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"CYCLING IN PROVENCE 2007" - inc. the climb of "Le Ventoux".
8 -13 June 2007 . John Ackers, Bill Fairhurst, Darren Topping, Derek Unsworth
Staying in the village of FAUCON with VELO VENTOUX cycling holidays.

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...Our base for the week - the village of Faucon ....................& Mont Ventoux "Painometer" !

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eam pic with Craig, Vicky & Elula from "Velo Ventoux" .........First view of Mont Ventoux from Faucon......

A stop to fill the water bottles in Bedoin at the foot of the Ventoux ....& thinking about what is to come !!
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.......First view of the summit through the cloud.......Darren in Peugeot kit at the Tom Simpson Memorial

"Not far to go !"

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"Is that Darren in front ?" -
"No it can't be - I must be hallucinating !!"

Observatory at the summit & descent (above) View from the clouds ! (below)


BELOW - AFTER THE VENTOUX - Towns & Villages, Poppy Fields, Vineyards,
Lavender Fields, the Cols, the views & of course the cafes & bars

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TOWNS & VILLAGES

Brantes (above), with Mt Ventoux as a back drop

Pierrelongue
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& Entrechaux (bottom right)

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Vaison (below) with it's Roman Bridge (left)
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POPPY FIELDS




"Relief"
on top of the Col !
VINEYARDS

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MINOR COLS !

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..................................................THE PIT STOPS !

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THE VIEWS




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................................................THREE AMIGOS !


For more details on the Cols in this area go to
Grenoble Cycling Pages


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