Hi. Thanks for letting me join. I have recently been left a old Scott bike by a good friend of mine who as past away . It’s in bits all over the house. The problem I have is finding all the bits needed to put it back together. Think it’s about 1960s. It’s still waiting for probate to come through so can’t take a proper look at it. Log book had been found and in the hands of the solicitor. Question I have for you good people is, would it be worth trying to get it all back together or selling all the bits. Thanks again Paul.
Depends on whether you personally have any interest in reassembling it or if you just want to flog it for the best price. If you haven’t got the enthusiasm to assemble it to a working bike then sell it all as a job lot and then it’s all gone and finished rather than having the inevitable bits unsold remaining scenario.
Don’t quite know why the solicitor would have the log book though…
IMHO it would be far preferable to try and keep its identity and sell it as a project, rather than it being ‘lost’, and the parts scattered to the four winds. I don’t know where you are, but maybe a local member with a Birmingham Scott (made about 1955 to 1972), could call and advise you on the best way forwards.
Thanks Brian. If I can find all the parts I would love to get it restored . The old boy who left it me always wanted to. Would be prepared to put a lot and time and money into it to get it running again. I’m in Winsford Cheshire. Ta Paul