el Teide

Taming the Beast

If you're going to ride in the Canary Islands you can't not climb Spain's highest peak, El Teide. Often covered in snow, but still a climb you can do in short sleeves and shorts, the 56.5km or 35 mile climb up...
Photo taken from Rouleur.cc

Rouleur – The last wet Paris-Roubaix

Mud, crashes, David Duffield and an inverse rain dance 15 years on. Managing editor Andy McGrath revisits the last wet Roubaix for the next issue of Rouleur magazine. Source Rouleur.cc: The last wet Paris-Roub...
Thomson Trip Manager Sergi Florenciano

A few words with Sergi …

Sergi Florenciano is one of the stalwarts of Thomson Bike Tours and epitomizes the dedication and work ethic of everybody in the Company. Here's a small insight as to what makes Sergi tick: How long have yo...
Thomson Bike Tours in the Dolomites - cool customer

The Dolomites, Italy

The Dolomites are beautifully mysterious. Their rockiness is strangely alluring and the roads that wind up, down and around are one of the most popular playgrounds for Thomson Bike Tours. A trip to the Dolomite...
Dolomites photo from Soigneur magazine

Soigneur – Roads to ride

Cycling has bestowed certain roads with iconic status. Be they the hors catégorie climbs of the Tour de France or the Tour of Flanders’ cobbled bergs, the sport has turned a few special stretches of pavement in...