BIANCHI AND THOMSON BIKE TOURS JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE NEW CYCLING TRIPS
May 9-16 2014
Thomson Bike Tours powered by Bianchi is an exciting new collaboration that offers a world class Bianchi Italian cycling experience backed by the famed support of Thomson.
2015 DEBUT WITH LOMBARDIA TOUR IN MAY
The first destination of Thomson Bike Tours powered by Bianchi is Lombardia – a cycling paradise in northern Italy. Guests will challenge themselves on the iconic routes of the Giro d’Italia and Giro di Lombardia, on a top-of-the-line Bianchi bike: the highly acclaimed Infinito CV with Countervail vibration cancelling technology. While enjoying the breathtaking panoramas of some of the most legendary roads and climbs in international cycling, guests will enjoy Italy’s rich culture and renowned food and wine. The trip, May 9-16, 2015, is an 8-day experience that will feature the glorious cycling terrain that inspired the Bianchi brand. As an added bonus, guests will have the opportunity to ride the 2015 Granfondo Bianchi-Gimondi in Bergamo. The Granfondo, dedicated to Bianchi, will be one of the highlights of the celebration of Bianchi’s 130th anniversary. In addition to a week of premium cycling, guests will be treated to an exclusive Bianchi factory tour and a VIP dinner at the brand-new Bianchi Cafè & Cycles Milano.
THE HIGHLIGHTS OF LOMBARDIA TOUR
• Explore the spectacular routes of the Giro d'Italia and the Giro di Lombardia on a Bianchi Infinito CV
• Ride the Granfondo Bianchi-Felice Gimondi (one of Italy's most prestigious gran fondos)
• Conquer the infamous Muro di Sormano- “The Wall” and visit Madonna del Ghisallo, the legendary cycling church and museum
• Cross the Italian border to stay and explore luxurious Lugano, the "Monte Carlo of Switzerland"
• Ride the training routes of some of the worlds greatest cyclists in Lugano
• Go inside Bianchi's world with an exclusive Bianchi Factory Tour and VIP dinner at the stylish new Bianchi Café & Cycles in Milan
• Live it up on Lake Como- we’ll stay and ride out of beautiful Bellagio for 2 days
• Receive a complete Bianchi Reparto Corse kit (in celeste!)
The inaugural Thomson Bike Tours powered by Bianchi trip is now live and open for booking on the Thomson Bike Tours and Bianchi.com websites (click here).
Lombardia: A Thomson Bike Tour powered by Bianchi, the first of a series of world cycling adventures that will introduce riders and enthusiasts to the passion and performance of Bianchi. Upcoming editions will explore new destinations and WorldTour events that reveal Bianchi’s past, present and future.
Treviglio (Ita), 2014, November 26th