July 11, 2010
2010 Tour de France Teams & Sponsors

Last year, I posted a list of teams in the Tour de France and their sponsors. Again, as we watch, we wonder about some of the sponsors. Here's the list of cycling teams and their sponsors.

2010 Tour de France Teams & Sponsors

AG2R-LaMondiale- French team sponsored by Ag2r Group, a French retirement fund, and LaMondiale, a French insurance firm

Astana - Kazak team, sponsored by the Astana Group, a group of Astana government run companies

Bbox Bouygues Télécom - French team, sponsored by Bouygues Télécom, a French mobile phone company

BMC - American team, sponsored by BMC, a Swiss bicycle maker

Caisse d'Epargne - Spanish team, sponsored by Caisse d'Epargne, a French bank

Cervélo Test Team - Swiss Team, sponsored by Cervélo, a Canadian maker of bicycle frames

Cofidis - French team, sponsored by Cofidis, a French consumer lending company

Euskaltel-Euskadi - Basque Spanish team, sponsored by Euskaltel, a Basque telecom company

Footon-Servetto-Fuji - Spanish team, sponsored by Footon, a shoe insole maker, Servetto, a maker of wardrobe lifts, and Fuji, an American bicycle maker

Française des Jeux - French team, sponsored by Française des Jeux, the French National Lottery

HTC-Columbia - American team, sponsored by Columbia Sportswear, an American maker of sportwear, and HTC, a Taiwanese maker of mobile phones

Garmin-Transitions - American team, sponsored by Garmin, an American maker of global positioning devices and Transitions, an American maker of glasses

Lampre - Italian team, sponsored by Lampre Group, an Italian maker of pre-coated steel

Liquigas - Italian team, sponsored by Liquigas, an Italian provider of liquified gas products

Quick Step - Belgian team, sponsored by Quick Step, a maker of laminate flooring

Rabobank - Dutch team, sponsored by Rabobank, a Dutch bank

Radio Shack - American team, sponsored by Radio Shack, and American electronics retailer

Silence-Lotto - Belgian team, sponsored by Lotto, the Dutch National Lottery, and Omega Pharma, a Belgian pharmaceutical company

Team Katusha - Russian team, sponsored by Russian Global Cycling Project, a foundation funded by Gazprom,
Itera and Rostechnologii

Team Milram - German team, sponsored by Milram, a German maker of cheese and dairy products

Team Saxo Bank - Danish team, sponsored by Saxo Bank, a Danish investment bank

Team Sky - British team, sponsored by Sky, a British television and media company

Missing from last year: Agritubel, Skil-Shimano
New this year: BMC, Footon-Servetto-Fuji, Radio Shack, Sky

Posted by michael at July 11, 2010 12:17 PM


Am I the only one that thinks the guys in the Footen=Servetto kit look like they're riding nekkid?

Posted by: Ken [] on July 12, 2010 11:12 PM
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