Penny Farthings Auckland Going ;-(

Postby FLATULENTFRIEND on Fri 23/Sep/11 5:29pm

Very :( to see an iconic shop going.
Anybody know why :ib:
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Re: Penny Farthing Going ;-(

Postby happybaboon on Fri 23/Sep/11 5:32pm

PFC wellington?
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Re: Penny Farthing Going ;-(

Postby FLATULENTFRIEND on Fri 23/Sep/11 5:34pm

happybaboon wrote:PFC wellington?


Sorry, Auckland
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Re: Penny Farthing Going ;-(

Postby happybaboon on Fri 23/Sep/11 5:35pm

Ah. Carry on then.
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Re: Penny Farthings Auckland Going ;-(

Postby Owen on Fri 23/Sep/11 6:06pm

FLATULENTFRIEND wrote:Very :( to see an iconic shop going.
Anybody know why :ib:


Bike Barn, who owned them previously, struck some kind of deal with Bikes International ( :crazy: ). I suspect that Penny's was included in that deal and that it wasn't paying its way under the new structure.
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Re: Penny Farthings Auckland Going ;-(

Postby Joel on Fri 23/Sep/11 9:34pm

crap. i remember going to penny's as a BMXer racing under 10 and drooling under bikes..

a real iconic shop. sad loss
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Re: Penny Farthings Auckland Going ;-(

Postby kneemick on Fri 23/Sep/11 10:35pm

Joel wrote:a real iconic shop. sad loss

:withstupid: Spent many a happy hour in their during my days in auckland
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Re: Penny Farthings Auckland Going ;-(

Postby FLATULENTFRIEND on Sat 24/Sep/11 8:15am

I wonder what they're doing with their historic bike collection :ib:
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