touring bikes

Fuji 2011 Team 2.0

Fuji previews special Team range for UK

23rd November 2010 All for under a grand, famous Far East bike maker commits to big road bike sales with three new models coming in 2011. We like that they're…

Jamis Xenith Pro

Jamis bicycles back in Britain

10th November 2010 A return to the UK for Jamis, a big and well-reviewed value brand in the U.S. Now to be sold in the Evans stores and mailorder. There's…

tourers group test take on the world

group test: Dawes Galaxy £1,149.99

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…

tourers group test take on the world

group test: Pearson Compass Touring £1,199.99

10th November 2010 "Where Pearson’s relatively small operation has the edge on other firms is that you can ask for a custom spec, and have your personal choice of components…

tourers group test take on the world

group test: Ridgeback Panorama £1,249.99

10th November 2010 Ridgeback may be better known for hybrids and commuting bikes, but this fully-featured touring machine sits atop its range. Like the Dalesman it benefits from being a…

tourers group test take on the world

group test: Claud Butler Dalesman £1,074.99

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…

tourers group test take on the world

group test: 4 top tourers verdict

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…