He never could get past a climb among the 50 to 80 best in the peloton.
He said riders have always considered Armstrong two years ahead of the peloton when it came to doping.
"I'm glad of it," he said: "I will go with you to see the Sergeant-major, and try to get you put in my peloton" (company).
If the peloton has to be mounted, the Sergeant sees that the horses are properly saddled.
In order to complete the regulation number of thirty troopers which form a peloton, some old troopers were added to our ranks.
I gave twenty francs to the troopers of my peloton to drink my health, and I did not forget my friends Titi and Piatte.
If it were but known, 'they 'd give him a peloton and eight paces.'
Why did he choose to spare my life when a word would have sent me before the peloton of execution?
The first to come was the Lieutenant of our peloton, a stout, middle-aged man, who spoke through his nose.
Sergeants drill the men of their peloton, and are responsible to their Lieutenant for the horses of their peloton.
a small military group; platoon
French 'small pellet'