Specialized Tricross - other similar bikes?
I'm looking for a bike that's suitable for doing some touring with but I don't want an out and out tourer. I'd quite like something I can use for some good general road riding after i've finished with the touring - a 1 off 'end to end' ride. I got some great advice from Rayment cycles in Brighton about the type of bike I should be looking for and they recommended the Tricross due to its larger tires and stronger frame being suitable for riding along gravely cycle paths and its general strength for a heavy rack. I'm just wondering what else is out there from other manufacturers that's similar? I had originally considered a Specialized Secture but the guy I spoke to advised against this for the purpose of the tour, although it would be more fun to ride after... Could I get 32mm or 36mm tires on the Secture?
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