Puch Super Prima 12 — BikeRadar
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Puch Super Prima 12
edited November 2009
Does anyone know anything about this bike? I'm wondering how old it is, was it sold as a tourer, road bike or what? I bought one for £10 to use when its too wet to go out on the MTB.
Any info gratefully received.
Not of lot of info out there is there?
from Sheldon. The company has still got a
Help I'm Being Oppressed
Puch Prima was akin to a Raleigh Europa - a true Halfords special in its day, basic frame and basic components
Make mine an Italian, with Campagnolo on the side..
I had one around 1980 -82. 2 versions, black (matt?) or a nice pearlescient blue (mine) . Conventional gear levers on the blue but some blacks had thmn on the stem. Heavy 27 x 1 1/4 steel rims. I started time trialling on mine but soon fitted tubs and sprints which as you would expect nade a huge difference. 13 to 17, 5 speed block , even rode 100 miles to Poole at the age of 18 on them. In fact it was only at the very end of 2007 that I had my first ride on modern/normal 700c wired on tyres. Went from the 27's to tubs in 81 and stayed with them until I bought a Tricross in 07. Still riding those wheels I bought back then and I am damn sure they have never been touched with a spoke key. GP4 rims from Overbury's