are only a few good
choices when buying a high grade touring bike |
Trek 520, Windsor Tourist, Co-Motion Nor'Wester, Rivendell Atlantis,
and so on. These bikes are all high grade touring specific bikes that
have many features in common - including price tags well over $1200.
You can do whatever you want with a Windsor Tourist, but if
anything like the guys at Windsor, you're gonna want to travel
unfamiliar blue-line highways on this bicycle. Maybe ride it to your
Windsor's product engineers designed this bike for comfortable loaded
touring. The angles of the butted, cro-moly frame are relaxed for
stability, the wheelbase is long, the clearances around the wheels
sufficient for fat, sturdy tires and fenders.
The wheels are especially strong, each built with 36, 14-gauge spokes
laced into strong, double-wall aluminum rims with comfy riding Kenda
Euro Trek long-distance tires on them.
drivetrain, upgraded this year, is a durable mix of Shimano's smooth
shifting road and mountain components. Its a wide-range 27-speed
Shimano TiagraSTI/Sora/Deore setup, gears for the Smokies (up and down) and
the desert southwest. The powerful yet simple, cantilever brakes are
upgraded this year too.
Touring comes with:
+FREE REAR ALUMINUM RACK WITH STAINLESS HARDWARE
+FREE GROUND SHIP TO 48 STATES included in price of bike
AND a spare-double spoke-holder on the left chainstay. (Spare spokes not included)
The fork is also drilled for the ultra-stable low rider racks if you
are really going to carry a load
can buy a Touring and never leave town. But
if, come spring, you find yourself unfolding maps and staring out your
The TOURIST comes in SMALL 43cm / 17inch / WITH 28.5 INCH STANDOVER
& TT OF 515mm
AND SMALL/MEDIUM 49cm / 19inch / WITH 30 INCH STANDOVER & TT OF
AND MEDIUM 54cm / 21inch / WITH 31 INCH STANDOVER & TT OF 540mm
AND MEDIUM/LARGE 58cm / 23inch / WITH 32.5 INCH STANDOVER
AND LARGE 64cm / 25inch / WITH 34 INCH STANDOVER & TT OF 585mm
We sell lots of bikes but it is generally hard to get any
specific designs at less than $1200 up. The WINDSOR TOURIST is perfect
for the Tourist, Commuter or Trekking Rider who wants a top quality
bike - but does not want to spend over $1000 to do it. The TOURIST's
ride, quality and looks are fantastic!
Click here to Read about some customers who rode over 4,000 miles across the United States on their Windsor Tourists.