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1979 Puch Challenger advertisement

Posted in 1979,Puch Advertisements by Racer on March 13, 2011

This ad is the earliest Puch advertisement I could find. It is from the December 1979 issue of “Bicycle Motocross Action” magazine. The model is the “new” Challenger MX. It features a Magnesium Alloy (Magalloy) frame. It has alloy hubs, Ashtubula cranks, V bars and a alloy SR stem, 4130 seat post, what looks to be front and rear Shimano or Dia Compe brakes and a Kashimax seat.

The frame is lugged and to me it looks identical to a Scorpion or Cycle Pro. I bet they all came from the same factory and may indeed by the same frame.

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  1. pete said,

    I used to have a puch challenger when i was 15 i am now 44 and seriously want to rebuild one to hang on my wall and remember my youth,so if you have any information on them it would be very much appriciated.by the way mine was a red frame and yellow acsesories.Thanks very much.
    pete palin

  2. j said,

    i have one id be willing to sell. its blue with yellow rims,seat.etc.email me at jboozy1@yahoo.com if interested.thanks


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