I really want to say ‘Yes’ you do need a proper touring bicycle with all the bells and whistles attached when taking on long distance journeys, but from my experience I’m going to say no, no you don’t.
You definitely don’t need to spend hundreds or even thousands of pounds/dollars on a bicycle and kit to take you on a journey. Use the saved money to make your days on the road last longer. My Experience My long distance bicycle touring experience started in 2010 with my bike
This December we bring you the very first #GSAChristmasCountdown Q&A Session.
Every day until Christmas Eve we are bringing you a NEW Q&A Session with some very inspiring and adventurous people. The Q&A Sessions explore their personal adventures highs and lows, kit, who to follow in 2018 and much more.
Days to go... 24 - Aaron Mitchell, read more here.... [Overland motorbike/around the world] 23 - Alex Mason, read more here.... [hiking, cycling] 22 - Alex Staniforth, read