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pel·o·ton

 (pĕl′ə-tŏn′)
n.
A group of riders that clump together in a bicycle race on the open road.

[French, ball of string, platoon, peloton; see platoon.]

peloton

(ˈpɛləˌtɒn)
n
(Cycle Racing) cycle racing the main field of riders in a road race
[C20: French, literally: pack]
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The Spaniard, who sits fifth, three minutes and 34 seconds down and 77 seconds off the podium places in his final professional race, crested the climb one minute ahead of the other contenders but despite picking up the help of Trek-Segafredo team-mate Edward Theuns, he was caught by the peloton on the streets of Gijon.
Froome suffered a puncture in the final 75km, but he quickly made it back to the peloton.
The peloton battled strong winds over lengthy stretches of the 165 kilometres stage from Le Puy-en-Velay, but threetime Tour winner Froome stayed on the right side as the peloton split into pieces over the final 20km.
They would all get back to the peloton before German Kittel of Quick-Step Floors won in a bunch sprint, while Thomas finished safely in the pack to retain the overall lead he took with Saturday's time trial win.
They all got back to the peloton before German Kittel, of Quick-Step Floors, won from a bunch sprint, while Thomas finished safely in the pack to retain the overall lead he took with Saturday's time-trial win.
Working with Peloton, we hope to further exploit this mechanism to develop effective anti-cancer drugs.
When it comes to Peloton, you'll be able to join instructor-guided cycling classes from home thanks to a $2,000 bike and on-demand services.
Schneider was not able to capitalise on her teammates' hard work to keep the peloton together in the final lap.