Can I move through other cyclists?
Riders can pass through fully occupied squares, but can't end their move in them.
Can I make a track with all the tiles?
Your riders will run out of energy long before they reach the end of this race! Keep it to the start and finish tiles, all the curves, and a mix of 7 of the straight tiles.
Which rider can attempt a breakaway.
Pick one rider to attempt a breakaway.
How many turns should the game take?
There is no limit.
Keep cycling through the three phases until the stage is won.
Can two riders draw the game?
If two riders cross the finishing line in the same turn and end up in the same square then they have drawn the stage.
Can I play Peleton by itself?
You need a copy of the main Flamme Rouge game to use the contents of the Peleton expansion.
Can I benefit from a descent if my rider is exhausted?
The 5 energy from the descent replaces the 2 from the exhaustion card.
Do I get an exhaustion card if the lane in front of my rider is empty?
Only if the whole square is empty.
Can I slipstream more than once.
A rider can keep slipstreaming until it is part of a pack that can't slipstream again.
What is the minimum size for a pack?
A single rider.
A single rider can be considered a pack.
Can I be in a pack diagonally?
You must be immediately in front of, behind, or adjacent to another rider to be in the same pack as them.
Can I move sideways?
Yes and no.
Your movement is only counted in squares moved forwards. You may start in the left land and end in the right, and vice versa, and your move may take you weaving through cyclists, but these manoeuvres do not use energy, only moving forwards a square does.
Can I move backwards?
No, and although I can't think of a good reason for wanting to, you can't.
I've played all my energy cards and the face-up recycle deck is empty.
You are exhausted
Take an exhaustion card and use than instead of an energy card.
I've run out of energy cards
Draw as many of the four as you can, then shuffle the face-up recycled cards, place them face down and draw as many as you can, up to your needed four.
Which rider do I have to choose an energy card for first.
You can choose which
You may choose the energy card for the Sprinteur or Rouleur first, but may only draw cards for the 2nd rider after the 1st rider has had their energy card selected.
What are the yellow sections of track?
The start and finish
They show the starting and ending sections of track.
What do the red and blue markings/boxes on the track mean?
Up and downhill
They are additional rules for ascending and descending track sections.
What do the letters on the track sections mean?
They are tile section identifiers, helping you build the tracks for the different stages you can build in the game.
Which model is which?
The Sprinteur has an "S" on their jersey and is more stood up of the two. The Rouleur has an "R" on their jersey and is more crouched down.
Which model is the Rouleur
The Rouleur is the crouched down model.
What does "Rouleur" mean?
The Rouleur is an all round rider.
What does "Sprinteur" mean?
A rider specialised in sprinting, going as fast as possible in the last 1000m of the race to grab victory.
What happens if two or more players cross the finishing line in the same turn?
Whomever is furthest over the finish line is crowned the winner.
Do both riders have to cross the line to finish the race?
You can with the game with either the Sprinteur or the Rouleur, it is not necessary for both to cross the line.
What does Flamme Rouge mean?
In cycling a red flag signifies the last 1000m of the race.