Do Dawes still make touring bikes?

Do Dawes still make touring bikes?

Bike maker Dawes has discontinued the classic Galaxy range of touring bikes, bringing to an end a model that has been a favourite of touring cyclists since its introduction in 1971.

What is the best touring bike for the money?

Best touring bikes

  • Genesis Tour de Fer 30 touring bike. Best set up straight out of the box.
  • Surly Disc Trucker. Best for bombproof reliability.
  • Kona Sutra All Road touring bike.
  • Ridgeback Voyage.
  • Trek 520 disc touring bike.
  • Cube Travel Pro Trapeze touring bike.
  • Salsa Marrakesh Brooks Touring bike.

What size bike do I need Dawes?

Touring bike sizing chart

4′ 10″ – 5′ 1″ 147 – 155 13 – 14
5′ 1″ – 5′ 5″ 155 – 165 15 – 16
5′ 5″ – 5′ 9″ 165 – 175 17 – 18
5′ 9″ – 6′ 0″ 175 – 183 19 – 20

Is Dawes a good bike brand?

The proper Birmingham UK based Dawes may not make their bikes in the UK anymore but they are still designed in Birmingham and are good value, sturdy bikes which generally get very good reviews and are well specced for the money using decent components and a decently made frame.

What is a touring bike used for?

For some people, the touring bike is simply the best all-rounder. Designed for long distances on road, they’re a tougher version of the road bike, with a more relaxed riding position. Tourers are also great luggage carriers, with strong frames, two attachment points for racks and wide tyres to ensure a stable ride.

Is the Dawes Galaxy Super Tourer for sale?

Dawes Galaxy Super Tourer bike for sale. Classic British hand built touring bike. Equipped with Reynolds 531 frame. This bike is in very good condition despite its age. It comes with a side stand and pannier bag as extras.

What kind of bike is a Dawes Galaxy?

Vintage Dawes Galaxy Touring Bike Burgundy 531 Reynolds 23 1/2 inch frame. DAWES GALAXY HAND BUILT IN UK 1994 21″REYNOLDS 531 FRAME.

How big is the tyre on a Dawes tour bike?

Sale includes front pannier racks. Tyre size: 28-622 (700x28c) Collection only. Vintage Dawes Galaxy Tour Super Tourist Reynolds 531 butted tube set 24 speed shimano rsx gears With a luggage rack and clip in pedals

Where can I buy a Dawes city bike?

The galaxy has 27 gears more than e Hybrid City Touring Bike Dawes Kalahari Lightweight Aluminium Frame Just Serviced In very good working condition throughout Available Saturday and Sunday 14.00 until 17.00 Address 8-10 Bannerman Rd Easton Bristol BS5 0RR Glenn 07882214082

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