The bicycle craze of the 1890s was short - lived, but today bicycling is bigger than ever. Bicycles are an almost unbeatable form of exercise and are a great way to go places. Almost anyone can ride a bicycle, and most people probably have at one time or another. It's no wonder that bicycle touring attracts its share of loyal enthusiasts. They enjoy cycling for many reasons, one of the big ones being that they can see the countryside in a whole new way. If you've not tried touring, you'll be surprised at how simple and enjoyable it can be. Bicycle touring is a lot like going on a hike. As with hiking, bicycle touring can be done alone, but it is much more fun with a group. Proper equipment. As in any sport, cycling requires the right equipment.
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