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    touring bike-which should I buy?

    I am new to touring but not cycling. Would like to know what is a good touring bike to buy for beginning touring?

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    check the sticky "newbie guide"

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    Quote Originally Posted by babysaph
    I am new to touring but not cycling. Would like to know what is a good touring bike to buy for beginning touring?
    You might want to check out the touring bikes from Bruce Gordon Cycles at:
    www.bgcycles.com
    Also, they are made in the USA - if that means anything to you.
    Regards,
    Bruce Gordon

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    You might want to give some more details in your request: What type of touring do you want to do? What is your budget? What is your size? Do you want to buy a complete bike or just a frame? Is buying an American made frame important to you? Do you want to buy locally, or is buying online an option?

    Without knowing any of the above; I would recommend the Bruce Gordon Frames. If it is a touring bike you want; there are few better than the BG's.
    Rivendell Alantis, Rivendell Rambouillet, Klein Adroit, Co Motion Big AL

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    A well known tourer is the Trek 520. A popular choice is the Surley Long Haul Trucker, but I believe Surley only sells the frame and you or the LBS have to build it up. Fuji sells a touring model, which I have seen on sale at an LBS.
    EDIT Never mind, check the sticky
    Last edited by cooker; 03-16-06 at 09:31 AM.

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