Supplanting the Super Gala xy as Dawes top tourer, the new Ultra is built with Reynolds best tubeset - 853 - the unique air-hardened steel which actually increases in strength after its welded. Reynolds 853 can therefore be thinner walled, so you get a lighter weight livelier ride. Talking of quality steel, the Tubus racks tubular CrMo construction is lighter and stronger than conventional aluminium rod.
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Reynolds 853 butted steel TIG-welded compact frame.
Mavic T221 36-hole rims.
|Shimano XT QR hubs.|
|DT butted stainless steel spokes.|
|Tyres:||Schwalbe Marathon Slick Dual Compound 700x30 tyres.|
Shimano 105 27-spd Dual Control shifters.
Shimano XT rear/Tiagra front gears.
Shimano 105 chainset 30/42/52t. Shimano splined bb.
|Shimano 105 cassette 11-25.|
|Shimano SPD pedals.|
Long Drop-Forged Road Brakes with Shimano 105 levers.
ITM Kero 3 - comfort shape.
|ITM forged alloy stem.|
|Saddle:||Selle San Marco Rolls leather top on micro adjust seatpin.|
|Rack:||Tubus Cargo rear rack.|
|Mudguards:||SKS P35 mudguards.|
46, 49, 52cm (equivalent to 53, 57 & 59cm non compact).