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Dawes Fox: Restoration

Hello all,

2015-03-24 22.52.42.jpgI recently bought this old Dawes Fox road bike which seems to have been stripped down a bit over the years. I use the bike to commute daily and since buying it have fitted a new brooks seat and handlebar tape. The bike is in ok condition but now that the weather is improving- I am considering a light restoration project. Does anyone have any advise/ can anyone recommend what I should consider replacing/ repairing or doing? I was considering new wheels/ brakes to reduce weightarrow-10x10.png slightly and improve brake efficiency. The secondary brake levers on the handlebar are loose and rattle a bit, and when wet- the brakes are not very responsive.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Cheers, Dan.


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Please change your brake set, if you want to lighten your bike, change the wheel set. Most noticeable change. 2cts

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