Dawes Super Galaxy Question.


New Member
Jan 11, 2011
[COLOR= rgb(24, 24, 24)]I'm new to touring bikes and planning a big tour, have a quick question.[/COLOR]
[COLOR= rgb(24, 24, 24)]Just been offered a Dawes Super Galaxy [/COLOR]
[COLOR= rgb(24, 24, 24)]He thinks it around ten years old.[/COLOR]
Waiting for pictures to be sent.

He says:
[COLOR= rgb(24, 24, 24)]Incl bike fully built as is,with 1 front pannier bar bag incl map[/COLOR]
pouch,2 x rear panniers all carradice super c (black) and lowe alpine
rain cover and brooks b 17 (as new) I'd have to get 900 euro no less.
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[COLOR= rgb(24, 24, 24)]Its immaculate all round.[/COLOR]

Hardly used by the look of it

Front sti shifters are badly scratched,and its a triple with
everything working perfect, its basically ready for touring right now
except for some lights

Tyres are as new schwalbe marathons

Wheels are handbuilt double butted spokes

Titanium screws used where possible for weight reduction

Stem is 110mm quill type

2 x water carriers with screws for a 3rd on underneath
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[COLOR= rgb(24, 24, 24)]Waiting on pictures, but to me it sounds quite expensive for a 10 year old bike €900 ($1202) even with upgrades and bags.[/COLOR]
[COLOR= rgb(24, 24, 24)]Am I right or wrong??[/COLOR]
I'm thinking you're right about the price, although it may be a nice bike. Nothing about the frame, but perhaps you're already familiar. Had to laugh about the titanium screws for weight reduction. We're talking about loaded touring here, are we not? Think Diet Coke with a double cheeseburger and jumbo fries!