How does a team compete in the Tour de France?
Lance Armstrong told A. Contador that he couldn't have won the Tour de France without help from his team. I know next to nothing about the sport of cycling, so can someone tell me how a team supports its main cyclist? What role does the rest of the team play, when there is clearly only one winner?
Asked By: Mark B - 7/28/2009
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The team supports its main rider in a number of ways... More
Answered By: Michael H - 7/29/2009
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your team are the ones who ride in front or of to the side of you in order to take the full brunt of the wind, thus cutting down the air resistance on you and you use less energy in doing so. this is why riders ride in packs always next to each other. less air resistance. also in this years tour, there was a team time... More
Answered By: LeTourDeFrance - 7/28/2009
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