You Can Move Fast. . .
Somewhere in the transfer of power a slow, burdened hiker becomes inhumanly fast. Credit the gearing. Whatever the magic, the typical traveler can expect to cover four or five times more ground aboard a bike.
Destinations once inconceivable without bus or train assistance are now in the day’s scope.
A hostel bed waiting eighty miles away in Buenos Aires? Go for it.
The quaint Swiss town with everything but a train station? Not a problem. Few immediate destinations are outside the range of the average cyclist.