Touring Bikes

Touring bikes are a difficult to define category, meaning for some, hybrids, mountain bikes or road bikes. But the long distance tourer is designed for just that: carrying a fair bit of luggage on rides that last a week, a month, or a year.

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Custom built tourer (2012) with Rohloff 14-speed hub.

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The smile means he likes his new bike. See, it's not a squint - his hat is shading his eyes.