Old 07-26-16, 03:46 AM
Walter S
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Originally Posted by saddlesores View Post
some riders will use buses/trains to skip boring sections. others will fly from city
to city....and do a circuit of the area then move to next location. point is they
are riding 100% under their own power during the tour.
Right. I've gone on multiple tours where I road "the whole way" on my bicycle, then took the train home. If I ride for 2,000 miles on my bicycle and then ride the train home have I broken some kind of rule and can't say it was a bicycle tour? Of course not. It's just part of carving out a route for the bicycle tour that fits in your allowed vacation time.
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