After several years of telling PEZ-Fans about Thomson Bike Tours’ trips chasing the big rides and races in Europe, it was time to experience one for myself. My arrival to cover the final week of the 2011 Giro coincided perfectly with their Giro KOM trip, and its promise of several days of climbing some big climbs.
Thomson Bike Tours is firmly established as a leading provider of Performance cycling tours to the mountains of Europe. Peter Thomson, co-founder of Thomson Bike Tours describes their Trans-Challenge Series of point-to-point mountain traverses and asks the question: are you ready to ride a Thomson Bike Tour Trans-Challenge?
Barcelona Spring Training: Just about every European pro team hosts their winter training camp on the Mediterranean coast in Spain. Peter Thomson, owner of Thomson Bike Tours, reveals how you can emulate the pros and spend a spring-training week on the Spanish Mediterranean without breaking the family budget….
Thomson Bike Tours are synonymous with demanding cycling routes in the mountains of Europe. Andrew Ward of TBT describes the Thomson Bike Tour Challenge Series, what defines a TBT Challenge and the cycling highlights of each one. He poses the question: Are you prepared to take the Thomson Bike Tour Challenge?
On a typical Thomson Bike Tour trip, riders can climb 2 or 3 cols in one day, so proper nutrition is key to enjoying cycling in the mountains. TBT's Andrew Ward looks at the results of years of research by Hammer Nutrition and its relevance to performance cyclists riding in the mountains on a Thomson Bike Tour trip.
Thomson Bike Tours offer an impressive array of cycling trips around Europe, and after looks at their French and Italian tours, it’s time to visit Spain. TBT's Andrew Ward tells us why their Spring Training in Barcelona could be right for you..
As we’ve shown the past two weeks, Thomson Bike Tours are not known for taking the easy routes on any of their cycle trips, and their Tour of the Dolomites & Italian Alps is no different. TBT's Andrew Ward offers this report on what makes cycling in the Italian mountains unforgettable.
From seaside to mountain tops, on perfect roads - key ingredients for a great cycling vacation. Andrew Ward of Thomson Bike Tours offers this report on why their Trans Pyrenees Challenge could the trip for you in 2009.