He had two stage victories while competing in the Tour de France. His first stage victory was the third stage of the 1919 tour. In the 1926 Tour de France he won the first stage and wore the yellow jersey of the race leader for five days.
Francis Pelissier retired from professional racing in 1935. In later years he worked as the team director for the Perle Bicycle Company's racing team. He is credited with giving bicycle racing talent Jacques Anquetil his start at racing. Anquetil went on to be the first racer to win the Tour de France five times.
|Francis Pelissier winning the third stage of the 1919 Tour de France|
|Francis Pelissier 1926|
|Francis Pelissier - Team Director|