Price: About $600
Specs: Aluminium frame, steel fork, lower-end Shimano components, front and rear mudguards, resin pedals.
Who has used it: It’s relatively new and untested. If you find a review, please tell us!
Upsides: Everything you need to get started at a cheap price. A great beginner’s touring bike and you won’t be crying too much if it’s stolen.
Downsides: Nothing is particularly high quality. You won’t be able to carry much luggage on this without some serious upgrades.
For more information: Dawes Website