Parlez vous Tour de France Femmes?
Your guide to the most prestigious event in women’s road cycling.
Do you speak Tour de France Femmes? This unique blend of French and cycling-speak can feel a bit cryptic at first. For some of the racing terms you’re likely to hear during broadcast coverage, check out our Intro to Road Cycling Lingo. And if French is foreign to you, you’re not alone—the women’s peloton is made up of around 25 different nationalities. But the thrill of this historic race transcends all. Here are a few fun facts to know and share with your friends: