Idiot question no.3465

col

Veteran
Bigtallfatbloke said:
On my frame is proudly states 'Touring Geometry'. What is touring geometry? How does this compare to 'normal geometry'?:rolleyes:

Im curious too,but at a guess,i would say its for stiffer riding,in races possibly,or a more giving ride for touring,like i said,just a guesss:smile:
 

Membrane

New Member
Bigtallfatbloke said:
On my frame is proudly states 'Touring Geometry'. What is touring geometry? How does this compare to 'normal geometry'?:rolleyes:
Typically longer wheelbase and more relaxed steering rake. This makes a touring bike less nervous compared to your average road bike (steering isn't as sharp).
 

andrew_s

Guru
Location
Gloucester
Membrane said:
Typically longer wheelbase and more relaxed steering rake. This makes a touring bike less nervous compared to your average road bike (steering isn't as sharp).
Also long chainstays stop you clipping the panniers with your heels
 
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