About us

Our team

Aigars Paegle the owner of HC Bike Tours cycling in the Dolomites Italy

Aigars Paegle

Ride Leader / Founder

Former Corporate banker now LIVES his dream. By setting up HC Bike Tours, Aigars has realized his dream to make his passion for cycling his job. There is only one reason for that – he LOVES what he does

Read an interview with Aigars here

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Arvis Piziks Ex Pro cyclist HC Bike Tours team member

Arvis Piziks

Ride Leader / Support

Our Ex-Pro who has raced the Tour de France, World Championships, and Olympic games, Arvis is an extremely approachable person. With thorough knowledge of the roads and the regions of Europe as well as racing tactics, it`s never boring with him along for the ride!

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Gita our Back Office Manager - HC Bike Tours

Gita Utinane

Office manager

We can’t all be passionate cyclists, but here at HC Bike Tours we’re all passionate about working together to make your trip an unforgettable experience! Gita is the  HC Tours team member who helps make the trip successful from behind the scene

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HC Bike Tours photographer in Ronda Andalusia Spain

Davis Jansons

Photographer / Support

Davis always does everything as well as possible. He is passionate about what he does. Traveling and other peoples` joy makes him happy. When not helping on tours with HC Bike Tours, he works at the National Television in Latvia

Artis Kalveits Ride Guide at HC Bike Tours riding the lake Como bike trip

Artis Kalveits

Ride leader / Support / Marketing

Artis is a remarkably interesting conversation partner as he has so many skills and interests. A chat with him can last for hours. For him it is not important to be the first or the fastest, he enjoys the process and is happy to help a fellow traveler with moral, physical, or technical support

Andalusia Spain Private bike trip HC Bike Tours phisio

Ugis Zujevs

Support / Physiotherapist

Ugis is an experienced professional sports physiotherapist. After working with professional athletes for many years, he now runs his own physiotherapy company. He is the guy you will definitely want to visit after a long day in the Alps!

Janine Rood

Ride Leader / Content

Janine escaped from high-tech marketing after 25 years of corporate life, to find more time for adventure and experiences. Today she brings her writing skills to HC Bike Tours, when she is not out riding her bike!

Karlis Smilktens

Ride Leader / Coach

A lifetime cyclist, Karlis now a professional coach running his own coaching company. He loves road cycling, but his big passion is mountain biking and enduro. In fact, he specializes in preparing young athletes to reach their goals at the worlds’ level of the mountain bike and cross racing

Adolfs Zunna Ride Guide Cycling Los Picos de Europa with HC Bike Tours

Adolfs Zunna

Ride Leader / Support

Still young, incredibly open, and always smiling. Adolfs never disappoints –  he is knowledgeable, polite, and a great conversation partner. And he is always up for a good ride!