GCN’s Essential French Cycling Phrases Vol. 1

Published on July 9th 2018


It’s Tour de France time, so here is volume one of our key French cycling phrases. This edition covers the different types of riders and even a term that translates as ‘potato hunt’. Make sure to catch the full video to get your French vocabulary up to scratch! Limited Edition T-Shirts: http://gcn.eu/J4 Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/J3 Subscribe to GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/gcn-en-espanol We start with the most important word of all: maillot. Rouleur, puncheur, baroudeur, grimpeur, sprinteur… there’s a whole list of terms to describe types of rider. Montrer le maillot, l'échappée and faire une bordure. What could they mean? Tune in to find out! What was your favourite term? Let us know in the comments. 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - http://gcn.eu/J2 Watch more on GCN... Tour de France Preview Show 📹 http://gcn.eu/TDF2018Preview Music: Epidemic Sound Les Cafes De Paris 1 - Martin Gauffin Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/