Tissot Watch Tour de France 2016 Collection Review
Wednesday - 06 July 2016
Tissot’s partnership with the Tour de France has led to the birth of an incredible sports collection. Becoming the official timekeeper of such a famous, international cycling event is a task that Tissot will take with pride, precision and honour. The luxury watch brand will also be the official timekeeper for all cycling trials held across the globe, which are run by Amaury Sport Organisation; the perfect collaboration sharing values on cycling, standards, precision and performance. Tissot’s expertise in timekeeping and understanding that every second is vital in relation to the sport will be witnessed at the major time trials - Paris-Nice, Paris Tours, La Flèche Wallonne, The Tour de France and the Vuelta a Espana.
Celebrate the new Tissot collection presented below dedicated to cycling and watch enthusiasts alike who value quality, endurance and performance.
Honouring Tissot’s role, the PRC 200 is the Official Watch of the Tour de France partnership. Those who are committed to the international cycling competition will have the chance to showcase their devotion with the exclusive timepiece. The accent of yellow paired with black demonstrates the colours of the Tour and a striking contrast for the spectator. The sharp yellow chronograph hands will give wearers the opportunity to check the athletes timing with a glance of the wrist.
Specifications: fixed bezel, synthetic strap, 12.02m case depth, steel case, 42mm diameter, chronograph, date display, black dial, quartz movement, 200M
The PR100 was chosen for a Tour de France makeover due to its popularity amongst Tissot fans. Sharing qualities associated with the admired race, the new edition is a classic (as is the competition) and robust (just like the athletes who take part). The signature colours feature once again and a glimpse of a bicycle wheel rides into shot on the dial - take a closer look.
Specification: fixed bezel, steel bracelet, 10.07mm case depth, steel case, 41mm diameter, chronograph, date display, silver dial, 100M water resistance.
Tissot was chosen as Official Timekeeper of the Tour de France due to it’s innovative and reliable timekeeping systems. Tissot has selected their most exclusive editions to represent the biggest cycling event in the world with the T-Race being a front runner. The dynamic design wears the patriotic colours in style and is a strong contender for winning the most stylish watch contest. The design is also available in a striking black hue.
Specifications: fixed bezel, rubber strap, 12.8mm case depth, steel case, 45.25mm diameter, chronograph, date display, white dial, quartz movement. 100M water resistant.
The inclusion of the T-Touch Expert will showcase Tissot’s dedication to innovative technology and accuracy. These highly important qualities will be brought to the race via the amazing tactile functions that provide a compass, altimeter and weather forecast; a few of the features available. The overall design represents the bold, sporting attitude that the professionally competitive racers demonstrate. The Arc de Triomphe is visible on the purple half of the dial to provide a symbolic reference to the event.
Specifications: alarm, fixed bezel, rubber strap, 13mm case depth, titanium case, 45mm diameter, chronograph, date display, day display, black dial, GMT, quartz movement, perpetual calendar, 100M water resistant.
It is declared that the Tissot T-Race Touch is the perfect companion on a cycle due to its smooth, comfortable and supple bracelet. The rubber strap is lightweight yet robust ensuring that the athlete is not weighed down and remains fastened to the wrist. The tactile functions allow for you to measure the times and laps by touch and allows for you to keep track of the progress with a logbook. A very advanced, stylish piece that even has a compass to keep you cycling in the right direction.
Specifications: alarm, fixed bezel, rubber strap, 13.46mm case depth, aluminium case, 42.15mm diameter, chronograph, date display, black dial, GMT, quartz movement, perpetual calendar, 100M water resistant, tide indicator.
Which Tissot Tour de France timepiece will you be wearing whilst watching the race?