Riding Mont Ventoux “I’m Never Doing This Again!”
Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham:
As I waited with anticipation at an ancient fountain in the village of Bédoin for my husband to complete his third ride of Mont Ventoux, I spotted him. Anxiously, I asked, “How did it go?” Grinning but determined, he said, “I’m never doing this again!” Famous last words!
After unwinding for a few minutes in the bliss of a cyclists’ mecca, the next words uttered were, “Well, maybe I’ll do it again next week.” Yes. The love-hate relationship with the mighty Giant.
…Continue reading here for Cheryl’s description of the barren landscape at the top of this mountain that is a challenge for almost every cyclist, even the Tour de France riders.