Peter and Marc on Alto de Letras

Alto de Letras. Perfectly Colombian.

Back in the 1980’s, when Colombian riders first appeared on the European professional cycling circuit, Colombian Pro, Lucho Herrera, mentioned that climbs like Alpe d’Huez were too short for Colombians. Lucho...
Campagnolo Media Camp - Marc Prat from Thomson Bike Tours fills water bottle

Campagnolo Media Camp in Gran Canaria

Last year we were lucky enough to help organize the Campagnolo global media launch in Gran Canaria, assisting in the organisation of the event, running support and handling logistics.   And we did it so well, t...
Juan Fuentes from Thomson Bike Tours

The Real Juan Fuentes

Juan Fuentes is not your usual Thomson Bike Tours ride leader - He's an ex-pro for a start.  Juan joined us last year for the Giro and has nicely integrated with the rest of the team.  As someone with strong li...
Jordi Cobos from Thomson Bike Tours

A Chat With Jordi…

Jordi Cobos is one of the "hard" men of Thomson Bike Tours. Most at home with the strongest riders of the bunch, he's also a great wrench and always happy to help. How long have you worked with Peter? What was...
Jacinta McHale - Thomson Spectator Trip Manager

The Thomson Bike Tours Secret Weapon

Jacinta’s wild personality and boundless energy make for truly exceptional Thomson Spectator Trips. Her connections will get you the ultimate insider access and her antics will have you howling with laughter. ...
Mont Ventoux - Picture from Soigneur

Soigneur – Rider on Mont Ventoux

At Thomson Bike Tours we regularly have the opportunity to climb Mont Ventoux. This is a great article from Soigneur magazine that accurately reflects the mood of this famous mountain. The peloton shimmers off...
Vuelta a España - Tinkov Musettes

Cycling Humanity

At the end of the day the pro cyclist is as human as the next person. Last year on the Covadonga stage of the Vuelta this was most evident to me as we were able to mingle with the riders in the finish circle i...