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I couldn't resist these when I saw them in the Puma factory outlet today.
They just fit my Michelin man.



 

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I was never afraid of the Michelin Man...until now.

First it's the Stay Puff Marshmallow Man, now this...:alien::abduct:
 

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In the 1930's Michelin had these compressors, and that is what colors the man was painted. The dude with the shoes on, is a repro made of fibreglass.
The ones on, and around the compressor, are the real deal, and are cast iron.
The smaller compressors have the man made of cast aluminum.

In the early days, the Michelin man smoked a cigar. On the compressors, he had the air hose coming out of his mouth.

 

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IntoVWs where is the Puma factory outlet? Would they have red/black testastretta shoes? Those are seemingly old hat overseas and are virtually non-existant here.
 

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It is in Keys Rd, Moorabbin.
Stock changes regularly, so it is worth dropping in when you are in the area.
On the weekend they only had the black and gold Panigale shoes. They were $51 a pair.

There is also a Puma outlet at the DFO in Essendon and DFO in Moorabbin. Not as much Ducati stuff pops up there though.
 

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Great, thanks!
 
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