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Thomson Bike Tours and Zwift Partner for Tour de France Trip Giveaway

Complete a 103 km ride this March and you could win a trip to the 103rd Tour de France

Thomson Bike Tours and Zwift have partnered to reward one lucky cyclist with a truly grand prize: a trip to the 103rd Tour de France in the Alps. Contestants enter by joining the Thomson Bike Tours Strava Club and posting a 103 km ride on Strava any day in March with #ThomsonZwiftChallenge in the title. Contestants may complete the 103km challenge outdoor or indoor using Zwift’s state-of-the-art technology.

The winner, announced April 1, 2016, will be invited to join Official VIP Tour Operator, Thomson Bike Tours, for the final week of the 2016 Tour de France on their King of the Mountains Challenge Trip, running July 18-24, 2016, in the French Alps. The trip combines live VIP race viewing of 3 key stages with an ambitious itinerary of riding the iconic mountains of the race, including Alpe d’Huez, Col du Galibier, Col de la Madeleine, Col de Glandon and more. The winner will also receive a free year of Zwift to help them train for the trip.

Zwift and Thomson Bike Tours share a passion for expanding the world of cycling, socially, geographically and competitively, by offering an enhanced rider experience.

Full details can be found at the contest website: https://challenge.thomsonbiketours.com

About Thomson Bike Tours
With a mission of providing avid cyclists with the most enjoyable, rewarding, and challenging cycling experience of their lives, Thomson Bike Tours goes to great lengths to make cycling dreams come true. For 14 years, the leading performance tour operator has introduced ambitious cyclists to the most spectacular places in the world to ride a bike. Their reputation for providing unparalleled support is proven by an astonishing return guest rate. Destinations include all three Grand Tours (Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, Vuelta a España), Spring Classics, Canary Islands, Alps, Pyrenees, Dolomites and more. Thomson Bike Tours is one of 2 Official Premium Tour Operators to the Tour de France. www.thomsonbiketours.com

About Zwift
Built on a long-standing passion for the sport of cycling, Zwift is a company of dedicated cyclists that also happen to be experienced software and video game developers. Combining that passion and deep understanding of the cycling world, Zwift is the first company to use massive multiplayer gaming technology to bring the outdoor cycling experience indoors. Athletes from around the globe can ride with each other in rich 3D generated worlds simply by connecting their existing devices (e.g. trainers, power meters, heart rate monitors, etc) wirelessly via open industry standard ANT+. From friendly competition to casual group rides, Zwift is building a community of like-minded athletes united in the pursuit of a better indoor cycling experience. www.zwift.com

For More Information Contact:
Kate Veronneau
Marketing Director
Thomson Bike Tours
[email protected]


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