Hi everyone, I have been planning on going on a bike trip from here (PA) to tierra del fuego (southern tip of south america). I've never been on a long bike trip before, I don't have a bike(I have an old trek 930, but , and I don't know what to look for in a bike.
I know the dangers of inherent through out south and central american (esspeically columbia).
By the time I get to mexico I will be in shape(2500 miles from here).
with all that said I need some advice. What should I look for in a bike for such a journey. I plan on towing a trailer, probably a b.o.b.
Any and all advice is very much appreciated.