Is Dawes a good bike brand?
Dawes are still superb bikes. Most frames are machine mitred, no matter where they are made, which makes for a very accurate joint, lugged or otherwise. People that have something against the newer Dawes frames usually have the older ones and need to feel superior in some way.
Are Dawes bikes lightweight?
The Discovery 201 is designed to be a general purpose leisure and commuting bike. Dawes says: “Newly developed for 2020, we’ve stripped the Discovery 201 back to become a simple, lightweight and low maintenance machine.
Are Dawes still making bikes?
Dawes Cycles is a bicycle manufacturer based in Castle Bromwich, England. Dawes produces a range of bikes including road, mountain bikes and tandems, but is best known for touring bikes, specifically the Galaxy and the Super Galaxy model lines….Dawes Cycles.
|Owner||Tandem Group plc|
Is Poseidon a good bike?
This bike feels sturdy, which is more than I can say for its few price-point competitors. The internal cable routing is a really nice and unexpected touch that makes this bike appear way more expensive than it is. The Redwood sports Poseidon’s very own Adventure Bars with 24° flare.
What size Dawes bike do I need?
Touring bike sizing chart
|RIDER HEIGHT||FRAME SIZE SUGGESTED|
|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|
How old is my Dawes bike?
To get the age of the frame check the serial number on the bottom of the BB. The first 2 digits are the year the next 3 are the serial number for that year ( or is it the other way round).
Where are Dawes bikes made?
Dawes suppliers are overseas. The assembly is at Castle Bromwich.
What is the difference between 650b and 700c?
The difference between 650b and 700c is the diameter of the rims. 650b wheels measure 584 mm in diameter. 700c wheels measure 622 mm in diameter. 650B wheels are 38mm (about 1.5”) smaller than 700c.
Are Poseidon bikes made in the USA?
Our bikes are manufactured in a factory that we own and operate, ensuring quality while giving you an affordable price. Our legacy of in-house manufacturing gives us the power and experience to source, design, and build the highest-value bikes and components on the market.
How do I date my Dawes bike?
Where is the frame number on a Dawes bike?
Most bicycles have a frame number stamped into the metal under the bottom bracket. If it’s a carbon frame, the number will be etched into the surface or displayed on a sticker.