Mountain Bike for Road Touring? | Adventure Cycling Association

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Mountain Bike Road Touring? 23, 2010 least once week, I an email phone call someone asking its okay ride a bike for tour, whether be a trip or cross-country tour. quick answer the question absolutely, but are some behind the and ways can go making it

First off, all riders the privilege owning multiple so if mountain bike all you it may the best, most realistic available. Fortunately, geometry of mountain bike pretty good long distance with a upright riding and clearance fenders and tires. Older bikes often long chain which is for keeping heels clear your rear however, newer oriented mountain are starting shorten up chain stays, is claimed improve traction climbing. This not create issue, but to be of, especially smaller frame .

Most mountain also have very durable to hold against the of off-road There are few aspects a mountain that often people second whether or it can suited for riding. The is that bikes are setup with tires.

This a quick inexpensive fix, there are plethora of tire options that will you a ride on road with rolling resistance. for hauling load along, brakes can cause headaches installing racks. you have brakes and to use make sure search out disc specific rack for wheel size or 29er). examples would the Old Mountain Cold racks. as as Topeak Explorer racks.

If you want to this route, can always with a but again, sure that choose a with the wheel clearance. mountain bike that can some second is the fork. When on the front and/or suspension really going to you much, it probably ruin your either. If have a newer suspension you might able to it out a more ride.

Steel rigid are also inexpensive, and be quickly out by local shop. far as are concerned, with flat can give a more riding position, can also the amount potential hand available when to drop There’s no you can’t drop bars your flat but this means that will have find a set of and brake

If your bike has wheels, don’t any way inferior to road wheels. on how wheel is up, 26 can offer durability with shorter spokes wider rims. fact, there a fair of road bikes that played around smaller 26 650B wheel to take of their in strength. the end, not trying insinuate that should go and purchase new mountain for your road tour.

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This is at riders currently have mountain bike, don’t want invest in second bike their upcoming TOURING GEAR TIPS is by Joshua of Adventure member services It appears highlighting technical of bicycle and advice help better you for journey ahead.

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October 24, 3:10 PM Dave The way cool,its to know i already tour with mountain bike love it.it to me you missed very good that is gearing,most mountain are already low which you might a little climbing will a lot with the gearing.as for a little i dont it a can still 50-60 miles day and me that plenty good. it aint the destanation ABOUT THE happy trails. 30, 2010, PM Reply Little The suspension bikes and disc are in features that the more models have September 7, 12:38 AM Mike Dowsing use a commute frame, front suspension, road wheels, triple road chainring and drop bars. will eat mountainbike.

It’s touring comfort and go on and unsealed with ease. my article: 3, 2011, PM Reply I have using mtn for years would rather that than lht or dummy I a next bike and over 3000 on stock only had replace front bike fell something and the derailler wise would be stock yeah took stock bars on trekking here is vid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNt6KPpCtJQlist=UUdfsaFCOQJ5v6WMJdIElPdAindex=6 15, 2013, PM Reply Comment Post Comment Edit Reply to

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