bikes and equipment on tours

Bikes & Equipment

High quality bikes & equipment used on our tours

At Grasshopper Adventures, we pride ourselves on providing you with top quality bicycles and cycling equipment in order to ensure your bike adventure through Asia goes as smoothly as possible. Take a look at the bikes we offer for each country and their features that provide the utmost comfort for your cycling journey.


Multi-day tour bikes

Cannondale Quick 1 Disc bike

Cannondale Quick 1 Disc

Available on tours in Japan and selected tours in Bhutan, Thailand and Taiwan.

Hybrid bikes are ideal for Japan’s well-maintained roads. The Cannondale Quick 1 Disc bikes are fixed fork (no suspension), flat handlebar hybrid bikes with mid-width fast rolling tires and hydraulic discs for braking confidence. The Quick provides a smooth ride, with a lightweight frame and a reliable and performance geared Shimano 105 drivetrain perfectly suited to the Japanese conditions.

Cannondale CX3 bike

Cannondale CX 3

Available on tours in Cambodia and selected tours in Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. 

These bikes are well suited to the Grasshopper touring style and terrain typically encountered in Cambodia. Fast and smooth rolling 700cc wheels, lockout front suspension and a riding position that offers a good balance of upright comfort and forward-riding efficiency make rides on regular, rough or unpaved roads a pleasant experience for everyone. A true do-it-all bike for touring, with a class-leading lightweight build and powerful hydraulic disc brakes.

 

Cannondale Carbon Ultegra SE bike on Japan bike tours

Synapse Carbon Ultegra SE

Available as an upgrade on tours in Japan.

These premium, durable carbon-frame bikes from Cannondale are available as an upgrade. These most reliable all-rounders will make every road feel like tarmac. For those who are accustomed to riding on drop bars, these bikes will be a lasting memory of the touring experience.

 

lynskey Cooper CX Titanium bike

Lynskey Cooper CX Titanium

Available as an upgrade and on self-guided tours.

Designed with adventure in mind, these premium bikes have a multi-use frame to provide the ultimate flexibility for rides on a wide variety of terrain. The larger titanium tubeset, bi-axially ovalized downtube and top tube cable routing keep mud out of the drivetrain. The ultimate bike to take you anywhere.

 

GT avalanche sport bike

GT Avalanche Sport

Available on tours in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Myanmar.

These imported GT mountain bikes are high quality, with an aluminum frame and full hydraulic disk brakes. Lightweight, fast, and easily maneuverable, the Avalanche Sport is ideal for both narrow tracks and open road.

 

Merida Matts bike

Merida Matts 6.2V

Available on tours in Thailand and Myanmar.

These lightweight mountain bikes equipped with V brakes are perfect for a ride around cities such as Bangkok or Mandalay.

 

 

Giant AnyRoad

Giant AnyRoad

Available on tours in Northern Vietnam.

In order to help you enjoy more difficult terrain, the versatile Giant AnyRoad bikes are lightweight with a taller headtube, flat bar, and increased standover clearance. A wide range of gears, powerful disc brakes, and puncture resistant tires will make it easier to conquer a variety of different terrains.

 

Giant FastRoad bike on Taiwan bike tours

Giant FastRoad

Available on tours in Taiwan.

You’ll feel like flying on these lightweight bikes that combine all the best features of a road bike with the additional control of a flat handlebar. True to their name, the FastRoads also provide efficiency and a smooth, comfortable ride.

 

Trek 4300 bike

Trek 4300

Available on tours in Bhutan.

These dependable, high-quality bikes provide flexibility for a variety of riding conditions, with a light frame and powerful hydraulic disc brakes. Great for a cycle around town or more undulating trails that require a powerful mountain bike.

 

Merida Matts 40 D bike

Merida Matts 40 D

Available on tours in Thailand and Sri Lanka.

These lightweight mountain bikes come with a lever to lock the suspension fork or shock unit, allowing for ease on bumpy terrain as well as sprints. With hydraulic disc brakes to make the downhills more secure, these bikes are great for touring.

Trek E-bike

 

 

Trek E-bikes

Available on some tours in Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Make more incredible itineraries accessible with a pedal-assist E-bike! These lightweight, stylish bikes include a mid-drive system for natural balance and reliable hydraulic disc brakes. As you pedal normally, an electric motor amplifies your stroke to the degree you choose. Otherwise, e-bikes provide a normal cycling experience.

 

Trek E-bike

 

Giant E-bikes

Available on some tours in Taiwan.

Make more incredible itineraries accessible with a pedal-assist E-bike! These lightweight aluminium build, stylish bikes include a mid-drive system for natural balance and reliable hydraulic disc brakes. As you pedal normally, an electric motor amplifies your stroke to the degree you choose. Otherwise, e-bikes provide a normal cycling experience.

 

Trek MT220 Kid Bike

Used on day and multi-day tours in Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Sri Lanka.

This sturdy aluminum kid-sized mountain bike is made with twist shifters and a 21-speed Shimano drivetrain to allow young ones to have an easier time climbing and going the distance. Linear-pull brakes have powerful stopping power for the utmost safety to keep parents’ minds at ease.

 

Trek Mt60 bike

Trek MT60 Boy Kid Bike

Used on day and multi-day tours in Thailand.

This light, aluminum-framed mountain bike features a suspension fork to make bumpy rides smoother as well as a 6-speed drivetrain. Powerful linear-pull brakes assist in providing utmost safety for young riders.


Day Tour Bikes

GT Avalanche Sport Bike 2018

Cambodia

Brand new GT Avalanche Sport 2018

GT Avalanche bike

Myanmar - Inle Lake

GT Avalanche sport

 

Merida matts 40D bike

Myanmar - Bagan & Mandalay

Merida Matts 40D

Thailand

Merida Matts 6.2V

Vietnam

GT Avalanche Sport

 


Equipment

Wahoo GPS

Wahoo ELEMNT

On all Featured and Self-guided tours we provide Wahoo ELEMNT bike computers for additional navigational support. These are the latest in user-friendly navigation tech from Wahoo Fitness. With Wahoo devices you will be able to track your progress and monitor your route. Beyond their basic setup, the geek-cyclists will find Wahoo ELEMNTs to be excellent data mining devices allowing to measure almost any aspect of the ride.

 

Weehoo Bike Trailer

Weehoo

For families with young children, we provide these bike trailers that feature a comfortable seat and pedals for your young one to get involved in your active adventure. These trailers are safe, convenient, and fun to use and will allow you to bring the whole family along on tour.

 

Trek tag along

Trek Tag-along

For slightly older children, we have Tag-Alongs that function as a tandem bike and allow for kids to get involved without having to take on an entire cycling tour by themselves.


Included Gear on Tours

Gears included in Grasshopper Adventures bike tour

On each Grasshopper tour, guests will be provided with a bike, helmet and bike bag to store valuables as they ride for the duration of the tour.

In addition, our day tour participants will receive a Grasshopper water bottle to take with them once the tour is completed. For our multi-day tour travelers, each cyclist will receive a high-quality cycling jersey from the country of their tour as well as a water bottle to take with them as a memento.