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A Vintage Dawes Galaxy Reviewed, and Compared to a Later Touristique
Dawes was formed from the band Simon Dawes after the departure of co-songwriter Blake Mills ,  subsequently abandoning a post-punk sound in favor of folk rock. Original keyboardist Tay Strathairn did not appear on Nothing Is Wrong due to other commitments and was temporarily replaced by Alex Casnoff. Strathairn returned to the band in late They also performed the song "Things Happen" on the show. Duane Betts joined the band as a member of their touring ensemble in June , performing as an auxiliary guitarist. Three months later, the departure of keyboardist Tay Strathairn was announced in a Facebook post.
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But with the Dawes Galaxy Cross I felt a different approach was needed. You see, from the moment I clapped eyes on this little beauty at the Dawes dealer roadshow in January, I already had visions of what this bike would be. If I can dabble in romantic notions for a moment, I thought it would make an ideal daily companion for those who might not preen over their machines as much as shaven-legged roadies, but who undoubtedly engender a far closer relationship with their two-wheeled partner every morning and evening commute.
Updated 8. I wasn't around at the time When it came to my turn to have my own bike somewhere in the mids Dawes bikes were like very many things in those days, they were for the middle-classes, but working-class folk, recognizing their worth saved up for them With a bit more money to spare then brands such as Carlton, Claud Butler, Viking, Falcon, Wearwell became a possibility, thereafter followed the hand-built thoroughbred lightweights