tourer

noun
tour·​er | \ˈtu̇r-ər \

Definition of tourer 

2 : one that tours

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Then, in 2007, Ken Wheeler, an aircraft designer and bike tourer, discovered that the best vibration damping, durability, strength and stiffness came from a hollow bicycle frame made of … wood? Roy M. Wallack, latimes.com, "Summer is calling: Fitness gear to get you outdoors – and moving," 5 July 2018 To accommodate its duties as long-distance tourer, the GT uses load-leveling air springs in the rear multi-link suspension. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2018 BMW 640xi GT: A High-Riding, Roomy Sedan That’s Fun to Drive," 20 Apr. 2018 Why aren’t all luxury grand tourers sold with a long-roof version? Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "Zagato Builds an Aston Martin Vanquish Wagon, and We’re in Love," 23 Oct. 2017 The tuning-fork brand is gunning for Harley with its humongous Star Venture, a full-dress tourer that combines Japanese refinement with a stonking huge V-twin. Davey G. Johnson, Car and Driver, "Niken a Go Go: Yamaha’s Radical New Three-Wheeled Sportbike," 26 Oct. 2017 With long-distance comfort for four passengers, E400 combines the luxury and beauty of a grand tourer with state-of-the-art technology including smartphone integration, a widescreen cockpit and the latest driver-assistance systems. Emma Jayne Williams, star-telegram, "Mercedes-Benz updates its E400 Coupe for 2018, adding elegance, tech features | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 14 Oct. 2017 Stories are a bike tourer’s greatest currency, especially with hosts who have desk jobs and dream of returning to the road. Katie Kramon, idahostatesman, "Warm Showers offers hospitality for road-weary cyclists, at no charge," 1 May 2017 Stories are a bike tourer’s greatest currency, especially with hosts who have desk jobs and dream of returning to the road. Katie Kramon, idahostatesman, "Warm Showers offers hospitality for road-weary cyclists, at no charge," 1 May 2017 Warm Showers started small in 1993, but its website now lists 39,000 hosts and 89,000 bicycle tourers — people who hit the road for extended long-distance trips — in 175 countries. Katie Kramon, idahostatesman, "Warm Showers offers hospitality for road-weary cyclists, at no charge," 1 May 2017

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First Known Use of tourer

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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