Tour de France 101 – Helpful tips for new Tour fans
- By Ben Delaney
- Published Jun. 13, 2009
- Updated Jul. 23, 2011 at 12:39 PM EST
What is a peloton?
It’s a French word meaning “platoon” that’s used to describe the largest group of riders. The peloton is also referred to as the pack or the bunch.
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