Decathlon Riverside Touring 920 Review: First Impressions

In this video, Neil reviews the Riverside Touring 920 from Decathlon, a wallet-friendly bike that’s outfitted with tons of bikepacking-ready features, including 33 mounts, an impressive weight capacity, and a dynamo hub and charger. Neil shares his ride impressions, thoughts on the build, and his opinion of this value-forward bike that comes in under $2,000.

The Riverside Touring 920 is part of Decathlon’s larger Touring range that includes two other road-oriented bikes. The Touring 920 caught our attention with its huge selection of mounting points (33 in total), including seat stay cargo mounts, top tube mounts, fork leg mounts, and more. Watch Neil’ review below, then scroll down for more photos, and stay tuned for a more in depth review down the road.

  • Decathlon Riverside Touring 920 Review
  • Decathlon Riverside Touring 920 Review
  • Decathlon Riverside Touring 920 Review
  • Decathlon Riverside Touring 920 Review
  • Decathlon Riverside Touring 920 Review

Riverside Touring 920 Build Kit

The Riverside Touring 920 is built around a triple-butted aluminium frame, carbon fork, and 29 x 2.25″ tires with clearance for 2.4″. It appears to be offered in a single, well-rounded build kit that includes a SRAM Rival 1×11 drivetrain, dynamo front hub with a Cycle2Charge USB port, Brooks Cambium saddle, and Riverside’s own Touring Adventure handlebar with 24° of flare.

  • Frame Triple Butted 60661 Aluminum
  • Fork Riverside Carbon
  • Shifter SRAM Rival
  • Derailleur SRAM Rival, Long Cage
  • Cassette SRAM 11-42T
  • Crankset SRAM Dub, 32T
  • Chain SRAM PC1130, 11-Speed
  • Wheels Sun Ringle Duroc 30
  • Tires Schwalbe Thunder Burt 29×2.25″
  • Front Hub Shimano Deore XT dynamo, 100x12mm
  • Brakes Sram Rival hydraulic disc, 160mm rotors
  • Handlebar Riverside Touring Adventure dropbar
  • Seatpost Aluminum, 31.6mm
  • Saddle Brooks Cambium C15 Carved All Weather
  • Riverside Touring 920
  • Riverside Touring 920
  • Riverside Touring 920
  • Riverside Touring 920
  • Riverside Touring 920
  • Riverside Touring 920
  • Riverside Touring 920

The complete build retails for £1,399 (~$1,869 USD) and is available four sizes from small to extra-large. Learn more at Decathlon.co.uk.

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