FS Dawes Gran Tour 725 53cm

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FS Dawes Gran Tour 725 53cm

Postby SIL4 » 26 Jul 2020, 2:06pm

2016 Dawes Gran Tour 725, 53cm, completely original specification as follows:

Frame Reynolds 725 Double Butted
Fork Reynolds chromoly fork blades with butted chromoly steerer
Front Derailleur Shimano FD-4603 Tiagra
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT 10-speed
Shifters Shimano Tiagra STI Levers 30 spd
Chainset Shimano FC-T551 (48-36-26T)
Bottom Bracket Shimano SM-BB52
Cassette Shimano 10 spd CS-HG62 (11-34T)
Chain KMC X-10
Brakes Shimano BR-R517 mechanical
Handlebars 420mm with 120mm drop
Stem A-head 90mm
Headset FSA Orbit Aheadset 1 1/8"
Grips Black cork tape
Rims 26" Mavic XM319, black
Hub 36H Shimano Deore HB-M525
Spokes 14G (with spare spokes in l/h seat stay spoke holder)
Tyres Schwalbe Supreme 26 x 1.6" (plus 1 x new Supreme and 2 x unused original Marathon 26 x 1.75" with GreenGuard)
Saddle Brooks Cambium
Seat post 27.2mm x 300mm micro adjust
Pedals Shimano SPD combination platform.

Fitted with Tubus Logo alloy rack, 2 x bottle cages, SKS chromo plastic mudguards (with front extender) and frame-fit pump.

It's seen limited dry road miles only, has never been loaded or toured and has been kept under cover in the garage: it is immaculate and unmarked apart from minor scuffing to the crank arms and a little bar tape wear.

This is probably the last and best quality model made by Dawes. The finish is excellent and it's extremely well built. It combines Shimano Tiagra road and Deore/XT MTB components and a spare, new like-for-like XT rear derailleur is included.

It was bought for an intended LEJOG but then I relocated and life got in the way (any excuse) and since then it's had road use as an occasional alternative to my road bike, which now needs replacing. It won't get used for its intended purpose and, having sold a number of other bikes on here recently, I am moving to just one bike.

Selling for £1200 ono, buyer collects from Cambs. Ian (07919 305112)
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