather systems can catch out even the most experienced road cyclist, changing from storms to sunshine and climb to descent. Throw altitude into the mix and you could be in for an interesting ride if unprepared. Here are our 8 cycling essentials for an unassisted alpine…

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