Factor joined AG2R LA MONDIALE Professional Cycling Team as the Official Technical Partner in 2017. Owned by former professional cyclist, Vincent Lavenu, AG2R LA MONDIALE has been a force in the professional peloton in various formations since 1992 and has accumulated over 400 victories. The team has won 17 stages of the Tour de France; most recently with Romain Bardet’s solo victory on stage 19 in 2016. This exceptional performance secured Romain 2nd overall at the Tour de France.
For 20 years, insurance company AG2R LA MONDIALE has been supporting the team, a nod to the success and professionalism of France’s “most loved cycling team”. In 2001, the Chambéry Cyclisme Foundation was formed.
With goals to hit even bigger performance targets, AG2R LA MONDIALE has their sights set high for this season.
The 30-man roster for 2017:
Benoît COSNEFROY (FRA) as of August 1st
The roster includes nine riders who have won Grand Tour stages - Jan Bakelants, Romain Bardet, Samuel Dumoulin, Mathias Frank, Alexandre Geniez, Alexis Gougeard, Pierre Latour, Domenico Pozzovivo, and Christophe Riblon. It also has 10 cyclists who have come through the Chambéry Cyclisme Formation - Romain Bardet, Julien Bérard, François Bidard, Clément Chevrier, Benoît Cosnefroy (as of August 1st), Nico Denz, Axel Domont, Ben Gastauer, Pierre Latour, and Nans Peters.