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Fred Dean - 1958

Submitted by Bob Johnson



 1958 Fred Dean Frame No. 25953, Built with 531 DB tubing and Nervex Pro lugs
Large-flange (Normandy) hubs with Mavic rims
Chainset TA cranks with Stronglight 49D  “star” shaped profile rings
Gears  Campagnolo Gran Sport rear mech. and levers. Campagnolo front mech
Brakes Weinmann
Stem/Bars GB bars and stem
Saddle  Unica Nitor
Extra details  Most Fred Dean frames had his name on the top tube but you could ask for down tube decals if wanted
This bike is a typical clubman’s bike of the period, and parts have been replaced over the 50 odd years of continuous use.

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Fred Dean head transfer with image of rider which seems to appear onother badges.
Maybe a stock image from the supplier of transfers.

Campagnolo drive chain