The London-Paris 2014 Official Partners



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.



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.


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.

Cape Town & Western Cape

Partner - Cape Town & Western Cape

With the growing interest of "cycling tourism" in Cape Town and the Western Cape, we are excited to partner with Hotchillee on The London-Paris 2014 event.

Cape Town and the Western Cape is a premier destination for leisure, business tourism and events.

A destination to be experienced, Cape Town and the Western Cape is home to two great oceans and openly invite the world at large. Cycling tourism is a growing part of our offering to both domestic and international visitors. As our MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde says, "we have set our sights on attracting 100 000 'cycling tourists' per year, within the next ten years. "

Here in our beautiful region we celebrate the cultures that keep us together, the creativity that sets souls alight, and the tastes and sounds that feed and reach deep within the hearts of man. Meet our people, embrace our customs and cultures and marvel at our ingenuity. Explore our varied regions and indulge in the multitude of sport and extreme adventure offerings available.

Come and experience a destination loaded with sights and attractions bound to put your head in a spin - Visit Cape Town and the Western Cape, we can’t wait to welcome you!



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.



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.



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.


Latest News

Dunkerque-Roubaix with Geraint Thomas launched

Tuesday 11th March 2014

HotChillee announced today a new 165km Dunkerque to Roubaix single day Spring Classic with Olympic Champion Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas taking place on 27 April 2014. The ride will start in Dunkerque and wind through the fields of Flaanders before joining the final 40k of the most coveted spring classics, the Paris-Roubaix.

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Cape Rouleur 2014 Stage 3 results - Dlamini wins 36ONE Yellow Jersey for Elton John Aids Foundation (EJAF)

Friday 7th March 2014

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Nicholas Dlamini riding for UBS/EJAF has won the coveted 36ONE yellow jersey at this year's Cape Rouleur. Karl Platt of Team Bulls won the Pro Category jersey. The ladies jersey went to Jo Merritt, with the climbers jersey to Josh Hodge and Bradwin Daniels the talented development rider from Cape Town Giants winning the sprinters jersey.

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The Cape Rouleur 2014