Best Touring Bikes 2019 Comparison Tables
We analyzed over a dozen professional reviews, drew on our own personal experience, and consulted with long-time bike tourers and a bike mechanic to pick our best touring bikes for 2019. The tables below summarize the data we collected in the process.
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price, extras, warranty, reviews
The table below summarizes the price, extras included, warranty, and notable reviews.
|MODEL||PRICE||EXTRAS INCLUDED||WARRANTY||NOTABLE REVIEW|
|$1,680||Front and back racks, clip-in pedals||Lifetime frame warranty for original owner||Road.cc|
|$1,550||None||3 years limited warranty on frame against defects||Going Around Places|
|$1,275||None||3 years limited warranty on frame against defects||Tom's Bike Trip|
|$1,199||Rear rack, touring pedals w/ clips and straps||Lifetime frame warranty for original owner||Cyclingabout|
|$999||Rear rack, touring pedals w/ clips and straps||Lifetime frame warranty for original owner||Cyclingabout|
build, notes, pros & cons
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|MODEL||BRAKES||FRAME||WEIGHT LIMIT (POUNDS)||NOTES||PROS||CONS|
|Disc||Chromoly||275||700cc. Can fit 29x2 tires for off road. Front rack 33 lb capacity. Rear rack 55 lb. Racks are aluminum||Exceptional value for a complete road touring bike||Relatively low weight limit (275 lbs for the rider, bike, and gear)|
|Disc||Chromoly||330||Comes in a 26" or 700c Model||Same time tested quality of the LHT with disc brakes||Does not include racks or pedals.|
|Rim||Chromoly||330||Comes in a 26" or 700c Model||Time tested standard for road bike touring... reliable, good quality, excellent at carrying heavy loads, capable of accomodating larger tires for gravel or dirt roads.||Does not include racks or pedals|
|Disc||Chromoly||355||700c tires||Great value for an entry-level touring or commuter bike.||Rear rack is only rated for 40lbs. Several reviewers noted that the seat is not comfortable.|
|Rim||Chromoly||355||700c tires||Great value for an entry-level touring or commuter bike.||Rear rack is only rated for 40lbs. Several reviewers noted that the seat is not comfortable.|