The exceptional Mont Ventoux one-day race yields for 2020, together with celebrity riders Romain Bardet, Richie Porte and Fabio Aru one of the starters.
CIC-Mont Ventoux Denivele Challenges is presently in its second season, using its end atop one of cycling’s most legendary increases.
Last year, Jesús Herrada (Cofidis) and Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) went head to head to the slopes of Ventoux since the race landed at the biking calendar with a bang.
However, following Herrada took the victory by only nine minutes within the Frenchman, the two passengers will reunite for the 2020 variant, scheduled to run Thursday, August 6.
Rush manager Nicolas Garcera stated:”This second edition of this CIC-Mont Ventoux Denivele Challenges is accompanied by an intriguing announcement.
“We are extremely pleased and pleased to bring together such a gorgeous start list only a couple of days after the season resumes.
“A number of the greatest climbers in the world will probably be there, one of them the name holder and the second place finisher from the 2019 variant”
The next edition of this race functions as spin, since the peloton will probably ascent Mont Ventoux twice prior to the end.
Riders will go to the lower stage of Chalet Reynard mid-way throughout the race, before going into the timeless summit later 182kilometers of racing.
Beginning from Vaison-la-Romaine, the racer heads across the Cold p Dontaube and Sault prior to the peloton hits the Bédoin ascent of Ventoux twice.
Mont Ventoux, that has featured at the Tour de France 16 occasions, is steeped in cycling history, both tragic and magnificent.
In 1967, Brit Tom Simpson died on the slopes of this 21km scale.
The rise first featured at the Tour at 1951, although much less a summit end.
A Ventoux finish line appeared in 1958, using a single time trial from Bédoin into the very best obtained by Charly Gaul.
There were 10 summit concludes atop Mont Ventoux at the Tour de France’s history.
In 8.7%, it’s a brutal finale into the one-day race.
Other riders lining up comprise Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) and Miguel Ángel López (Astana).
Garcera added:”Together with both climbs of Mont Ventoux about the app, all of the components are there to see a magnificent fight from the biggest of configurations. “
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So far 18 teams have confirmed their involvement at the event, such as Ag2r La Mondiale, Astana, Groupama-FDJ, Cofidis, UAE Team Emirates and Trek-Segafredo.