Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Liberty, Missouri
Bikes: 1946 Hobbs of Barbican | 1966 Paramount P-13 | 1971 Raleigh International | 1982 Gazelle AA Champion Mondial Special | 1980s Freschi Supreme Super Cromo | 1985 Katakura Silk | 1989 Waterford PDG Paramount | 2012 Boulder Brevet | 2014 Cycles Toussaint
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Nigel Bean or Nigel Dean? I ran across a "Dean" when I was in Scotland a year or so back.
This is the Nigel Dean Touring bike and the proud owner, "Actually, it's my wife's bike...have heard of 'Nigel Dean' bikes, have you? (I hadn't) Is it famous? Is it worth anything?"
He told me it had been on the ferry when it sank, got recovered a few days later along with the ferry, dried out and cleaned of the salt water, and been ridden ever since. Must be one heckuva good construction!
Arran Island, Scotland