(larger photos under the thumbnails)
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Richard's Bicycle Book recommended the Dawes Galaxy as an affordable
tourer back in the early 1970's. Main tubes are unbutted Reynolds
Drive train. Stronglight crank is original. I replaced the broken
Simplex deraileurs with Campy stuff
(rear is a Gran Turismo boat anchor).
Untimely change is the six speed freewheel 14-34.
those engraved GB bars
better lug brazing than my other Dawes. This one has a gold badge
while the other has silver trim.
Funny little hickup on the lower lug.
still on the front wheel
That's a "Jim Blackburn" rack, one of the early Blackburns.
bar end plugs. "DAWES - BULBHOLDER INSIDE"
the "new" Dawes Galaxy with My