This Dawes Espresso is modelled on a traditional gents bike but it has modern touches. It has Shimano Altus 9spd gears with Rapidfire shifters to help on hills but has Shimano hydraulic disc brakes to stop quickly and easily. It also has mudguards to keep your clothing clean when cycling so that you do not have to wear cycling gear when riding it. It has 700C wheels with 14G stainless steel spokes with a 21 inch heritage style chromoly frame. It also has Shimano hydraulic brake levers and disc brakes. The handlebar has a 26mm rise, 33 degree backsweep and are 610mm wide.