The London-Paris 2014 Official Partners

LeMarq

 

Clothing Sponsor & Ride Captain Sponsor - LeMarq

LeMarq was established to help deliver the best possible cycling experiences, by creating truly premium cycling products. Founded by some leading figures from cycling and the wider world of sport, LeMarq is partnering with a limited number of select events that share their ethos.

LeMarq has created a bespoke range of apparel using the finest Italian materials and manufacturing. Further partnerships and products will be announced in the near future.


Tritouch

 

Sports Massage Partner - TheTriTouch

TheTriTouch is a sports therapy company specialised in cyclists and triathletes, partner of The L2P since 2010. Clinics are based in Hampton Wick (Sigma Sport), Oxford, Kenilworth, London Seven Sisters, London EC1 and Sevenoaks. Aurelie Almeida, founder of TheTriTouch, is heading up the event team of 8 sports therapists dedicated to the L2P. She has selected the team on grounds of sporting background, skills & experience.

"TheTriTouch team are sportsmen and women coming from a wide range of sporting backgrounds at amateur, international and Olympic level. We all have personal knowledge of training, competing, injury prevention & recovery; gained from years of dedication to our own sport. We are used to looking after cyclists on tour and can help you get to Paris more comfortably whilst looking after your aches and pains during the trip."


Stephen Roche Cycling Holidays & Training Camps

Training Partner - Stephen Roche Training Camps

In 1994 Stephen Roche and Claude Escalon established Fitness, Velo, Evasion, a cycling holiday and training camp business now known as Stephen Roche Cycling Holidays and Training Camps. The company based in Palmanova, Mallorca was set up to provide cyclist of all ages and levels of ability with the opportunity to take part in cycle camps and holidays that were fully guided and supported by a professional team of staff.

Having developed a successful business with a growing reputation for offering good quality training camps and cycle holidays, the business has grown year on year and 18 years later the company is still owned and operated by Stephen and his team of specialists, who still provide the same exceptional level of customers service and quality cycling holidays that has been come to be expected.


Eurosport

Broadcast Partner - British Eurosport

British Eurosport will be broadcasting a documentary on The London-Paris 2014, created by Cyclevox, at peak times, with the first viewing being the first weekend of the 2014 Tour de France. This will take the event to the screens of thousands of cycling fans.

In the UK, British Eurosport launched in 1999, replacing Eurosport International on most platforms with some schedule variations and local commentary. British Eurosport creates programmes specifically for the UK, it has live studio presentations of numerous major sporting events and tournaments.


ICAP

Gala Dinner Partner - ICAP

ICAP is the world's leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services. With approximately 5,000 staff we operate a global network  in 32 countries and are active in both established and emerging markets. ICAP's business covers markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets, equities and equity derivatives.

Web: www.icap.com


DHL

Logistics Sponsor - DHL

DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and "The Logistics company for the world". DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and 310,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of more than 54 billion euros in 2008.

 Web: www.dhl.co.uk


Skoda

Vehicle Sponsor - SKODA

SKODA’s heritage with bicycles dates back to the start of the company in 1895 when the founders Vaclav Laurin and Vaclav Klement joined forces and began manufacturing bicycles in their home town of Mlada Boleslav in the Czech Republic.

Cycling has remained an important area for SKODA to support over the years - worldwide they are a partner of the Tour de France, the Vuelta a Espana and other ASO organised races such as Paris-Roubaix and the Criterium de Dauphine.

SKODA’s cars are loved by cyclists across the UK, and are the car of choice for many pro teams worldwide thanks to both the impressive load capacity and the fantastic range of cycling accessories.

For 2014 in the UK, SKODA are very excited about their partnerships with three UK teams this year -Rapha Condor JLT, Team Raleigh and Matrix Vulpine, as well as being official vehicle partner for UK Cycling Events, Prudential Ride London, The Tour of Britain, XCalibre, The Women’s Tour and the Pearl Izumi Tour Series.

For the fourth year, SKODA are also the official vehicle sponsor for London-Paris and will be supplying all of the official London-Paris cars, used to lead out all speed groups and transport the media and crew throughout the 3 stages of the event.

Web: www.skoda.co.uk


John O' Connor Cycles

Retail Partner - John O' Connor Cycles

John O' Connor Cycles is a cycling shop conveniently located along one of the most scenic cycling routes in the country, the Atlantic Seaboard. John O'Connor Cycles is owner managed by John O'Connor.

John has been a competitive cyclist for the last 20 years, a two time member of the national squad and has completed two Rapport tours. He has been involved in cycling retail for the past 15 years and opened John O'Connor Cycles in October 2009.

John O'Connor Cycles caters for the cycling enthusiast from the novice to the serious cyclist. We stock high-end road and mountain bikes, as well as wheels, components, helmets, shoes, clothing, eyewear, nutritional products and bike rentals. Our workshop offers a full range of services, including general service, bike build, race checks and wheel tensioning. Customers have the benefit of direct interaction with our highly experienced technicians on issues pertaining to their bikes.

Our team is passionate about cycling and are all avid cyclists. They are up to date on the latest technology and developments in cycling and can assist customers on all related queries. We pride ourselves on getting to know our customers and to provide them with advice and products to cater for their specific needs.

John O'Connor Cycles has been supported by:

  • Robbie Hunter, Tour de France stage winner 2007
  • Garaint Thomas, White Jersey Tour de France 2012 (Team Sky)
  • Stephen Roche, winner of the Tour de France, Tour of Italy and World Champs 1987
  • Udo Bolts, Team Mobile and right hand man to Jan Ulrich
  • Linus Gerderman, Yellow Jersey Tour De France 2007
  • David Miller, Yellow Jersey in Tour de France and stage winner 2012
  • Emmanuel Fumic, represented Germany in the 2012 London Olympics (Mountain Bike)
  • Karl Platt, winner of Cape Epic
  • Stefan Sahm, winner of Cape Epic
  • Mike Rutherford, lead quitarist of Genesis

Web: www.joccycles.co.za


36One Asset Management

Yellow Leaders Jersey Sponsor - 36ONE Asset Management

36ONE Asset Management is an independent, owner managed specialist investment manager. The highly skilled team is renowned for its top performing unit trusts and hedge funds.

Web: www.36one.co.za


Giro Cycles

Green Sprinters Jersey Sponsor - Giro Cycles

At the heart of G!RO is a dedication to cycling life & local community...We have gone to great lengths to ensure that we are serving up the finest coffee, the freshest food and cakes, all served by the friendliest staff... All of this combines to create the perfect place to come and relax, unwind in a friendly atmosphere in the heart of Esher High Street!

Web: www.girocycles.com


 

Rouleur

Rouleur is the finest cycling magazine around, bringing together leading cycling writers and photographers to convey the essence and imagery of road racing, celebrating the passion and beauty of the sport.

If you prefer exquisite photography and writing that really gets under the skin of the great riders and theatres of road racing more than repetitive tests and race reports then Rouleur is the magazine for you; each issue is a timeless tribute to road racing.

Web: www.rouleur.cc

Facebook: rouleur.magazine

Twitter: rouleurmagazine


Sigma Sport

Retail Partner - Sigma Sport

 

Sigma Sport is the UK's leading Road Cycling and Triathlon retailer based in Surrey, as a true specialist we provide expert advice through knowledgable and friendly staff who have a passion for the sport.  Our destination store in Kingston Upon Thames not only hosts one of the most extensive product ranges in the UK, but is also home to specialist workshop and bike fitting services, with a treatment room also situated in store, Sigma Sport is the ideal base for those looking to take their cycling to the next level. Sigma Sport offers a true multi channel experience with a website designed to replicate the excellent service and range of product you'd find in store

Web: www.sigmasport.co.uk

 

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