The 2013 Tour de France Jerseys Defined

PARIS, June 29, 2013 - A list of the Tour de France jerseys and how they are won in the race, to be held June 29-July 21: Yellow jersey (general classification) Regarded as the symbol of the world's biggest bike race, the yellow jersey, or 'maillot jaune' is also the most prestigious. At the end of the race it is awarded to the rider who has taken the least overall time to complete … [Read more...]

Martin Wants To Keep The White Jersey From Pyrenees to Paris

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by Ryland James BARCELONA, Spain, July 9, 2009 (AFP) - Germany's Tony Martin is hoping to emulate compatriot Jan Ullrich by wearing the Tour de France's white jersey all the way to Paris as he prepares to defend it through the Pyrenees this weekend. The 24-year-old Columbia rider has held the prize for the best placed rider, 25 and under, since the end of Monday's third stage and … [Read more...]