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...
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...
Hugo Koblet Photo from Soigneur magazine

Soigneur – Birth of the cool

On the 15th of July 1951, in the town of Agen in southeast France, a lone cyclist crosses the finish line in front of the hundreds of fans that have turned out to spectate in the summer heat. The rider, wearing...