LCL, partner of the Yellow Jersey
LCL is truly committed to cycling and has been present on the Tour de France since 1981. Today it rewards the leader of the general classification of the stage races organised by A.S.O. throughout 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 cycling team for two seasons in 2004 and 2005, RAGT Semences and through it farmers, signed its come back in the pack in 2013.
Thanks to its research, RAGT Semences produces and markets seeds all around the world with its 17 subsidiaries and a hundred sellers, who live daily alongside farmers and distributors.
In the agricultural world, RAGT Semences is known especially for its varieties of corn, wheat, sunflower, rapeseed and grasses.
For the general public, RAGT Semences are hard wheat varieties used in the manufacture of pastas of the biggest French brands, but also seeded grass which has contributed to the renown of many sports grounds.www.ragtsemences.com
PMU, partner of the Green Jersey
PMU, the leading betting operator in France and the second 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, allowing it to support major sports events. By sponsoring Paris-Nice’s Green Jersey, PMU is increasing its involvement in cycling.www.pmu.fr
JEAN FLOC’H, Partner of the polka dot jersey
The Jean Floc’h Group, the pork meat, cooked meat, frozen and canned product specialist is making a comeback on the cycling scene. Cycling has greatly influenced the history of the Brittany-based industrial group: everyone remembers the enthusiasm of Jean Floc’h for this discipline, who created his team under the name Bretagne-Jean Floc'h, before it became Bretagne-Séché Environnement.
So it is not surprising that the Jean Floc’h Group, a key player in the pork industry, will be in the limelight and boast its colours on the mythical Paris-Nice race.
This represents a new area of expression for Jean Floc’h, the leading supplier of cooked and salted meats in the industrial catering sector. The brand also offers consumers a wide range of products available in the butcher’s self-service section, bearing the words Viande de Porc Français et Produit en Bretagne (French Pork Meat Produced in Brittany).www.jean-floch.fr
Bürstner, the official motorhome and partner of the white jersey
Innovation dedicated to well-being: this is the philosophy of Bürstner, the specialist motorhome supplier. Bürstner is continuously attentive to its customers’ needs and creates exceptional leisure vehicles. The brand 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 2014, 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
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
Škoda, the official car
The Rapid Spaceback, ŠKODA’s most recent saloon, is aimed at a variety of customers. Thanks to its dynamic and elegant characteristics, this car is very attractive and distinguishes itself from rival models both visually and functionally. The Rapid Spaceback is surprisingly big and offers all its passengers extraordinary comfort with its exceptional spaciousness and its ingenious interior design. Safe and intelligently designed, this new ŠKODA model has all the features of an ideal compact saloon which will change the idea that you have about room.
le coq sportif, an official partner
Le Coq Sportif is the official supplier of the leader jerseys for the Tour de France and many other races organised by A.S.O., including Paris-Nice. This year the famous Yellow Jersey, the green jersey, the polka dot jersey and the white jersey will boast an English theme, enhanced by the discreet and elegant addition of a white rose to pay tribute to the county of Yorkshire. The partner of the biggest cycling event in the world, Le Coq Sportif is also the partner of L’Étape du Tour.
Discover our Cycling Performance Collections in Le Coq Sportif outlets and on www.lecoqsportif.fr. “Souriez c’est du sport” (Smile it’s sport).www.lecoqsportif.fr
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 and heritage protection in France.
We offer all of our clients and their families tailor-made innovative solutions 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 nine 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 fifteen 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
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 (125 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.
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, the Randstad Group offers a 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
Vision Plus, an official partner
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
Jersey wearers after the stage 3
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