Touring bicycles come in three varieties – the road, the recumbent, and the tandem. In this article we help you decided which one is right for you.
The perfect economical vacation – touring by bicycle
There are bicycles on the market for every possible type of cycling. Depending on your needs, you can find an excellent bicycle in your price range for any type of activity.
The touring bicycle is designed for cyclists who want to ride from Point A to Point B on bicycle, and bring camping gear, changes of clothes and food along with them. These bicycles have racks, otherwise known as panniers, mounted on the front and rear of the frame for carrying this extra gear. The bikes are designed with a large wheelbase, mounting points for mudguards, and triple water bottle mounts so there’s no danger of the rider going thirsty!
Touring bicycles come in three styles: the road, recumbent and tandem bikes. As with any bike, each of these styles has its own advantages and disadvantages. Know your needs and investigate each style, offered by several different companies, to get the best one for your needs.
When choosing a road touring bike,...