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Dawes Rat bike

Built this up over lockdown and now use it every day. It started of as a pub bike build but, as I expected, I started upgrading parts and now I am too attached to call it one anymore.

vintage Dawes

vintage Dawes

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Brompton 170mm crankset / VP Components BC73

EVV Pedals

Novatec cog / Brompton 54 tooth / Sram PC 1 nickel chain

Sonder Aspect riser / Orbea Orca drop bars / Deda quill stem adapter / specialized 120mm -17

Sonder Kura / Karlin Avenir 26mm

One Shimano Dur Ace BR-7800

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic Krysium SL / Thickslick 25mm

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Weinmann Rim / Novatec Sealed Bearing / Continental GP4000s 25mm

BLB large front rack / Tao Pipe bike pedal straps

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. new cockpit

Current Stage Info:

wanted to convert to threadless and also wanted to try a quill adapter.

Added by Snakeye62. Last updated about 3 years ago.

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