Specialized and Thomson Bike Tours road and gravel tours


Specialized is renowned for a commitment to pushing the boundaries of cycling innovation

Specialized Bicycle Components was founded by Mike Sinyard in 1974. Based in Northern California with locations around the world, the private company focuses on functional and technically advanced products that enable every rider to perform at their best.


This groundbreaking partnership merges Specialized’s leading bicycle technology with Thomson Bike Tours’ exceptional cycling experiences, creating a synergy that promises unparalleled adventures for cyclists around the globe.  Christian Humpert of Specialized, expressed his enthusiasm about this collaboration, saying, “Teaming up with Thomson Bike Tours is a thrilling step for Specialized. They represent the epitome of excellence in cycling tours, and we are excited to contribute our performance bikes to enhance the overall experience for riders worldwide.”


Peter Thomson, Founder and CEO of Thomson Bike Tours, shared his excitement about the partnership, stating, "We are elated to join forces with Specialized, a brand synonymous with quality and innovation. 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 in 2024 is a game-changer. It adds a new dimension to the quality of our tours, and I am genuinely thrilled about the caliber of bikes that our clients will now have access to."

This collaboration marks the beginning of an exciting chapter for both Specialized and Thomson Bike Tours, as they collectively set out to redefine the standards of premium cycling experiences.

Specialized Aethos and Thomson Bike Tours