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    Biking Across Canada, Helping Buying Road Bike

    Hi me and a friend of whom I lived with for half a year are planning to Ride across Canada in July or June of 2009.

    And at this point I need to buy a road bike for this and was hoping for some suggestions!

    I will need to be able to put Saddle Bags on the back and over my handle bars. Besides that it just needs to be able to hold a sleeping bag + mat.

    The terrain will pretty much just be road. Will be crossing the 2nd largest country in the World. Moutains, Plains, Hills, Bridges, and everything in between.

    Thanks IN advance!

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    This is more Touring than Road. Perhaps a Mod will move this to the Touring section for ya.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BikinCanada View Post
    And at this point I need to buy a road bike for this and was hoping for some suggestions!
    Do a search for threads on the following bikes:

    Surly LHT
    Trek 520
    Novara Randonee
    Windsor Touring

    Those are the bikes most often discussed on the touring forum, but a search for these will show up several alternatives as well.

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    Thanks for the help.

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