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Le Quatre Jours de Ventoux powered by Cycle Coffee Society (19-22/05/22)

In Brief

Le Quatre Jours de Ventoux. This is one for the long-ride lovers! Four days of the most incredible roads of the region, with of course the Ventoux as the centerpiece but by far from the only challenge as our guides take you on a Tour de Provence that will leave with speechless and breathless!

Highlights:
- Stay in luxury CCS Mont Ventoux house in the village of Bedoin
- Daily fresh home made dinners with private chef
- Free jersey CCS made by Band of Climbers
- Daily supported rides and mechanical support
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May 19, 2022 / May 22, 2022
Road bike
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1.250,00

4 days
300 km
Incl. lodging

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Medical examination advice

A medical examination is advised prior to travel! Make an appointment at Ancora Health. They have a Health studio in both Eindhoven and Amsterdam. For this trip it is advisable to have a sports medical examination. Our advice is to go for at least "Basic Plus" but we always advise to go for an extensive sports medical examination (USMO). Ancora is affiliated with SMI Federation and SCAS certified. This means that you can get money back from most Dutch health insurers for the Ancora packages. An average reimbursement is easily € 150, -. On the site of Ancora you can calculate your own reimbursement.

Sports Massage CCS House

Take care of your body during a Cycle Travel cycling vacation and take advantage of our professional masseurs.

70,00

70,00

Surcharge single room CCS House

Would you rather have a room alone? You can! With this one-time surcharge, we'll make sure you'll have nice spacious single room during this trip. Do you have any other wishes? Please let us know.

750,00

750,00

Rental Bicycle Navigation Computer Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT V2

Rent your bike navigation inexpensively with us! The Wahoo Elemnt Bolt V2, the top product from Wahoo, is very user-friendly and simple to use. If you rent the bike navigation with a cycling vacation organised by or with Cycle Travel then we deliver the bike navigation installed including the GPX routes of this vacation pre-programmed.

25,00

25,00

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Le Quatre Jours de Ventoux 19-5-2022 / 22-5-2022

Le Quatre Jours de Ventoux. This is one for the long-ride lovers! Four days of the most incredible roads of the region, with of course the Ventoux as the centerpiece but by far from the only challenge as our guides take you on a Tour de Provence that will leave with speechless and breathless!

The CCS Ventoux House is a luxury, bespoke cycling accommodation, situated at the heart of Bedoin, designed specifically to satisfy and exceed the 'hors categorie' demands of quality from elite professional athletes and you - our CCS guests.Le Quatre Jours de Ventouxis one for the long-ride lovers! Every day we will ride minimum of 100 km. Four days of the most incredible roads of the region, with of course the Ventoux as the centerpiece but by far from the only challenge as our guides take you on a Tour de Provence that will leave with speechless and breathless!

Program of Le Quatre Jours de Ventoux - 4 days/3 nights

Day 1 -19 May

  • Welcome to CCS house in Bedoin around noon.
  • Each guest will receive a special edition CCS jersey made exclusively for us by our apparel partner Band of Climbers.
  • Once you're settled in you are invited to join us for 100km ride around the vineyards, a relaxing ride to loosen the legs, soak in tips & tricks of our guiding and prepare for the great days ahead!
  • Return to the House and time for a well deserved specialty coffee from our own coffee bar.
  • Your welcome dinner will be served at 8pm by our own chef.

Distance 100km

ARRIVAL

Day 2 -May 20

  • After a relaxing night's sleep, breakfast and coffee is served at 8am.
  • We will gather in the courtyard to roll out at 9.30am for today's full day ride.
  • The ride will be all the way up to the summit of the Mont Ventoux.
  • We will return to the House, tired but triumphant after reaching the summit.
  • In the evening you are invited for a 3-course dinner of our local chef.

Distance : 100-150 km

Ventoux day

Day 3 -May 21

  • Breakfast is served at 8am.
  • We will leave after breakfast for a guided ride, covering 125km of stunning Provence roads.
  • Return to the House for relaxation and a 3-course dinner of our local chef.

Distance : 125km

PROVENCE

Day 4 -May 22

  • Breakfast is served at 7am.
  • We will gather in the courtyard to roll out at 8am for a last ride of 100km to the stunning roads of Gorges de la Nesque.
  • We will return to the House around 1pm for a last and well deserved lunch.
  • All good things come to an end, so after lunch we will assist you pack your bikes and wish you a fond farewell with lots of lifelong memories of CCS, Bedoin and The Ventoux!

Bon Voyage!

Distance : 100km

LAST DAY IN THE PROVENCE

The CCS team will design and develop specific guided ride routes for you and your group. Rides that take in the finest roads, climbs, descents and classic Provencal vistas on the days. With our partner Komoot we will soon announce the exact routes.

Your group will have a dedicated professional mechanic on hand, to tune your bikes during your stay - so every kilometer and gear shift, will be silky smooth.

Our CCS cycling jersey by Band of Climbers

Each guest will receive a special edition CCS jersey designed and made exclusively for CCS by our apparel partner atBand of Climbers.

Eat well, ride well - you deserve it!

All food and beverages are included with breakfast, arrival - departure lunch and every evening a 3 course meal created by our chef. Our chef works only with local producers and organic products. As riders we know the value of great food.

We would suggest that this event is for intermediate level riders, or those with at least some experience of riding on a gravel bike. At no point will any rider be left behind on their own, and our support vehicle will be around at all times.

EARLY BIRD RATE OF 1000 Euros per person. Limited places available!

FROM 1ST OF APRIL 2022 THE RATE WILL BE 1250 EUROS PER PERSON.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • 3 night stay in a twin room at CCS Ventoux house - complete with outdoor swimming pool, full coffee bar with Il Magistrale Cycling Coffee and fitness room.
  • Daily cooked breakfasts, arrival/ departure lunches and three course dinners - prepared in house by our private chef, served with wine at dinner.
  • In house laundry service.
  • Daily supported rides and mechanical support.
  • 1 x CCS Band of Climbers jersey.

EXTRAS

  • Flights/Transfer to Bedoin we can arrange that for you.
  • Bike hire.
  • Energy bars and gels for 4 days of riding - 50 Euros.
  • Single room available; 750 Euros extra.
  • Massage service; 70 Euros per hour.
  • Extra night; 150 Euros per person, included breakfast.

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • Insurance.
  • Spare parts or equipment.
  • Medical Cover.

We offer all of our guest an antigen test when arriving in the house, to secure a healthy and safe environment. The rules for France are applicable in regards to COVID19 when entering France.

THIS EVENT CAN ONLY TAKE PLACE WHEN MINIMUM OF 6 PEOPLE REGISTER.

 

 

Location: Bedoin, CCS Mont Ventoux (France)

Our 18th century historic "Cycle Coffee Society" house is nestled at the foot of Mont Ventoux, in the heart of old Bedoin, a charming Provençal village where life is peaceful, and cycling is a way of life. Many local rides begin and end at the doorstep of our Cycle Coffee Society, starting with the biggest, toughest and best of all; the iconic Tour de France climb "de Ventoux".

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Explanation sports level

MTB:

1star: beginner 50km2star
: above beginner 60km3star
: average 70km4star
: advanced 100km5star
: pro 160km



Road bike:

1star: beginner 50km2star
: above beginner 60km3star
: average 70km4star
: advanced 100km5star
: pro 160km



Level 1: Starter-Beginner;
You are just starting out in this sport, have no experience nor background as an athlete

Level 2: Beginner-Medium;
You are just starting with this sport, however you already have experience with other sports so you start with a good basic condition. You cycle 1 or 2 times a week.

Level 3: Average;
You are a sporty person, don't shy away from a challenge, exercise at least 2 to 4 per week, you can also already make some altitude gains and ride at higher averages.

Level 4: Advanced;
You are a trained athlete, you are looking for a challenge in sports, you are active at least 3 to 5 times a week, altitude meters and a higher average are not a problem

Level 5: Advanced/Performance oriented;
You train towards goals, challenges and also leave something for it you do not mind, you are driven and several times longer sport per week are no exception, you are performance oriented

Level 6: Advanced Plus;
As a highly trained person, you want to really test yourself to your limits, you seek challenges and are also willing to live for them, exercising is a part of your daily life.

Explanation luxury level

Level 0-1.5: Tour without overnight stay.

Level 2-2.5: Cycle Travel provides an overnight stay in a 2-star accommodation.

Level 3-3.5: Tour with overnight stays in the better bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel, hostel accommodations. Overnight stays on a half-board basis are a 3.5 rating.

Level 4-4.5: Cycle Travel provides a 4-star accommodation or boutique bed & breakfast. Optional full board booking (upgrade to level 4,5 appreciation).

Level 5-5.5: Cycle Travel will provide a more luxurious 4-star or 5-star accommodation or boutique hotel. We can upgrade the level of lunch, on-road catering or dinner to 5.5.

Level 6: Cycle Travel will provide a more luxurious 5-star accommodation, boutique hotel or luxury pop-up location. We can upgrade the level of lunch, on-road catering or dinner to 6+ level if required.

Explanation guidance level

Our team of passionate guides is always there for you. For any type of trip, event or clinic, Cycle Travel will provide the right accompaniment. We have an excellent network of professionals.

With the ranking from 1 to 6, we indicate to what extent the guidance is provided on a trip. Interested in an upgrade? Please let us know! Then we will gladly look for a suitable solution.

Level 0-1: a self-guided tour without guidance. Cycle Travel provides the routes on GPX.

Level 2-2.5: a self-guided tour without guidance including routes on GPX and tips for the road. Cycle Travel has a goody bag or contact person at the locations visited that you will receive as a traveler.

Level 3-3.5: a self-guided tour without guidance including routes on GPX and tips for the road. Cycle Travel has accommodation on the basis of a 3-star hotel or bed & breakfast. There is someone on site who is familiar with our clients and is personally available for you (level 3,5)

Level 4-4.5: a guided tour including routes on GPX and tour guide on the bike or in a follow car.Cycle Travel has accommodation based on a 4-star hotel, hostel or bed & breakfast. During a guided tour it is optionally possible to book a mechanic and masseur. (The valuation then amounts to 4.5)

Level 5-5.5: A fully catered vacation with a complete support team consisting of tour guide, mechanic and masseur. A follow car is provided including care on the road during the rides. Accommodation will be in luxury chalets, hotels or boutique bed & breakfasts.

Level 6: The ultimate luxury cycling vacation with top locations and carefully selected accommodations. Only the very best counts for us and you as our client! Get carried away on a next level cycling vacation.

Explanation gravity level

We roughly determine the heaviness of a trip based on a variety of circumstances. Severity can be determined by distances or by the altitude meters in distances. In addition, you experience a ride on a gravel or mountain bike already 'heavier' than a road bike ride.

Per category this is approximately what you can think of. Always discuss with us alternatives or modified routes which also influence the heaviness.

Road Bikes - Race bikesDistance max - Distance MaxAltitude indication
Level 170 km700-1100
Level 280 km1100-1500
Level 3100 km1500-2200
Level 4120 km2200-2800
Level 5150 km2800-3800
Hors Category175+ km3800-5500
Mountain Bike - MTBDistance max - Distance MaxAltitude indication
Level 130-50 km700-1000
Level 240-60 km1000-1300
Level 350-75 km1300-1800
Level 455-90 km1800-2400
Level 560-100 km2400-3300
Hors Category150+ km3800-5500
GravelDistance max - Distance MaxAltitude indication
Level 130-50 km700-1000
Level 240-60 km1000-1300
Level 350-75 km1300-1800
Level 455-90 km1800-2400
Level 560-100 km2400-3300
Hors Category150+ km3800-5500

Location: Bedoin, CCS Mont Ventoux (France)