Romain Bardet:

Saturday, June 7th

A rookie at the Dauphiné, AG2R-La Mondiale's Romain Bardet who was the first Frenchman at the Tour de France last year (15th) eyes his home race with a great motivation. Read more

A time trial to begin with and
time bonus up for grab

Saturday, June 7th

The 2014 Critérium du Dauphiné features a 10.4km individual time trial in the streets of Lyon as the inaugural stage this Sunday. Read more

Van Garderen aims high at the

Saturday, June 7th

Beside the trio of hot favorites composed of Chris Froome, Alberto Contador and Vincenzo Nibali, Tejay van Garderen is the underdog of the Dauphiné starting in Lyon this Sunday with a 10.4km time... Read more

D-2 News

Friday, June 6th

On Sunday, the battles will start in the streets of Lyon, firstly between the leading flat specialists. As for the sprinters, Thor Hushovd will be in attendance to seek a 5th stage win on the... Read more

Voeckler: "A protagonist, like
last year"

Tuesday, June 3rd

Thomas Voeckler, the stage winner in Grenoble last year, hopes to open his 2014 account in what will be his eighth Dauphiné. Read more

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Sporting stakes / rules

What is there to win?

The rules are the bible for a sporting competition. Through their balance and subtleties, they must ensure equality, motivate the riders and help spectators and viewers to understand the event. Here is an outline of the main points in the rules.

Download the rules (pdf, 2 pages, 158 ko)

The Stakes

  • Stage victory RAGT Semences

    The 66th Critérium du Dauphiné will be made up of 8 stages.
    The Stage victory, sponsored by RAGT Semences

  • Blue and Yellow Jersey LCL

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the general classification.
    The Blue and Yellow jersey, sponsored by LCL.

  • The Green Jersey PMU

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the points classification. The points are won on the intermediate sprint and at the finish of each stage.
    The Green jersey, sponsored by PMU.

  • White Polka Dot Jersey Région Rhône-Alpes

    This jersey is worn by the leader of the mountain classification. The mountain points are won on reaching the climbs or passes in each of the seven straight stages.
    The Polka Dot Jersey has been sponsored by Région Rhône-Alpes.

  • The White Jersey PMU

    It is worn by the best young rider aged 25 years or less in the general individual time classification.
    The White Jersey has been sponsored by Savoie Mont Blanc.

  • The team classification

    This classification is established by adding up the time of the three best riders in each team on each stage.


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