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  • n. A platoon.
  • n. The main group of riders formed during a cycling road race.

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  • "The Pack" in long distance bicycle racing. A new word this racing season? See Sunday NYTimes, the word is mentioned a few times, such as "After Tourmalet, it was about 43.5 miles, or 70 kilometers, to the finish, giving the peloton plenty of time to catch anyone who attacked on the climb. "

    July 14, 2009

  • Fearless in Finnish. Gyro Gearloose is Pelle Peloton in Finland.

    March 9, 2009