What equipment does Backroads provide on my trip?

Bikes are included on all Biking Trips and Multi-Adventure Trips with biking. Our custom bikes have titanium frames to deliver the ideal combination of lightness, responsiveness and comfort. Check out our full bike fleet, including our Performance bike, E-bike and Touring bike, carbon upgrades and tandems as well as kids’ bikes. (Carbon bikes, tandems and e-bikes are location—and/or trip—dependent; note that carbon upgrades and tandems are available in select locations by request for a fee, subject to availability). 

Also included: bike helmets; Wahoo GPS device for biking routes; water bottles; trunk bags for storage on bike; gel seat for added cushion on bike; safety triangles; lock and cables; two panniers (for tandem bikes only).

On Walking & Hiking Trips and Multi-Adventure Trips, we include water bottles; hiking poles*; paper directions (upon request) and overview maps for walking activities. On select Snow Adventure trips, we include snowshoes or Yaktraks. 

*Trips in Europe include Leki Trekking poles that extend to 145 cm or Tracks which extend up to 147cm. Trips in North America, Latin America, Asia & the Pacific include Black Diamond “Trail Back” poles which extend to 140cm.