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Tops - General Classification in the Tour de France, Dress Shirt, Aloha Shirt, Dashiki, Hoodie, Salwar Kameez, Polo Shirt (Paperback) Loot Price: R286
Discovery Miles 2 860
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 179. Not illustrated. Chapters: General Classification in the Tour de France, Dress Shirt, Aloha Shirt, Dashiki, Hoodie, Salwar Kameez, Polo Shirt, Points Classification in the Giro D'italia, Guayabera, Sleeveless Shirt, Kurta, Av Pak, Barong Tagalog, Camisole, Cutty-Sark, Chemise, Crop Top, Rugby Shirt, Jersey, Bodice, Ghanaian Smock, Dickey, Green Jersey, Cardigan, Tube Top, Buff, General Classification in the Giro D'italia, the Arrow Collar Man, Safari Jacket, Ihram Clothing, Kosovorotka, Bench Shirt, Halterneck, Chemisette, Gilet, Henley Shirt, Bowling Shirt, Isiagu, Corsage, Cutsew, Western Shirt, Camp Shirt, Nightshirt, Winchester Shirt, Zephyr. Excerpt: The general classification in the Tour de France is the most important classification, the one by which the winner of the Tour de France is determined. Since 1919, the leader of the general classification wears the yellow jersey (French: pronounced: ). The winner of the first Tour de France wore not a yellow jersey but a green armband. After the second Tour de France, the rules were changed, and the general classification was no longer calculated by time, but by points. This points system was kept until 1912, after which it changed back into the time classification. At that time, the leader still did not wear a yellow jersey. There is doubt over when the yellow jersey began. The Belgian rider Philippe Thys, who won the Tour in 1913, 1914 and 1920, recalled in the Belgian magazine Champions et Vedettes when he was 67 that he was awarded a yellow jersey in 1913 when the organiser, Henri Desgrange, asked him to wear a coloured jersey. Thys declined, saying making himself more visible in yellow would encourage other riders to ride against him. He said: "He then made his argument from another direction. Several stages later, it was my team manager at Peugeot, (Alphonse) Bauge, w...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 180
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-56934-3
Barcode: 9781157569343
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-56934-X

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