Prepare to be impressed by the Thomson team. Your safety, comfort and enjoyment are top priority to the best in the business

A huge part of what makes your trip with Thomson an amazing experience is down to the team — from the expert guides, and seasoned support staff on the trip to the logistics and operations specialists in the office. Every part of the Thomson team work tirelessly to make sure your trip goes smoothly from start to finish.

The Team

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Peter Thomson

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Peter Thomson


Founder / Owner


Peter Thomson


Founder / Owner


The figurehead of Thomson Bike Tours, Peter never stops riding. Since setting up the Company back in 2001 Peter’s covered over 200,000 km on the bike and grown the business into what it is today.

Sergi Florenciano

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Sergi Florenciano


Partnerships Manager / Trip Manager / Ride Leader


Sergi Florenciano


Partnerships Manager / Trip Manager / Ride Leader


Invaluable to Thomson, Sergi is a great bike rider, communicator and socialite. One of our primary ride leaders and trip managers on the bike and involved with trip planning, strategy and bike industry relationships off the bike.

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Michael Collins


Financial / Operations Director


Michael Collins


Financial / Operations Director


Michael is the steady hand on the helm at Thomson. As Operations Director and financial wiz, it’s Michael’s job to coordinate the team, guests and logistics for all the trips we run.

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Leeanne Wills


Customer Relations Coordinator


Leeanne Wills


Customer Relations Coordinator


Leeanne heads up the back office and is our key link to organizing all the hotels and logistics. She ensures all details are in perfect order prior to the start of your trip. If you need to coordinate something special for your trip, Leeanne is your go-to person.

Paula Martinez

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Paula Martinez


Financial Coordinator


Paula Martinez


Financial Coordinator


Paula keeps the books organized in the office and provides support to Michael and Nancy. Her attention to detail is always present in everything she does.

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Nancy Cantú


Office Manager


Nancy Cantú


Office Manager


As Office Manager Nancy runs a tight ship. Working closely with Michael, Leeanne and Paula she ensures Thomson keeps on riding.

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Paul Rogen


Vice President


Paul Rogen


Vice President


Paul is the voice of calm and reason as he convinces you to sign your legs away and join a Thomson trip. Based out of Connecticut, Paul is often the first point of phone contact when you are trying to choose a trip.

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Pere Valls


Warehouse Manager / Trip Manager


Pere Valls


Warehouse Manager / Trip Manager


Pere is a logistics genius and is head of the Thomson warehouse as well as a tough ride leader. He came late to the road bike scene but time and again has proved that he can tough it out with the best of them on any of our trips.

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Sergi Muñoz


Trip Manager / Ride Leader


Sergi Muñoz


Trip Manager / Ride Leader


Sergi is one of the coolest ride leaders at Thomson. When he’s not volunteering for absolutely-every-trip, then he’s riding a single-speed around the hills of his home town in Barcelona and competing in the Fixie World Champs.

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Llibert Sendros


Ride Leader


Llibert Sendros


Ride Leader


STRAVA killer! Llibert is your guide if you want to improve your condition and challenge yourself on the climbs! He is an ex-professional expert on training and nutrition! Ask him for the secrets of the pro peloton!

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Juan Fuentes


Trip Manager / Ride Leader


Juan Fuentes


Trip Manager / Ride Leader


Juan is not your usual Thomson Bike Tours ride leader – He’s an ex-pro for a start, having ridden with Gilberto Simone for the Giro and Vuelta. As someone with strong links to the peloton, Juan is an invaluable person in Thomson. If you’re lucky enough to find yourself on a trip with him, his stories will certainly fascinate.

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Alvaro Martínez


Warehouse Coordinator / Mechanic


Alvaro Martínez


Warehouse Coordinator / Mechanic


Alvaro is our youngest team member, who confesses there is only one thing he loves more than the bike – chocolate! He learned how to build bikes from scratch from the Internet. When he´s not repairing our bike fleet, he enjoys his free time restoring antique bikes turning them into real works of art!

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Marc Figueras


Ride Leader


Marc Figueras


Ride Leader


Marc fell in love with cycling watching the Tour de France at the age of 8. Thirteen years later, he is studying Journalism and wants to become a Cycling Commentator. He loves climbing - the harder the better!

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Meritxell Martell


Ride Leader


Meritxell Martell


Ride Leader


Meri’s is passionate about everything she does. If it wasn’t enough ride leading with Thomson, she dedicates her spare time to RAID, or Adventure Racing across Europe.

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Dani Feito


Ride Leader


Dani Feito


Ride Leader


A native from Asturias in the North of Spain, Dani is a natural-born climber and great companion for those long climbs. He races in Gran Fondos and Masters, and enjoys pizza – his greatest source of energy at food stops!

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Aitor Mendez


Ride Leader


Aitor Mendez


Ride Leader


Aitor is our young and robust ride leader! Passionate about bike mechanics and cycling, his first love was mountain biking. Aitor is always ready for a “wheelie”, to lend a helping hand and never miss a laugh!

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Sergio Balsamo


Ride Leader


Sergio Balsamo


Ride Leader


Sergio B helps out on many of our Italian trips, and the Campagnolo Experience in particular

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Dani Garcia


Ride Leader


Dani Garcia


Ride Leader


Dani is our Belgium Expert. He’s based near Brussels for most of the year but is a key guide on our Spring Classics trip. He has all the backroad knowledge required to make your Classics trip truly excellent.

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Alex Montañez


Ride Leader


Alex Montañez


Ride Leader


Alex is often the poster boy of Thomson Bike Tours. He’s a brililant rider who’s first love is actually Triathlon.

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Tim Petrick


Ride Leader / Business Consultant


Tim Petrick


Ride Leader / Business Consultant


Tim is based on the west coast of the US and, apart from joining us on some of our key trips each year, has an acute eye for business. Tim helps out on the business-side on a regular basis and is a key “connector”.

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Manuel Pizarro


Ride Leader


Manuel Pizarro


Ride Leader


Manuel is based in Paris and works in the car industry as his day job. He loves to help out during the Tour de France and gives us great SAG support.

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Scotty Main


Ride Leader


Scotty Main


Ride Leader


Scotty is our Australian connection who lives in the French Alps at the foot of Mont Blanc. His clam energy and encouragement will get even the most apprehensive guests to the top of a climb. Happy go lucky, Scotty enjoys helping clients reach their cycling goals. Campagnolo is best.

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Albert Montserrat


Ride Leader


Albert Montserrat


Ride Leader


Albert has always been passionate about sport and for him cycling is the star sport! He has been on a bike since he was 14, and feels he has spent half his life on two wheels! When he is not cycling, you can find him climbing or skiing – always on a mountain! Albert is also a Physiotherapist who has worked in USA with a professional team - World Tour (Team Dimension Data, now NTT Pro Cycling). He defines himself as a very active person who is generous, kind and always willing to help. Albert likes to have goals and improve on them each and every day!

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Marc Vilanova


Ride Leader


Marc Vilanova


Ride Leader


A professional cyclist from 2015 to 2017, Marc is now a Cycling Coach who enjoys sharing his passion and experience in pro cycling with all clients (young and not so young!).

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Ada Xinxo


Ride Leader


Ada Xinxo


Ride Leader


New to road cycling, Ada is a former lover of mountain-biking and the challenges of long distances on wide wheels…She´s cycling crazy!

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Marc Tosas


Ride Leader


Marc Tosas


Ride Leader


Marc is a fireman and a long-distance triathlete, passionate for cycling and bikes! After recently becoming a dad, Marc returns to the 2-wheel circus stronger than ever. He’s always smiling and gentle with the other riders.

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Xavi Gonzalez


Ride Leader


Xavi Gonzalez


Ride Leader


Xavi claims he is an absolute freak of everything related to bikes. He loves riding his road bike and has a background in MTB racing when he was younger. Now he likes riding Grand Fondos like Mallorca 312. Xavi is also a Sports Physical Therapist, and a fan of a nice coffee!

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Rob Bailey


Trip Support Manager


Rob Bailey


Trip Support Manager


An ex- Royal Airforce navigator, Rob is a stalwart of Thomson and brilliantly executes the Thomson SAG. You’ll most likely find him on our VIP trips or the Tour de France. If you are ever lucky to coincide with Rob on a trip, then be prepared to be regaled with fascinating old war stories.

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John Todd


Trip Support Manager


John Todd


Trip Support Manager


When John tandems with Rob on a trip, be prepared to get stomach cramps from laughing. John is old-school van support and as an ex-airforce pilot absolutely loves his maps.

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Gino Duffet


Trip Support Manager


Gino Duffet


Trip Support Manager


Gino is a Spain-based South African. He provides excellent support as a SAG driver and his favorite trips are the Trans-Cantabria and the Trans-Corsica.