Time	               	 Dist.       	                 	Average                                          Time	                Dist.       	                 Average                                          
3.56'00"   	143 Km    		36.356 Km/Hr                                h.mm'sec"         1mile = 1.6 Km	Km/Hr
 
		The Average is form the Race winner 
 
Teams.     	1946	Huyberechts	&	Mercier - Hutchinson
		In the early days rides where some time sponsored for Individual Races or the sponsor changed by country were the race was held.
  
Teams.		1934	Individual		
		Pro with no Contract.   (The Tour, Giro and Vuelta where competed with National Teams)   see Note  1
		A  Individual ride could have short term contracts with a sponsor and ride for his national team which could be sponsored.
  
Teams		1924	Amateur		
		Rider was a amateur but competed in a Pro Race.
	
ABN		Abandoned 
Ama		Amateur
Bon   		Time Bonification    Time or points deducted from the overall classification.
Disq		Disqualified	
DND		Did not Depart 
DS		Director Sportive ,   Team manger, Team Director.
e.a		ex-aequo,  Finishing in equal place, we see this before photo finish and sensors became commonly used .
GCl 1,2,3		General Calcification  , General Classification place at stage finish.  
HD		Hors-Delais , outside of the time limited 
IDP		Independent a category between Amateurs and Professionals .
Ind TT		Individual Time Trail
Indv. Ind		Individual 	Professionals with no Contract .
Mnt Cl 1, 2, 3	Mountain Classification  Place in this classification at the end of the stage 
Mnt Clm		Mountain Climb  the race was only up hill
MNT St		Mountain Stage   The stage included Cat 2, 1 or HC mountians.
Neo Cl 1, 2, 3	Neo Pro Classification   Place in this classification at the end of the stage 
Pen		Penalized    Time or points added to the overall classification
Pnt Cl 1, 2, 3	Points Classification    Place in this classification at the end of the stage 
TT Cl 1, 2, 3           	Team Time Classification    Place in this classification at the end of the stage 
U23                   	Riders of 23 years of age or younger    AKA Neo Pro
TdF		Tour de France
GdI		Giro d'Italia
VaE		Vuelta a Espana	
RvB		Ronde van Belgium
RvH		Ronde van Holland
 
PT		Pro Teams  This is a group of 18 top league team which have to compete in the Pro Tour races.
PC		Professional Continental team Teams which can be invited to PT races but will normally compete in the 1.1 and 2.1 races.
CT		Continental Teams  Semi Pro Teams and Amateurs  compete mainly in the 1.2 and 2.2 or national cat races.
 
1A.R		Single day races  abandoned races no longer organized 
1.1, 2 or 3	Single day Races which are still organized .
1HC, PT or WT	Single day Races in the UCI Pro Team category .
 
2A.R		Multi day races  abandoned races no longer organized .
2.1, 2 or 3	Multi day Races which are still organized .
2HC, PT or WT	Multi day Races in the UCI Pro Team category .
 

 

 

Notes:

Note 1
The Tour de France introduced Commercial Team in 1962. 
The Giri d'Italy did this in the thirties 
The Vuelta a Espana Introduced the Commercial Teams in 1959 
The Tour de Suisse changed in the  fifties.