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group test: Take on the world with 4 top tourers

tourers group test take on the world

10th November 2010

Matt Lamy gets all misty eyed about touring in France with Dad. Time to see if touring bikes, and British touring bikes at that, are still as good as the memories.

group test: Claud Butler Dalesman £1,074.99

tourers group test take on the world

10th November 2010

“On flat, smooth surfaces the frame shape encourages pure speed. But once you hit even mildly rough stuff, bad vibes come up the seat tube and along your elongated upper body.”

group test: 4 top tourers verdict

tourers group test take on the world

10th November 2010

“The Panorama actually couldn’t be more different. There’s far less outright charm or character, but it makes up for that with pannier-loads of ability. It also benefits from being a thoroughly modern touring bike.”