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Let’s Go Again

As passionate cyclists, the entire team plays a role in our unrivalled service. It’s in our nature to explore and our dream to provide the best possible cycling experience. We want you to enjoy that experience with us; to join our expert cyclists, to make yourself proud and to create everlasting memories. We believe that the most important part of any trip is the ride and constantly refine our routes to make sure they’re the best they can be. We go again and again until they are.

Forever searching for new roads, unfound cols and better vistas, we never tire of creating the greatest cycling experiences. Let’s Go Again.

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EPIC Trans French Alps
Amazing trip!!! Awesome ride leaders and staff, beautiful climbs, fabulous support -- couldn't have asked for a better way to experience some of cycling's most ...

Walter Tsui, USA — 2016

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Tour de France
Thomson Tours and Le Tour de France go hand-in-hand as the best of partners to create a once-in-a-lifetime (or maybe more if I'm lucky!) experience ...

Rebecca Finch, USA — 2023

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EPIC Trans Andalusia
An excellent experience, really challenging but immensely rewarding, I learned a lot about my fitness and capabilities but also spent a week with likeminded cyclists ...

Mark Fairweather, UK — 2022

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Ride Specialized with Thomson Bike Tours

We are elated to announce our new partnership with Specialized, a brand synonymous with quality and innovation, who will be providing rental bikes for our future trips. Our commitment to providing the best cycling experiences aligns seamlessly with Specialized's dedication to pushing the limits of what's possible in the world of cycling. Having Specialized bikes available for rent on all our future trips from April onwards is a game-changer. It adds a new dimension to the quality of road and gravel trips, and I am genuinely thrilled about the caliber of bikes that you will now have access to.

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Painting The Road

The painted roads of cycling’s biggest events are as much a part of the fabric of the races as the peloton itself. Where did it come from and who started it?

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A Whole Lotta Waffle

It provokes questions like what is it? Why does it exist? Who is doing it and should I be doing it too? Well, we thought it was time to answer those questions, and who better to ask than the man behind dirt, gravel, trail classic, the Belgian Waffle Ride. Prepare to be entertained, introducing Michael Marckx.

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The Philosophy of Trip Planning

With nearly a quarter of a century of planning and running cycling adventures on the Thomson Bike Tours palmares, it’s fair to say that I have developed a clear idea of what makes a trip successful. Whilst the process and the detail is a complex operation, the philosophy behind it is surprisingly simple. In this article I’d like to share the six key elements that make the perfect trip.

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The Best Cycling Destinations for Weather

Whilst rugged pros revel in a battle against conditions to better their opponents and the weather, for many of us the real joy of cycling comes under azure blue skies and warm golden sunshine.

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Tour de France Femmes 2024

Covering three countries and four mountain ranges, the 2024 edition of the Tour de France Femmes promises a race of epic proportions in the August sunshine.

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Introducing Bizzy Butterworth

Hailing from the Mornington Peninsula, just outside of Melbourne, Australia, Bizzy Butterworth is an experienced cyclist, coffee lover and winner of our TDF competition! With a place on our French Alps trip next summer to look forward to, we’d like to take the opportunity to introduce Bizzy and her cycling life from now until the big week.

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FTP: Fantastic Training Package

Our Denia Training Camp is an entirely new concept for experienced cyclists with a minimum FTP of 3.8w/kg

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The Best Cycling Destinations for Culture

From the sun-kissed plains of Andalusia to the misty peaks of Scotland, the love for the ride intertwines seamlessly with a thirst for cultural exploration.

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All About The Steamboat

SBT GRVL has quickly built a reputation as a world class gravel racing event and one that is so much more than ‘just a race’. We’re beyond excited to be powering SBT GRVL’s very own four day trip this September.

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