The most famous bicycle race in the world is the Tour de France. Held each year in July, the race takes three weeks to wind its way through France over a variety of challenging terrain. First started in 1903, the race contains history and pagentry that goes far beyond an ordinary bicycle race.
Among the race's traditions is the wearing of special jerseys to signify the accomplishments of certain riders during the race. Do you know what these are, and what they mean?
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|The Yellow Jersey - Overall Leader||King of the Mountains||White Jersey Marks Best Young Rider||Points Leader Wears the Green Jersey|
|Jersey Winners - 206 Tour de France||Rainbow Jersey|
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