Dawes Ranger rehabilitated


Retro Guru
Long and slack? It’ll never catch on.

Looks great and the big wheels make it look very “normal” for a big frame. I had a 1987 Raleigh Maverick which, although nowhere near the quality as this, looks like it had similar angles. It rode really well on all surfaces and built my leg muscles up as a teenager due to its weight.


Dirt Disciple
“It’ll never catch on.”

Funny you should say that.

(I know irony when I see it!)

Was looking at the spec for a fairly recent Ridgeback, surprisingly similar.

This (steeper seat tube angle)