Touring Bikes

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What is a touring bike?

Touring Bikes

If you like to take your equipment with you while traveling by bike, a touring bike is your best option. Touring bikes are built for stability while packed, are comfortable over long distances, have a triple crank for smaller gears, come with eyelets in the frame, and fork for attaching racks.

*While it's true that mountain bikes and some hybrids also come with triple cranks, they don't give you the level of comfort necessary to really enjoy your trip.



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