What Is The Peloton? | Road Racing Explained
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What Is The Peloton? | Road Racing Explained

(energetic music) – Peloton is a French word which literally translates to little ball. Originally, it was a military term used to describe the tight formation of a group of soldiers. And in cycling, it is the main body of riders within a road race. Due to the advantageous effects of slipstreaming behind other riders, […]

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The Feed Zone | Road Racing Explained
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The Feed Zone | Road Racing Explained

(bright music) In almost every single road race there is at least one feed zone. This is a small section of road allocated by the organisers that normally comes around halfway through the race, where team helpers, or soigneurs as they’re sometimes called, hand out musettes, which are small fabric bags, out to their riders. […]

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Top 5 Race Across America (RAAM) Facts
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Top 5 Race Across America (RAAM) Facts

– [Narrator] The Race Across America or RAAM for short is one of the toughest ultra-endurance events in all of cycling. Unlike the Tour de France which is broken down into multiple stages, the clock at the Race Across America starts once the riders leave the town of Oceanside, California and only stops once they […]

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Road Bike Vs Mountain Bike: Which Is Harder?
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Road Bike Vs Mountain Bike: Which Is Harder?

– There’s a little bit of friendly rivalry between ourselves and our mates over at GMBN. Basically we realised that they are absolutely amazing at riding bikes. So we have to make ourselves feel a little bit better with the knowledge that what we do is tougher. – Yeah, well roadies are just basically fitter, […]

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