Historic Overview Vincent Barteau
Vincent Barteau (born 18 March 1962 in Caen) is a former French road racing cyclist. He is best known for wearing the yellow jersey in the 1984 Tour de France, retaining the lead for 12 days, and winning the stage on Bastille day in the 1989 Tour de France. He retired the following year. After retirement he bought a franchise from the Jeff de Bruges chocolate brand and operates three Jeff de Bruges shops in his native Normandy. In addition he directs the Tour de France's publicity caravan and has performed as a stand-up comedian and worked as a consultant for Eurosport.