How Do You Win The Tour De France? GCN's Guide To The Yellow Jersey

Published on July 1st 2016


We try to unravel the mystery of time gaps in the Tour de France...using figurines. Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! Sign up to the GCN newsletter: For people getting into cycling at this time of year, watching the Tour can be a little confusing. Tactics, time bonuses, the 3km rule...all of these things come into play when deciding the winner of the maillot jaune, but what does it all mean? And how will the likes of Chris Froome and Alberto Contador set about trying to win the race overall? We explain in this video. Watch more on GCN... Tour de France 2016 Playlist ▶︎ 10 Tour de France facts ▶︎ Buy NEW GCN cycling kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele / Music: Per Ljungqvist - Finesse