LCL, partner of the Yellow Jersey
LCL is truly committed to cycling and is celebrating more 30 years as a Tour de France partner. Today it sponsors the overall leaders’ jersey for all of ASO’s stage races in France. LCL reinforces its presence throughout the year thanks to internationally renowned cycling races including:
- Critérium International
- Tour de Picardie
- Critérium du Dauphiné
- Tour de France
RAGT Semences, partner of the Stage Winner
At the head of a professional cycling team in 2004 and 2005, RAGT Semences, and thus the nation's farmers, made its comeback in the peloton last season.
Through its research, RAGT Semences produces and markets seeds worldwide through its 15 subsidiaries and a hundred sales teams, interacting daily with farmers and distributors.
In the field of agriculture, RAGT Semences has won recognition for its varieties of corn, wheat, sunflower, rapeseed and forage grasses.
To the general public, the name RAGT Semences signifies the varieties of durum wheat used in the pasta made by the largest French and Italian brands, as well as the seeded lawns that are the international hallmarks of many sports fields.www.ragtsemences.com
PMU, partner of the Green Jersey
PMU, the leading betting operator in France and the 2nd leading operator for online sports betting, is a long-standing sports partner. PMU is very involved in cycling and in particular it has been a significant partner of the Tour de France for more than 20 years and more recently of the French Cycling Cup and the French Cycling Championships. Its network with almost 12,000 sales outlets established throughout France represents an effective way of bringing people together which allows it to support major sports events. By sponsoring Paris-Nice’s Green Jersey, PMU is increasing its involvement in cycling.www.pmu.fr
Bürstner, the official motorhome supplier, partner of the White Jersey
Innovation dedicated to well-being: this is the philosophy of Bürstner, the leading motorhome supplier in France. Bürstner is continuously attentive to market expectations in order to better anticipate them and creates exceptional leisure vehicles. The brand now offers the most diversified range on the market, with something to meet everyone’s needs. Bürstner is synonymous with innovation, quality, design expertise and creating new trends.
In 2013, the brand will be an official partner of Paris-Nice and the sponsor of the white jersey for the best young rider. Bürstner shares the values of this legendary race - performance, competitiveness and dynamism. Have a great race… in the sun!www.burstner.com
Randstad, an official partner
Randstad, an official partner of Paris-Nice, is proud to associate its image with this legendary cycling race. The world's second largest group for HR services, Randstad offers the full range of business services: recruitment, temporary, direct approach, consulting, training, reclassification, etc.
Randstad aims to foster continuous innovation, based on quality service to companies and candidates. Through its network of 900 branches, present throughout the country, the group displays its determination to promote and attract the best talent, while respecting their diversity.www.randstad.fr
Festina, the official timekeeper
Festina has been renowned throughout the world for 110 years as being a maker of high quality watches and has been able to establish itself as a symbol of elegance and dynamism, while still respecting traditions and authenticity.
So it is natural that Festina, which has been very involved in the sports world and in particular in cycling for more than 20 years, is the official timekeeper for the Tour de France and many other international competitions including Paris-Nice.www.festina.fr
ALCATEL ONE TOUCH, an official partner
ALCATEL ONE TOUCH creates, develops and distributes a wide range of mobile phones and multimedia tablets.
ALCATEL ONE TOUCH offers the latest generation mobile phones and smartphones at very competitive prices, which are ergonomic, adaptable and equipped with very advanced technology. It provides mobile media solutions adapted to each use: the Internet, email, social networks, photographs, music, android applications, etc.
On the strength of its values of proximity, generosity and performance, ALCATEL ONE TOUCH is committing itself to the world of cycling for several years alongside ASO, as an official partner of the Tour de France, the Vuelta and several other cycling races including Paris-Nice.www.alcatelonetouch.com
Ag2r La Mondiale, an official partner
AG2R LA MONDIALE specialises in personal insurance, both on an individual and collective level, and is the leader in social protection in France.
We offer all of our clients and their families tailor-made innovative solutions at the right price, to safeguard their income, protect their health and cover them in the event of life accidents.
We combine solidarity and performance on a daily basis within the French social protection system. Our effective management allows us to protect 8 million people and 25% of companies in France.
This unique approach to our profession has encouraged us to be involved in cycling for the last 15 years to promote team spirit and allows us to support health care by favouring physical exercise.
AG2R LA MONDIALE: the very opposite of every man for himself.www.ag2rlamondiale.fr
le coq sportif, an official partner
Le Coq Sportif has been a partner of A.S.O.'s main races since 2012 and supplies the leaders' jerseys: the Yellow Jersey, the Green Jersey, the Polka Dot Jersey and the White Jersey. This year the greatest champions will wear the French brand’s jerseys once again, following suit with the legendary Bernard Hinault and Eddy Merckx. A partner of the greatest cycling event in the world, Le Coq Sportif is pursuing its course with the launch of a Cycling Sport Performance line, which can be discovered in outlets in September 2013.
Le Coq Sportif: passionate about sport since 1882.www.lecoqsportif.fr
Škoda, the official car
We focus all your needs, however varied... and you can be sure of finding the best quality / reliability / price with our range.
All that you have to do is to choose between the Citigo, Fabia, Roomster, Yeti or the Superb and soon the new Octavia.
With their original designs and comfortable fittings, Škoda vehicles have nothing to envy the competition.
As a Volkswagen Group brand, we have been able to increase the quality of our vehicles and our image alongside one of the largest manufacturers.
Feel free to come and discover our brand from our distributors.
Vision Plus, partenaire officiel de Paris-Nice
Vision Plus: more than just an optician, contributing to your well-being
With 350 stores throughout France, Vision Plus’ opticians contribute to both your well-being and that of the planet. Discover our leading brands as well as our collections and our environmentally-friendly approach in our stores and on www.vision-plus.fr.
Vision Plus has also been an official supplier of the Tour de France since 2007.www.vision-plus.fr
Mavic, providing assistance during the race
Mavic, a French manufacturer of wheel systems, rims, pedals and computers for cycling, was founded in 1889 in Lyon (123 years ago). Today Mavic designs and produces a full range of technical and innovative equipment for cyclists. Discover all the details on www.mavic.com, and on the Mavic Facebook and YouTube pages.www.mavic.com
Jersey wearers after the stage 7
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