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Sometimes there’s a Thomson story to tell. And this is where we tell it! There’s so much to enjoy and talk about when on a Thomson trip that we need a place to share our stories.

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The French Alps Connection

The French Alps are an integral part of cycling folklore. Entwined with the story of the Tour de France and a rite of passage for every serious cyclist, the mountain region features numerous legendary climbs. F...
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The Art of Packing

A seven day trip with distances of 350km, climbing of 10,000m and mountain weather can seem like a tricky week to pack for. The Art of Packing for a cycling trip is a skill refined over a long period of time. L...
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The Grand Challenge

We’re in the business of challenging rides at Thomson and our core Trans-Challenges are the epitome of severe. Not for the faint hearted, these week long trips are designed for cyclists with an unquenching ambi...
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Join the Wintertide Rising Challenge

Short days. Questionable weather. Fantastic rewards. CCNS's infamous cycling challenge returns to tempt you into a week of wintery cycling to see out the year. Join us this year to log more miles in one week th...