Hard Rubbish

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Postby il padrone » Sat Apr 19, 2008 7:58 pm

No!! Keep the house.

Too useful as a bike shed.
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Postby kukamunga » Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:52 pm

The house is where the good bikes are kept (along with the Dobermans). We sleep in the nuclear fallout shelter.....
God save the ABC & SBS.....
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Postby kukamunga » Fri May 02, 2008 10:26 pm

Just going to tease you with a few tidbits of my most recent pick-ups.....
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Postby stevendavid75 » Fri May 02, 2008 11:26 pm

That house with the large bike collection demonstrates that someone theoretically could buy the Canberra bicycle museum collection and store it in the elements!
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Postby feelthewheel » Sat May 03, 2008 1:18 pm

Wow that 'Challenge' frame is a stunner Kukamunga - great to see another classic bike saved from the crushers! Any more pics of that frame please?
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Postby kukamunga » Sun May 04, 2008 9:14 am

Yeh. I'll get some pics up soon. Actually.....

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I will probably try to sell this bike at the upcoming Bicycle Swap Meet at Abbotsford Cycles on the 24th May. I will be asking for more than what I got on ebay for the 'Wentworth'..... :?
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Postby kukamunga » Wed May 21, 2008 1:46 am

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My house is really starting to resemble the one above, and my wife aint happy! :evil: So to tempt you all into coming to Melbourne this weekend for the bicycle swap meet, here are some snippets of bikes that I haven't had time to discuss here, and am hoping to pass on this Saturday:-

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Postby feelthewheel » Wed May 21, 2008 8:27 am

Thanks for the pics Kukamunga - all the best clearing some space (for more bicycles of course ... just don't tell the wife!) at Saturday's sale.
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Postby lisanne » Wed May 21, 2008 3:27 pm

kukamunga do you have any 27" wheel mud guards in chrome or similiar (ie not plastic) ?
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby tbcha1 » Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:00 pm

hi guys
sorry to drag out a old post but the only most recent post i can find about Puch bikes in australia
Dont know much about Puch bikes. Just wondering if the Puch Original 2500 "Olympian 12" are any good or worth anything?
frames looks in good nick id describe it more but im clueless about bikes
anyways be great to know if it should go into the metal scrap heap or not
JK just wanted to make some of you guys cringe :)
thanks in advance
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby ldrcycles » Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:12 pm

From the very little I've heard about them most Puchs ride well, whether they are worth much is another matter. I've got a Promenade ladies bike in the shed that's been waiting for about 3 years to be restored.
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby munga » Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:39 pm

50-150
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby Dan » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:22 am

munga wrote:50-150

+1
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby Torana68 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:57 am

30 to 50 :)
Ozpushies! for ALL Australian made bikes.
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby Dan » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:34 am

I've seen some nice Puchs in Germany.
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby munga » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:47 pm

i'm gunna puch you in da node idda middut, mate.
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby HappyHumber » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:57 pm

Aren't they Austrian, not German? (Like Hitler)
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby Dan » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:06 pm

HappyHumber wrote:Aren't they Austrian, not German? (Like Hitler)


I've also seen some nice raleighs in Germany.
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby vanbree » Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:04 pm

Seeing as the hard rubbish thread is up, here's afew pics of my recent pickups.
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001 by adrianvanbreemen, on Flickr
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003 by adrianvanbreemen, on Flickr
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004 by adrianvanbreemen, on Flickr
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the Norco java was bought at the local market.
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And here's a pic of the shogun cleaned up.
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby munga » Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:05 pm

i've seen some nice swedes in noosa.
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/retroclassiccycling/
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Postby redrover3 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:33 pm

i've seen some nice swedes in noosa.

Yah, backpackers.
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby munga » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:42 pm

"odi odi odi"
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby cray- » Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:38 pm

vanbree wrote:Seeing as the hard rubbish thread is up, here's afew pics of my recent pickups.


Nice bikes, wrong Hard Rubbish thread: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=31224

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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby LugNut » Tue Sep 10, 2013 11:36 pm

Christ almighty. So much XT. The pickings in hard rubbish are better than on Gumtree/eBay it seems.
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Re: Hard Rubbish

Postby Joe H » Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:52 pm

My wife brought this home from Willoughby. Not sure if it's retro but judging from all the rust I guess it's pretty old. New models are for sale on-line with grip/twist shifters; this has a thumb-shifter. Indi-Australia Rambler. I got it running and converted the basket to a rumble seat for the kids. We had a blast riding around the local park.

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