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Old 10-21-14, 02:22 AM
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Puch Pursuit 1985 OR Coventry Eagle 1965???

Hello from a rainy and windy Bakewell, Derbyshire.

I have a dilemma....We in Bakewell held the L'Eroica last year and are lucky to get it back in 2015. A few of us wanted to get involved and ride and obviously need a L'Eroica qualifying bike (basically pre '87 with gear shifters on the frame).

I found myself a great Puch Pursuit 10 speed in really good condition which would certainly work for the day but also I could ride throughout the year in the Derbyshire countryside. Since buying the Puch I have had a few negative comments about but am not sure why.

So here the dilemma... I have since found a 1965 Coventry Eagle in pretty good condition for its age with complete refurb and ready for the race and general riding. I was brought up in Coventry and was born in the 60's so this one sounds like the one for me but I don't know what to do?

So which would be the better regarded bicycle?
Which would be a better investment? The Puch or the Eagle?
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Get The 1965 Coventry Eagle..Some folks have as many as 36 bikes.

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Originally Posted by Carn0ustie View Post
Hello from a rainy and windy Bakewell, Derbyshire.

I have a dilemma....We in Bakewell held the L'Eroica last year and are lucky to get it back in 2015. A few of us wanted to get involved and ride and obviously need a L'Eroica qualifying bike (basically pre '87 with gear shifters on the frame).

I found myself a great Puch Pursuit 10 speed in really good condition which would certainly work for the day but also I could ride throughout the year in the Derbyshire countryside. Since buying the Puch I have had a few negative comments about but am not sure why.

So here the dilemma... I have since found a 1965 Coventry Eagle in pretty good condition for its age with complete refurb and ready for the race and general riding. I was brought up in Coventry and was born in the 60's so this one sounds like the one for me but I don't know what to do?

So which would be the better regarded bicycle?
Which would be a better investment? The Puch or the Eagle?
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