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Santini GF Mont Ventoux

Lapierre GF Mont Ventoux

June 08 2025
Vaison la Romaine France
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Distances: 80, 137km
Difficulty: Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Limited to: 5,000 or less Participants

Santini GF Mont Ventoux will be staged in Vaison-la-Romaine and finishes atop Mont Ventoux, arguably the world's most iconic cycling mountain where many Tour de France stages have been held, and legends born.

The long route is 87miles / 140km and has 11,500ft / 3500m of climbing. The shorter of the two routes is 71miles / 115km long and has 9,800ft / 3,000m of climbing. Both routes travel over several cols and finish on the 6,237ft / 1,912m-high Mont Ventoux - 'The Giant of Provence'. From here, riders enjoy a relaxed descent back to Vaison-la-Romaine to take part in the post-event festivities.

Santini GF Mont Ventoux

Start Located At: Vaison la Romaine,France
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Top of the range bike jersey SANTINI, SLEEK 99 range. Its wearing is mandatory. Choose well your size by studying the section "choose your jersey".
Numbered plate, to position on the handlebar at the front of the bike (links provided)
Timing chip, with edition of the general classification, by category and the ascent of the Mont Ventoux for the South face side Bedoin.
Custom number (name, first name, nation flag, provisional route, age category). Pins provided.
Stickers "top tube", with the profile of the race, the refuelling points, the toilets... to stick on the top tube of your bike, to manage your efforts.
Event bracelet, including an emergency number, its wearing is mandatory
Catering refuelling (6 on the long course, 4 on the short course). Stands supplied in sweet and savoury, energy drinks, cereal bars, ENERVIT bars and gels judiciously distributed according to the positioning on the course. (example: there are gels available in the ascent of the Ventoux, and not in the very first refuelling stand, which is better provided in bars)
2020 edition personalized souvenir bag with partner gifts
Bike bottle of the 2020 edition, Elite brand
Finisher Medal
Official 2020 Magazine
Entrance to the Exhibition village
Osteopathy session on arrival (at the Exhibition village on your return)
Meal "pasta party" after the race.
Mechanical assistance stand on Saturday and Sunday at departure.
Participation in the tombola (in 2018, to be won: 2 full Campagnolo groups, full board stays at the Léo Lagrange holiday centre, at Spa provence Malaucène...)
And safe roads, medical support, two neutral mechanical assistance cars "as in the pros" (only for the head of the race), 15 safety cars, emergency services, commissaires, doctors. 3 ambulances including a resuscitation station at the top. 4 broom trucks (with small repair kit "in case or", and many motorized bikers.

Changing Rooms
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Closed Roads
Free Training Rides
Course Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Post Ride Shower
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry