BEST BIKES FOR LONG DISTANCE TOURING

If you want to take a break from daily life and enjoy a long, adventurous ride on a bicycle then you need to read this article because I am listing some of the best long-distance touring bicycles, which are used by many customers around the globe and are best in performance .

 

Misa Giramondo 27.5

Highly preferred touring bike and one of the bestselling bikes for long-distance traveling it comes with 40-millimeter tires, which are quite broad, and its frame can easily accommodate 50 millimeters slick tires. The 2020 variant of this bike is around $1190, these bike features are modern and the bike comes with a relaxing geometry, and it also comes with a low rider rack on the front along with a tubus cargo rack on the rear side. This bike is constructed from double-butted tig welded tubing and it is a combo for bike packing and touring and it is good for long rides But it has an old, primitive bike design but that design suits riders quite well. The best feature in the current model is the new segmented fork. The fork also has Dynamo hub wire routing, the model of 2018 is a little bit costly, but yes, the price is reasonable because of the great features of this bicycle. The best part about this bicycle is that it comes with 25 years of guarantee and a huge load carrying capacity. It is relatively light and It is easier to handle and carry. 

Masi Updates the Giramondo 27.5 for 2018 - BIKEPACKING.com

This bike comes with a KMC X 10 change system. It also comes with their WTB volt sports saddle. 

Niner RLT9 Steel


It comes with all the new RDO carbon fiber fork. it is a combination of a steel frame and a carbon fork.This bike is great and comfortable if you are planning to go on a long ride. it has an excellent tire clearance and a space for 50C tires on some models, not all. it comes with two-wheel sizes 650B and 700C.
It is released in 2019, and it rocked the market. it does not have any kind of suspension. Both men and women can easily ride this bike without any problem, the manufacturers of this bike are claiming that this bike can handle a weight of 45 LB upfront and 55LB at the rear end, which is higher than what most of the experts are saying. The fork of this RLT 9 bike is quite heavy, which is not suitable for serious riding.

RLT 9 Steel | Adventurous Gravel Bike | Niner Bikes


on the other hand, it comes with many great features such as the carbon frame of this bike is smooth and the steel part provides superior damping on off road conditions. This bike is known for its versatility it act as a gravel bike and a commuter bike and a touring bike, It works on all three roles perfectly. It comes with a hydraulic SRAM red disc brake, which is quite impressive when it comes to stopping power. It comes with both front and rear rack fenders and is compatible with bio-centric thirty for using Singlespeed. They both offer a smooth ride and a good and durable body. Some users have complained that the bike’s front end is quite stiff, and there are fewer mounting places to carry panniers and water bottles

Salsa Marrakesh Drop Bar Brooks

This bike comes with our triple-butted Chromoly steel frame, which is quite unique and Shimano Deore’s 3×9 drivetrain works precisely and there is a lot of space for panniers. The frames in Marrakesh can easily accommodate 700×40c tires. This model is released in 2015, one problem with this bike is its heavyweight. The frame of this bike is robust and many eyelets and accessories can be attached to it. It is a bit costly, you can get this bike at 1599$ and it has a wheel size of 700c it doesn’t support any other wheel size. This bike comes with a frame of steel and it had disc brakes. The steel frame helps in dampening the vibrations. The Marrakesh comes with a Brooks b 17 saddle and mechanical disc brakes.

Marrakesh Deore Drop Bar | Salsa Cycles

Surly Pack Rat-2020

This model comes in green color only and it has a wheel size of 26 inches.

It has a front hub of Formula RB-51 32h QR and a rear hub of Formula RB-52 32h QR. This bike has Alex Adventurer 2 rims and a stem of ProMax 31.8 4 bolt. it comes with Shimano tiagra ST 4700 brake levers and it has a fantastic Seatpost of Promax SP 2016 and a WTB volt sport peddle, coming with a chain of KMC X10EL-1 and Shimano tiagra FD 4700 as front derailleur and Shimano tiagra RD 4700-GS as rear derailleurs, it costs around 1475$ the weight distribution is precise in this bike and the pack rat’s front cargo design diminishes the steering problem. Both 650b and 700c tires models are available. This bike has Tektro CR 720 brakes and has micro shift 10-speed cassette.

Surly Pack Rat front loads w/ two wheel sizes for new light touring rig -  Bikerumor

These 3 bikes should be on your wishlist if you’re planning to buy a long-distance touring bike. These bikes are already reviewed by many tourists and renowned athletes.

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