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Dawes Ultra Galaxy 2009

Dawes Ultra Galaxy

Dawes Ultra Galaxy (2009)

Colour:           Brilliant Bronze
Weight:           13.5kg/30lbs (unladen)
Size:             54cm
Frame:            Reynolds 853
Fork:             Double butted Chromoly
Headset:          Cane creek 1.1/8" black alloy
Shifters:         Shimano ST-R600 27 speed STI
Rear Derailleur:  Shimano RD-M770
Front Derailleur: Shimano FR-M4503
Chain:            Shimano HG53
Freewheel:        Shimano CS-M770 11-34T
Front Hub:        Shimano M770 36H QR
Rear Hub:         Shimano FH-M770 36H QR
Rims(F):          WTB Dual Duty XC 700c
Tyres:            Continental Ultra Gatorskins 700 x28 (rear fitted with slime tube)
Bottom Bracket:   Shimano BB40 Hollowtech 48/38/28T
Brakes:           Avid Shorty alloy black cantilever
Brake Levers:     Shimano ST-R600
Handlebar:        FSA alloy butted black
Stem:             NVO forged alloy
Seatpost:         Kalloy 27.2mmx300mm
Saddle:           Brooks B17
Grips:            Velo black cork
Pedals:           Shimano M540 SPD
Mudguards:        SKS Chromoplastic
Carrier:          Tubus cargo
Extras:
Panniers:         Revolution 18ltr
GPS:              Garmin 800 (fully loaded)
Aero bars:        Profile design (for the headwinds)
Handlebar ext:    Minoura swing grip for gadgets

Lots of people on forums ask me what was in my kit list so for anyone who is interested here it is:
1 pannier bag
GPS
GPS lead
lights / batteries
water bottle
Paper map (laminated for backup)
profile daily prints (laminated)
pump
Netbook (to blog and charge equip)
Netbook power
Iphone (with followmee app)
Iphone power lead
iphone ext. battery
wallet/money/debit card
reservation paperwork
train tickets
excel spreadsheet (this one)
camera ditched half way in favour of just phone
batteries (aa)
cycling T-shirt x 2
cycling shorts x 2
thermal x 1
cycling socks x 2
cycling shoes
helmet (170gr)
sunglasses
jacket (Altura Pocket Rocket)
gloves (fingerless)
to take to Ecclefechen (my half way pick up point)
5-1 powder
gels
flap jacks
plastic knife
malt loaf
cling film
toilet tissues
mozzie head net
washing powder
clothes for 1 night (to allow full wash)
cycling t-shirt
bivvy bag
track pump
chain lube
bottle energy drink
new batteries
remaining route paper maps
proper sandals
handlebar bag =
Single rear pannier =

long shorts
shreddies x 1 ??
t-shirt x 1
flip flops
bike lock/keys
multitool (leyzene)
pliers
spare tube
puncture repair kit glueless emery paper
rubber gloves
wet wipes
electricians choc block
shower gel (small)
plastic razor (cut in half)
toothbrush (travel size)
toothpaste (travel)
travel towel
reading glasses
toilet tissues
mozzie head net
washing powder
Assos chamois cream
rennies
suncream
5-1 powder
gels
flap jacks
plastic knife
malt loaf
cling film
plastic box
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