Bardet, Aru, López, Porte to ride Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenges

Mont Ventoux
Racing on Mont Ventoux (Image credit: Getty Images)

Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale), Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo), Miguel Ángel López (Astana) and Fabio Aru (UAE Team Emirates) are among the riders set to line up at the second edition of the CIC-Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenges, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 6.

Inaugural winner Jesús Herrada and his Cofidis teammate Guillaume Martin were also among the participants announced by the race organisation, who confirmed that six WorldTour teams will be on the start line in Vaison-la-Romaine.

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