Tag: touring

Reviews of the Best Touring Bicycles

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When it comes to buying a touring bicycle, most local bike shops will have only one or two models on the floor, if any. It isn’t that they don’t want to sell a high-quality touring bicycle, it is more an issue of economics and what price range the average person comes in the store to buy.

If you go into a local bike store, the price of most bicycles will start around $300 and go to over $1,500 for higher-end racing bicycles and mountain bikes. Most of the bicycles you will see will be in the $500 to $600 range. Unfortunately, a new, high-quality touring bicycle will usually have a price tag of $1,000 or more. And many of the expedition bicycles that can handle almost any touring terrain will start at $2,000 and go up from there.

When considering a new touring bicycle, I use the following selection criteria:

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Bicycle Traveler – a FREE bicycle touring magazine

The magazine

Bicycle Traveler was launched in 2011. We aimed to create a magazine that showcases bicycle travel and delves into why people dream of undertaking round-the-world tours.

BT’s carefully curated collection of articles and photographs are gathered from a diverse group of cycling enthusiasts worldwide. With the recent boom in bicycle touring, our magazine base has grown to more than 25,000 dedicated subscribers.

As BT begins its 9th year, we are more passionate than ever about publishing high-quality content that resonates with our adventure-minded readers and illustrates the wonderful world of two-wheeled travel.

Subscribe (it’s free!) so that you don’t miss out on future editions. We respect your privacy. You can unsubscribe at any time.

The people behind it

Grace Johnson is the founding editor and designer of Bicycle Traveler magazine. Photographer Paul Jeurissen runs the website and his cycle touring and bicycle culture images regularly appear in

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Europe Bicycle Touring: Trips and Advice

Europe Bicycle Touring: Trips and Advice

Europea Bicycle Touring
A non-commercial website.

All rights reserved ©2001-2019

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by David May

 

A non-commercial site.

This non-commercial site presents much of what I have learned in twenty years of bicycle touring in Europe.

You will find here cycling descriptions and photos for many of Europe’s premiere cycling destinations that I have chosen to ride. You can use these to find a bicycle tour meeting your needs—whether a commercial group tour or a self organized trip. For each destination there are a suggested routes to chose from, and practical details for a trip if you are organizing it yourself..

You will also find here as well my opinions and research on general topics such as budgets for European Bike touring, touring styles, bicycle choices and so on. (Self-organized bike tours are much cheaper!)

Sister Site: www.mayq.com, Cycling into and out of Paris on bike paths

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Bicycle Illinois – Illinois’ Bicycle Touring Company

WELCOME
TO BICYCLE ILLINOIS
Illinois’ Bicycle
Touring Company

We
are extremely sad to announce that due to the
extension
of Wisconsin’s Safer at Home Order, GRABAAWR 2020 must
be postponed.
Significantly
more information will be coming promptly for all participants,
vendors, and suppliers.

Registration is
now open
for all
Bicycle Illinois events!

Click
Here
to register for
Bicycle Illinois
(prices
increase April 30th!)


Click
Here
to register for the Illini
Weekend Getaway
Click
Here
to register for the Tri-State
Tour Chicago Century

Click
Here
to register for RAIL North
Click
Here
to register for RAIL South
Click
Here
to register
for our RABGRAI Transportation Service

Registration
is now open for
all Bike Wisconsin events!

Click
Here
to register for the Bike
Northwoods Tour
(prices
increase April 30th!)

Click
Here
to register for SAGBRAW
Click
Here
to register for Will to
Ben

Click
Here
to join our mailing
list!

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