One of the most contentious and highly subjective subjects commonly found on bicycling blogs are gear reviews. They are often nothing more than personal preferences based upon unique experiences using individual products. Well dear reader, I will offer you nothing more than my highly opinionated reports based upon my very limited and unprofessional experience with just the stuff I have.
2016 - Dawes Galaxy Shots
My trusty steed certainly showed her metal in 2016. In her fifth year she almost hit 35k. I slightly modified her for my 55 for 55 event by removing the front and rear pannier racks and using a Carradice saddle bag instead.
Plus I used my trailer quite a bit to promote the ride.