The Tour de France Explained | Everything You Need To Know About The Biggest Bike Race In The World

Published on August 26th 2020

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The Tour de France is, quite simply, the biggest bike race in the world. Spread across 3 weeks every summer, Le Tour sees the fastest professional cyclists in the world race around France in a bid to take home the most iconic prize in cycling: the Yellow Jersey. With a different winner every day, and 4 different leaders jerseys changing hands throughout the race, it can be confusing to know what’s going on. So sit back, relax, and enjoy our beginners guide to the Tour de France. Whether you’re new to watching bike racing, or just need a bit of a refresher, this is the video for you! Subscribe to GCN Race Pass now, 100% Racing, By Fans, For Fans. https://gcn.eu/Racepass Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Introducing our brand new GCN Castelli Pro Training Kit: https://gcn.eu/48L Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/48K #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike What's your favourite thing about the Tour de France? Will this be the first time you've watched the race? Let us know in the comments below! Sign up to the GCN newsletter https://gcn.eu/3K7 Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity 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 - https://gcn.eu/48a Watch more on GCN... 📹 GCN's 2020 Tour de France Preview: https://gcn.eu/48M Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound & PSN: Champions Day - Lupus Nocte Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest and fastest-growing online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring you the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside #cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes https://gcn.eu/Pinarello fi’zi:k Shoes & Saddles: http://gcn.eu/fizikshoes and http://gcn.eu/fiziksaddles Mavic Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Mavic Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below