Monday, 8 July 2013

Speed & Glory on Mont Ventoux: TOP 50 fastest rides on the Giant of Provence


1.  2004: 55:51 Iban Mayo 23.10 km/h
2.  2004: 56:26 Tyler Hamilton 22.86 km/h
3.  1999: 56:50 Jonathan Vaughters 22.70 km/h
4.  2004: 56:54 Oscar Sevilla 22.67 km/h
5.  1999: 57:33 Alexander Vinokourov 22.42 km/h 
6.  1994: 57:34 Marco Pantani 22.41 km/h
7.  1999: 57:34 Wladimir Belli 22.41 km/h
8.  2004: 57:39 Juan Miguel Mercado 22.38 km/h
9.  1999: 57:42 Joseba Beloki 22.36 km/h
10. 2004: 57:49 Lance Armstrong 22.31 km/h
11. 1999: 57:52 Lance Armstrong 22.29 km/h
12. 2004: 58:14 Inigo Landaluze 22.15 km/h
13. 1999: 58:15 Kevin Livingston 22.15 km/h
14. 1999: 58:31 David Moncoutie 22.05 km/h
15. 2004: 58:35 José Enrique Gutierrez 22.02 km/h
16. 2009: 58:45 Andy Schleck 21.96 km/h
17. 2009: 58:45 Alberto Contador 21.96 km/h
18. 2009: 58:48 Lance Armstrong 21.94 km/h
19. 2009: 58:50 Fränk Schleck 21.93 km/h
20. 1999: 58:51 Unai Osa 21.92 km/h
21. 2009: 58:53 Roman Kreuziger 21.91 km/h
22. 2002: 59:00 Lance Armstrong 21.86 km/h
23. 1994: 59:02 Richard Virenque 21.85 km/h
24. 1994: 59:02 Armand De Las Cuevas 21.85 km/h
25. 1994: 59:02 Luc Leblanc 21.85 km/h
26. 1994: 59:02 Miguel Indurain 21.85 km/h
27. 1994: 59:02 Roberto Conti 21.85 km/h
28. 2009: 59:03 Franco Pellizotti 21.85 km/h
29. 2000: 59:05 Marco Pantani 21.83 km/h
30. 2000: 59:05 Lance Armstrong 21.83 km/h
31. 2009: 59:05 Vincenzo Nibali 21.83 km/h
32. 1994: 59:07 Pascal Lino 21.82 km/h
33. 1999: 59:08 Tyler Hamilton 21.82 km/h
34. 1999: 59:08 Roberto Laiseka 21.82 km/h
35. 2009: 59:10 Bradley Wiggins 21.80 km/h
36. 2004: 59:12 Levi Leipheimer 21.79 km/h
37. 2004: 59:24 Michael Rasmussen 21.72 km/h
38. 2004: 59:27 Stéphane Goubert 21.70 km/h
39. 2000: 59:30 Joseba Beloki 21.68 km/h
40. 2000: 59:34 Jan Ullrich 21.66 km/h
41. 1999: 59:35 Txema Del Olmo 21.65 km/h
42. 1999: 59:43 Kurt van de Wouwer 21.60 km/h
43. 2007: 59:44 Christophe Moreau 21.60 km/h
44. 2009: 59:46 Jurgen Van Den Broeck 21.58 km/h
45. 2004: 59:47 Oscar Pereiro 21.58 km/h
46. 2006: 59:47 Denis Menchov 21.58 km/h
47. 2006: 59:47 Christophe Moreau 21.58 km/h
48. 2009: 59:49 Andreas Klöden 21.57 km/h
49. 2004: 59:50 David Moncoutie 21.56 km/h
50. 2000: 59:53 Roberto Heras 21.54 km/h




Mont Ventoux
2009:21,5 km@7,5%---58:45---average speed 21.96 km/h(A.Schleck-Contador)
                            ---1:02:20---average speed 20.70 km/h(Juan Manuel Garate)
2009:21,5 km@7,5%---1:00:10---average speed 21.44 km/h(Szmyd-Valverde)
2007:21,5 km@7,5%---59:44---average speed 21.60 km/h(Christophe Moreau)
2006:21,5 km@7,5%---59:47---average speed 21.58 km/h(Menchov-Moreau)
2004:21,5 km@7,5%---55:51---average speed 23.10 km/h(Iban Mayo)-RECORD
2002:21,5 km@7,5%---59:00---average speed 21.86 km/h(Lance Armstrong)
                            ---1:04:14---average speed 20.08 km/h(Richard Virenque)
2000:21,5 km@7,5%---59:05---average speed 21.83 km/h(Pantani-Armstrong)
1999:21,5 km@7,5%---56:50---average speed 22.70 km/h(Jonathan Vaughters)
1994:21,5 km@7,5%---57:34---average speed 22.41 km/h(Marco Pantani) (source:http://www.cyclismag.com/article.php?sid=5222)
1987:21,5 km@7,5%---1:01:30---average speed 20.98 km/h(Jean-Francois Bernard)(source: The book "Tour 87: The 1987 Tour of Italy and Tour De France"
1958:21,5 km@7,5%---1:02:09---average speed 20.76 km/h(Charly Gaul)



Important mentions:
In 1958, 1999 and 2004, Mont Ventoux was climbed in a 21,5 km individual time trial.
The top 50 doesn't include time ascents from 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2005 editions of the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré because of the lack of the data.

1 comment:

  1. How many of those top climbers haven't been disqualified for PEDs (DWI?!) LOL..........

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