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Dawes Galaxy Cross: First ride

Dawes Galaxy Cross

Matt Lamy gets his hands on a pre-production version of Dawes’s new Galaxy Cross. Could this be the perfect commuter?

Dawes Nomad: First Ride

Dawes Nomad

Marrying a traditional Reynolds touring frame with the latest Shimano Alfine 11-speed hub could have resulted in an ugly beast, but we think Dawes has brought out the best for the Nomad

2011 new bikes: Dawes developments

Dawes-Galaxy

17th February 2011

The 2011 Dawes launch saw tweaks to the classics but a pleasant surprise were some credible-looking audax bikes and a classic frame for sensible money.

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: Dawes Galaxy £1,149.99

tourers group test take on the world

10th November 2010

For almost 40 years the Dawes Galaxy has been the first choice for anybody requiring an off-the-peg, long-distance, weight-carrying bicycle. So it seems only right that a 2010 model should be the first bike we test here.

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.”