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PEZ Bookshelf: Ventoux

Book Review: Mont Ventoux stands alone and apart from the Alps. Topping out at 1,909 m above sea level, it has acquired considerable fame through the Tour de France. It is a magnet for cyclists, including a group of Dutch friends who are the protagonists of the novel “Ventoux,” a fictional account of how one ride changes lives forever.

PEZ Rides The Ventoux!

TDF Stage 12 PREVIEW: Thursday the Tour de France will climb Mt. Ventoux, it's a mythical place, steeped in history and the site of many great battles. Remember Armstrong vs Pantani in 2000? Or Eros Poli in 1994 when he lost 15 minutes on the mountain but still won the stage. In 2013 we added another battle to the history books as PEZ's Chris Selden took on 30 other journos from around the world in climbing Mt. Ventoux.

Tour de Pez: Climbing the Giant

Roadside St.15: The Tour's 2nd week closes with fireworks as the drudgery across the north is forgotten with a few torturous hours on the race's longest stage to the summit of the feared Mt. Ventoux!

PEZ Takes On The Ventoux!

Mt. Ventoux, it's a mythical place, steeped in Tour de France history and the site of many great battles over the years. Remember Armstrong vs Pantani in 2000? Or Eros Poli in 1994 when he lost 15 minutes on the mountain but still won the stage. For 2013 we can add another battle to the history books as PEZ's own Chris Selden took on 30 other journos from around the world in climbing Mt. Ventoux last week.

Top Rides: We Climb VENTOUX

Thursday's stage of Paris-Nice finished atop the Giant of Provence - Mt. Ventoux. We rode the beast a couple years back at the Dauphine Libere, and while you're planning your vacation time- this one is worth considering...

Ventoux Replay: Le Tour 1987

The fabled 'Giant of Provence' returns to modern cycle racing as Paris-Nice pays a visit to ...Mt. Ventoux. Regardless of season and race, this behemoth never passes quietly as its barren upper reaches howl with a wind that undeniably changes the outcome... Ed Hood payed a visit in 1987, and watched the beast rear up with his own eyes...